Slave to the Wave Surf Report and Photos


Flat throughout South Florida.

Wave models are showing the swell wrapping around the Bahamas a little more now. Hopefully parts of PBC will see some action Wednesday and Thursday. The winds are looking GOOD for South Florida and Central Florida for the next two days!



Surf Forecast looking good from the Surfin’ Weatherman.


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 09/13/14 at 6:05pm

Another fun day of knee to thigh high waves more

From Slave on 09/12/14 at 4:52pm

Fun longboard waves today up north of the Bahamas more

From Slave on 09/09/14 at 8:52am

Knee high. If it wasn't for the full moon more

From Slave on 09/07/14 at 5:25pm

Knee to thigh high wind-swell today in South Florida. more

Follow Ben Hicks as he explores the Bahamas during our flat spell.

Day 1 Flying into Eastern Bahamian thunderstorms.
09/03/14 at 8:46pm

Day 1 Eastern Bahamas: Today started out like any other day, more

Tie Dye Star.  Shot F18 1/5s ISO 50
Day 2: Swimming with the stars
09/05/14 at 2:58pm

  Day 2:  Swimming with the stars After nearly getting cabin more

Reef life.
Day 3: Into the Blue.
09/06/14 at 9:54pm

Day 3: Into the Blue. As I woke this morning more


“Fish Tales” Ben Hicks Art Show at Saltwater Brewery

Waterman and Photographer Ben Hicks will be showing selected works at the 2nd show in the Saltwater Brewery Artist Series. Opening Reception, the photography will stay up for 2 weeks. more

X-Zone Skateboard competition Nov 22nd, 2014

X-Zone, is brought to you by Viking Surf'SUP and Instaramps. Hosted at The Brazilian Festival Pompano Beach on Nov 22nd, 2014. X-Zone will have Skaters, performances and Competitions by age group. Trophies and other 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

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

8-0 Bird Miracle Model

8-0 Bird Miracle Model, epoxy, tail block, fin patch great shape used very little $600 cash Call (no text) 954 610 more

5’9 Zippifish & 8’0 Doug Schrodel

5'9 Zippifish twin keel in good condition $250 comes with lokbox keels.  8'0 Doug Schrodel 2+1 with fins good condition $350 comes with Halcyon 2+1 fin set.  Email Jeff with questions more

Robert August (Brian Anderson Model)

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



Mobile Report

Knee to thigh Deerfield
From Slave on 09/07/14 at 10:54am

Fun little Longboard waves throughout south Florida this more

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Local News

Philippe Cousteau leads So. Fla. research trip
From Surfing Blog | WPTV on 09/16/14 at 5:45am

A grandson of ocean exploration pioneer Jacques Cousteau is visiting Florida to raise awareness about the effects of pollution on marine resources such as corals.


Shaping Experience
From Kim Crawford on 12/03/13 at 8:45pm

It was time for a new surfboard. I had more

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Bouy Data

Fowey Rocks, FL

Last Updated on Sep 16 2014, 11:00 pm EST

Air Temp: 82°F

Water Temp: 85°F

Wind: Southwest at 5.8 MPH (5.05 KT)

Your 5-Day Forecast at a Glance

Lake Worth, FL

Last Updated on Sep 16 2014, 11:30 pm EST

Air Temp: 78°F

Water Temp: 85°F

Wind: West at 5.8 MPH (5.05 KT)

Your 5-Day Forecast at a Glance

Fort Pierce, FL (134)

Last Updated on Sep 16 2014, 11:25 pm EST

Air Temp: 0°F

Water Temp: 83°F


Wave Height: 1.31ft

Your 5-Day Forecast at a Glance

Settlement Point, GBI

Last Updated on Sep 16 2014, 11:00 pm EST

Air Temp: 82°F

Water Temp: 0°F

Wind: South at 3.4 MPH (2.92 KT)

Your 5-Day Forecast at a Glance

CANAVERAL 20 NM East of Cape Canaveral, FL

Last Updated on Sep 17 2014, 12:20 am EDT

Air Temp: 80°F

Water Temp: 85°F

Wind: West at 13.4 MPH (11.66 KT)

Dewpoint: 69.6°F

Your 5-Day Forecast at a Glance

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

Your 5-Day Forecast at a Glance

Tides For Hillsboro Inlet