Slave to the Wave Surf Report and Photos


Glassy flat throughout south Florida this morning. Don’t know what to do with myself in the mornings now without waves. Man, what a great run of waves we had. Latest wave model run looks good for Christmas day! Hope the forecast holds!

December 19th Art on the Slide at Jump the Shark


End of the year Slave to the Wave Holiday Party. Our 'Art on the Slide' next stop is at Jump the Shark - formerly the Bubble (map) in the Downtown Fort Lauderdale Art district on December 19th @ 7PM. Rad setup with bands playing on stage outside and Surfing Artists and craft market inside. Great way to support local artist and shop for the holidays. Food, drinks, live art, raffle, bands, S2TW slideshow and more.


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 12/12/14 at 11:42am

Little leftover scraps this morning in South PBC. At more

From Slave on 12/11/14 at 10:50am

  Fun waist to occasional chest high waves this morning more

From Slave on 12/10/14 at 7:31pm

Scored some fun ones in North Broward Today. Above Photos. more

From Slave on 12/08/14 at 12:46pm

Knee to occasional waist high NE swell this morning more

Follow Ben Hicks as he explores the Bahamas for surf this week.

Winter swell hunting in the Carribbean
12/08/14 at 11:35am

Life is all about jumping on a plane and more

Chasing the swell with no surfboards…
12/08/14 at 8:21pm

As we arrive at our destination the anticipation builds more

Mike on an inside one and one of my favorite shots of the day!
Day 2: Boards arrive and the strike mission gets into full gear.
12/09/14 at 9:25pm

We awake 5am on Tues morning to the grumble more

Day 3: It all pays off
12/10/14 at 9:35pm

  Day 3: It all pays off 5:30 comes much earlier more

Soul arch.
Day 4: Sending it to end it.
12/12/14 at 7:19am

Day 4: Sending it to end it. Our last day more


Surfing Santas of South Florida

Surf Santas 2

Come out in your best Holiday costume and catch a few waves!! Celebrate the holidays by catching a few waves with fellow Santas, snowmen, elves and maybe even a reindeer or two. Wear your best more

Art on the Slide Holiday Edition

On December 19th Slave to the Wave is having its end of the year "Art on the slide" Party @ Jump the Shark-formerly the Bubble.   Live Music Dooms de Pop Celebrator Brady Newbill Acoustic set Holiday Market by local more

Piotrek “Pete” Zatorski’s Paddle Out Ceremony. December 21

Sunday, December 21 at 4:30pm - 9:00pm Please come and pay tribute to, and celebrate the life of Piotrek "Pete" Zatorski. Spread the word, as his brother and parents will be in attendance, to show them more

Stoked Ent. ‘Stoked Girls’ Swimsuit Calendar

2015 insta-holiday-ad Calendar

  2015 Stoked Ent. 'Stoked Girls' Swimsuit Calendar Featuring Jypsea Local Swimwear Available at Also available at: All Bc Surf and Sport locations Billabong store in Deerfield Jypsea Local on Commercial blvd.

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

Robert August (Brian Anderson Model)

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



Mobile Report

Thursday Waist high south pbc
From Slave on 12/11/14 at 7:41am

Some bigger sets coming in the chest high range. more

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Tropical Weather Activity

Local News

A December to remember Photo-sesh
From James Wieland on 12/17/14 at 4:57pm

We haven't seen a swell like this since Sandy! Check out a recap of the huge surf on Palm Beach.


Art on the Slide at Daytime Radness // Island Water Sports
From Rachel DeJohn on 10/28/14 at 1:42pm

Art on the Slide had a blast being apart more

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Fowey Rocks, FL

Last Updated on Dec 19 2014, 5:00 pm EST

Air Temp: 73°F

Water Temp: 75°F

Wind: East at 13.9 MPH (12.05 KT)

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Lake Worth, FL

Last Updated on Dec 19 2014, 5:42 pm EST

Air Temp: 73°F

Water Temp: 76°F

Wind: East at 10.3 MPH (8.94 KT)

Dewpoint: 61.7°F

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Last Updated on Dec 19 2014, 3:25 pm MST

Air Temp: 0°F

Water Temp: 76°F


Wave Height: 1.64ft

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Unknown Station

Last Updated on Dec 20 2014, 9:00 am LST

Air Temp: 70°F

Water Temp: 0°F

Wind: Northeast at 10.3 MPH (8.94 KT)

Dewpoint: 57.9°F

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Unknown Station

Last Updated on Dec 19 2014, 5:20 pm EST

Air Temp: 69°F

Water Temp: 75°F

Wind: Calm

Dewpoint: 53.1°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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