Slave to the Wave Surf Report and Photos


Another day of flatness for south Florida. There’s still a little rideable wave upcoast. Should be fun for the longboard.

All eyes on Erika! The forecast looks good for now! Florida hasn’t had a storm make landfall in nearly 10 years. Not sure if I’m ready for the aftermath but I’m absolutely ready for the beforemath :-). It’s a little early to start hyping her up but it sure does feel good to see some potential surf for South Florida again!




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Contributed Reports

Last four days of waves

These are the last four days of surf photographed by Slave to the Wave. For more days look here.

From Slave on 08/12/15 at 8:56pm

Fun little longboard waves upcoast today. Big thanks to Bill more

From Slave on 08/04/15 at 5:34pm

Another flat week for South Florida. We did manage to more

From Slave on 07/27/15 at 7:09am

Flatness continues for south Florida. We did manage to more

From Slave on 07/13/15 at 7:40am

Glassy flat this Monday morning with light offshore winds more

Follow Ben Hicks and the boys in nica this week.

Not a bad sunset view.
Nicaragua Day 1
04/29/15 at 12:07am

Florida has been hot and flat for weeks - I' more

Good morning from Nicaragua.
Nicaragua Day 2 – Jellies!
04/29/15 at 11:30pm

I am stoked to be naturally an early riser more

Daytime dark peaks.
Nicaragua Day 3 – Weather rules
05/01/15 at 12:26pm

I rose to cloudy skies in the dark and more

Flashed tube
Day 4 – Electricity is a luxury
05/01/15 at 10:45pm

Waking up to sweat dripping down your face is more

Day 5 – The day has come
05/04/15 at 11:03am

A lot of anticipation was riding on today!  It more

Follow Kane and the Pompano boys as they surf Indo this week

Tales from the Underground: Episode 3 “The Dreaded LayDays…Well…Sort of…”
05/15/15 at 9:11pm

One by one we awaken in the dark…battle weary more

Tales from the Underground Episode 2: “Into the Belly of the Beast”
05/09/15 at 12:13am

Nobody can sleep. Jetlag gets the best of all more

Tales from the Underground: Episode 1 “Time Travel and the Un-Anticipated Change in Reality”
05/06/15 at 9:32pm

Its that time of year again and South Florida's more


Stolen Board


Be on the lookout for a 9 ft 6 Nelson Sky blue and yellow with a green fatigue mat on it stolen off the top of van in Lakewood Park between 8 pm 8/18 more

Surfrider Broward Waterway Cleanup, Surf Artists, and Surf Movie Aug 15


Intracoastal cleanup on paddleboards from 3-6 pm. Free pizza for volunteers! Local artists, food truck, vendors, board demos, and surf movie on the lawn from 6-11 pm. You must be 21 or older to more

Sunshine SUP Series Race #2 Aug 22


Aloha! Welcome to the second and final race of the Sunshine SUP Series for 2015. Race #1 kicked off as an awesome event and we hope to carry it on to race #2 as well! One more

Boward ESA Contest


We are super excited to announce our 2015 South Florida ESA schedule will be taking place at the Deerfield Beach Pier (waves permitting). ESA is the largest amateur surfing association in the world. Our family more

SFLA South Florida Longboard Association


 SFLA South Florida Longboard Association surf club meets the first Thursday of the month upstairs at Bru’s Room in Pompano on US1 just south of Atlantic 7:30 pm. Come on in early for dinner more

Used Boards


8-0 Bird Miracle Model, shaped like Walden Magic Model, epoxy, tail block, fin patch, great shape, no dings or repairs $550  Scotty 954 610 more

Al Merrick–Dane Reynolds Dumpster Diver–5’10” x 20″ x 2.5″

$450--bought it for $800--FCS foil fins--slater track top.--Great Condition.  Call Josh more

Robert August (Brian Anderson Model)

Mint condition Robert August (Brian Anderson Model).  9'5, asking $800.00. more



Mobile Report

Deerfield Waist high windchop
From Slave on 05/12/15 at 8:16am

Not the best looking but it is rideable. Find more

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Tropical Weather Activity

DaBuh Forecast

POSSIBLE Major Swell Event Continues Tropical Storm ERIKA
From Chickie Dimain aka DaBuh on 08/26/15 at 7:22pm

Have been waiting to do a video update. Almost pulled the plug earlier today but backed off. Will likely do one tomorrow. Around 1800 UTC our analysis/opinion is that the surface low associated with Tropical Storm ERIKA spun out of the main convective area.And a new COR began to develop East of original.This is further East than the National Hurricane Centers 5:00 advisory on position and track. You can see the NHC has the position just East of the 60 Line.This is likely the reason this afternoons run of the EURO model has shifted East of it’s previous runs more


Tonight, gather at the table!
From Kim Crawford on 02/06/15 at 12:54pm

It was Tuesday night and Chris Beeman and I more

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Fowey Rocks, FL

Last Updated on Jan 10 2015, 3:00 pm EST

Air Temp: 74°F

Water Temp: 77°F

Wind: Northeast at 20.8 MPH (18.08 KT)

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Lake Worth, FL

Last Updated on Aug 28 2015, 7:30 am EDT

Air Temp: 83°F

Water Temp: 85°F

Wind: Southeast at 9.2 MPH (7.97 KT)

Dewpoint: 74.5°F

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Unknown Station

Last Updated on Aug 28 2015, 5:21 am MDT

Air Temp: 0°F

Water Temp: 84°F


Wave Height: 1.64ft

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Unknown Station

Last Updated on Aug 28 2015, 12:00 am SST

Air Temp: 82°F

Water Temp: 0°F

Wind: Southeast at 6.9 MPH (6.03 KT)

Dewpoint: 76.8°F

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Unknown Station

Last Updated on Aug 28 2015, 7:20 am EDT

Air Temp: 78°F

Water Temp: 83°F

Wind: East at 9.0 MPH (7.78 KT)

Dewpoint: 68.4°F

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St. Augustine, FL 40NM ENE of St Augustine, FL

Last Updated on Feb 19 2014, 7:50 am EST

Air Temp: 68°F

Water Temp: 70°F

Wind: Southwest at 13.4 MPH (11.66 KT)

Wave Height: 2.62ft

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