Surf Report for 18th July 2014

Constantine (0*):  Flat

at 6.25 a.m.

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That was a lightshow and a half wasn’t it!
Lightning flashes everywhere and deep throated thundering booms for most of the night furnishing a thousand streaky pics on social media.
And so you would expect a fresh and cheerful morning after all that but it’s not the case.
A grey and sultry morning has greeted us, still warm, still muggy, a gusting but still mainly light wind blowing offshore.
You get the feeling that theses storms haven’t finished with us just yet!
The surf?
Nah, that is pretty much flat. Clean and offshore and smooth and everything but almost flat. There is the (very) occasional, almost rideable wave shadowing in against the wind from way out there but even those ones are only shin to knee high.
Too flat to surf, too windy to paddle.
That should change as the day bumbles along with some brightness eventually unfolding while the wind backs to the south west, helping to push at least a little windswell our way later.

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Stormy, stormy nights! Pic: www.thebeachlife.co.uk

Harlyn (0*):  Flat

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It is as flat as flat can be around here this morning, an infinite infinity pool of wind smoothed smoothness.
You won’t be surfing around here today, maybe SUPing in the lee or even swimming but there’s not even a ripple to surf on.
No, not here, not today!

Today’s Tide Times:

Low Tide:  16:58  (1.5m)           High Tide:  10:35  (6.8m)

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Surf Forecast for Saturday 19th July 2014

It looks as though we are in for another muggy day of calm surf and light breezes.
The summer doldrums seem to be upon us!
We might just get a planking session in just as the tide pushes some of those tiny waves over some shallow bits but knee ugh gliders are probably as much as we can hope to see today!

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Surf Conditions for the Weekend

Forecasts have been showing sky high temperatures for a few more days and with maybe not such clear or clean weather still.
We should get some surf eventually. Nothing special but very surfable, especially for Summer. And there is that low pressure system trying to develop out to the north west, a predicted 992 by Sunday or Monday.
That should spin at least some waves our way, eventually.
So, a gloomy end of week should give way to something brighter for the weekend and we should be able to manage a longboardable wave, maybe improving as the weekend winds down.
The sun is likely to release its full brightness only as the weekend winds down too making for a very Summery kind of surf, if and when it does eventually arrive!
Have a great weekend, wherever you are and whatever you’re doing!