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Old 01-18-2017, 07:14 AM
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Keeping an eye on the forecast over here. Looks a little windy at the moment out of PC.
Old 01-19-2017, 06:40 AM
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Originally Posted by krocks View Post
Keeping an eye on the forecast over here. Looks a little windy at the moment out of PC.
Yeah, looks like Today/Friday is the magic window and some weather will be rolling in on Saturday and Sunday. I'm in Cocoa Beach right now, and the water is glass.
Old 01-19-2017, 07:13 AM
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Saturday looks pretty decent with wave height and wave length

It's too bad I'm still in moving mode. I got one more weekend of wifely duty and then I think I am home free.

Enjoy the weekend fellows!
Old 01-19-2017, 08:25 AM
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Originally Posted by lyman24 View Post
Saturday looks pretty decent with wave height and wave length
Where are you looking? Here's what I saw
SATURDAY
SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. A
MODERATE CHOP ON THE INTRACOASTAL WATERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
Old 01-19-2017, 08:31 AM
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Yep it is gets worse further offshore.
I think today was the day and I couldn't get out of work.

"Saturday - South winds 15 to 20 knots. Seas 3 to 5 feet. Slight chance of showers in the afternoon."

I have some time next week so I hope it lays back down after this front.
Old 01-19-2017, 09:06 AM
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Originally Posted by jj1987 View Post
Where are you looking? Here's what I saw
JJ take a look at Winder Finder or SailFlow. I do go by NOAA, but I also follow the wind forecast. 3 to 5 foot seas can be handled easily if the wave period is 9 seconds or so...

https://www.windfinder.com/forecast/cape_canaveral_buoy

But yes, if I didn't have to work, Friday seems to be the better day, but Saturday morning isn't half bad. There is some weather coming in, but I think the front blows through Sunday some time.
Old 01-19-2017, 09:24 AM
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Going to stick to the river this weekend.

-Curtis-
Old 01-20-2017, 06:44 AM
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went out yesterday, started at PFlats and pushed deeper to 21 fathom line. First minute in had a knockdown on skirted ballyhoo, unfortunately a skippy. Proceeded to troll for the next 4 hrs with nothing but one cut off, no idea what it was. Headed back in and hit 8a hopeing for a quick king, and no luck. Hit the dutch for the hell of it, no luck. Not my day today. It was choppy, confused seas at very short intervals, with some solid 3s in there out deeper. Later in the day it smoothed out and the ride back was nice. Nice day, just no fish. Hopefully some of you guys did better.
Old 01-20-2017, 01:27 PM
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Originally Posted by southtx View Post
went out yesterday, started at PFlats and pushed deeper to 21 fathom line. First minute in had a knockdown on skirted ballyhoo, unfortunately a skippy. Proceeded to troll for the next 4 hrs with nothing but one cut off, no idea what it was. Headed back in and hit 8a hopeing for a quick king, and no luck. Hit the dutch for the hell of it, no luck. Not my day today. It was choppy, confused seas at very short intervals, with some solid 3s in there out deeper. Later in the day it smoothed out and the ride back was nice. Nice day, just no fish. Hopefully some of you guys did better.
Yeah, was at the port last night trying to catch the rocket and ran into a few people who went out -- sounds like everything was being stingy.
Old 01-20-2017, 03:53 PM
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Went out today, but stayed in close since I had to be back in early. Marked literally more stacked bait pods on the sonar in 43-45 ft outside the inlet than I think Ive ever seen. Worked 'em until about 1pm. Caught tons of blues and some spanish mixed in as well. Had 2 chances at cobes, but didn't seal the deal on either. It was nice out, but definitely some confused swells at times.
Old 01-27-2017, 02:30 PM
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*cough* *cough* *cough* I think I feel a small cold coming on next tuesday/wednesday. might have to burn a sick day...



TONIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO 15 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
5 SECONDS. CHOPPY ON THE INTRACOASTAL WATERS.

SATURDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET WITH
A DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A MODERATE CHOP ON THE INTRACOASTAL
WATERS.

SATURDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO
4 FEET WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD 5 SECONDS. A LIGHT CHOP ON THE
INTRACOASTAL WATERS. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING, THEN RAIN
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUNDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS BECOMING WEST 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET. CHOPPY ON THE
INTRACOASTAL WATERS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.

SUNDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET.
CHOPPY ON THE INTRACOASTAL WATERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
EVENING.

MONDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO
15 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. SEAS 3 TO 4 FEET. CHOPPY ON THE
INTRACOASTAL WATERS.

MONDAY NIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS DIMINISHING TO
5 TO 10 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FEET.

TUESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

TUESDAY NIGHT
WEST WINDS 5 KNOTS. SEAS 1 TO 2 FEET.

WEDNESDAY
NORTHWEST WINDS 5 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 1 FOOT.
Old 01-27-2017, 07:46 PM
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I will be out there Tuesday if this weather window holds up. Have the kings still been running on Pelican and 8A or has the water temp dropped too much?
Old 01-29-2017, 06:35 AM
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Since it is slow on our local thread...Does anyone have a good, professional wax/buffing service in the area? I started wet sanding my hull and looking for someone to finish the job. It's long overdue, see difference in photo.
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Old 01-29-2017, 06:47 AM
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There are a few in Orlando. I was looking last year, but they wouldn't travel to the east coast. Sorry, don't recall the names, but I found them through Google.
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Originally Posted by lyman24 View Post
Since it is slow on our local thread...Does anyone have a good, professional wax/buffing service in the area? I started wet sanding my hull and looking for someone to finish the job. It's long overdue, see difference in photo.
Land and sea detailing off of old winter garden road. They do great work
Old 01-30-2017, 10:11 AM
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http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/ops.shtml

Link from maintenance report here. http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_page.php?station=41010

Does this mean the 120 mile buoy will be back in march?
Old 01-30-2017, 10:59 AM
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I see April as the date. Looks the are replacing the 20 mile bout in May. It will be nice to get wind data back
Old 01-30-2017, 11:09 AM
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Just in time for the fishes and weather....although the fish are usually always out there if the buoy is there to act as a FAD.
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I went out today and fished in the canaveral bight area and caught several bluefish. The weather was perfect and I have never seen so many trailers in the parking lot on a Wednesday. Kind of wish I ran offshore but I didn't have all day to be out there. Can't wait to here some of the reports from the guys who were out there.
Old 02-02-2017, 11:48 AM
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I might try and run the beaches or hit the closer in reefs out of PC on Saturday to see if any rays or cobes are out there. Looks a little rough to be heading out deep and haven't heard much about good trolling lately.

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