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Live view from Naples. Updated report from Anna Maria will be up shortly.

Tuesday April 15th Anna Maria Island 8:30am: The tax man cometh and so is the swell. Movement on the Gulf this morning will increase as we ease through the afternoon. No ridable surf as of this report, but there is a strong line of storms heading this way preceding the front. This should arrive this afternoon and impact the WC into the evening. Surf will gradually come up and should be ridable late afternoon. We have a high tide at 12:12pm and a low at 7:15pm here locally. Winds will switch later today more from the West and continue to crank over night from the NW, eventually turning to the NE by Wednesday morning. Looking like fun surf when we get up tomorrow so the dawn patrollers should score. Get ready... here it comes... --- TD Gulf Temp: 76°

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Tuesday April 15th Satellite Beach 8:15pm Fun little window tonight with offshore wind but the tide got fat real quick. 8:15am Chest high sets with semi clean conditions this morning on higher tide. Wind is out of the S/SW less than 10 mph at the time of this report but will pickup through the day. HT 8:38am LT 2:45pm HT 9:09pm. Plenty of wind and swell looks to stick around for the rest of the week, with some possible windows of clean conditions. Atlantic Temp: 71°

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