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Tuesday July 29th Anna Maria Island 8:30am Waking up to steady onshore wind and small knee high crumblers. If you were not expecting much, then you won't be too disappointed. Only knee high, but there is plenty of rain heading towards the coast so hopefully we'll get a small increase with the approaching energy. Look for the small wind swell to stick around today and will fizzle out by later tomorrow. Kiters will find plenty of ripe conditions today and already this morning we are seeing some solid wind numbers. Not much else out there for the GC at this time, but we are finally heading into an active tropical period. We have 2 storms we are currently watching as they make their way across the Atlantic, and possibly into the Carib? We'll just have to wait and see. So for today look for a slow increase in the wind swell and petering out over night. Local tides today L-7:27am, H-1:38pm, L-8:35pm. The weekend ahead looks flat so get out there today if you can. Have a terrific Tuesday. ----Tommy D. Gulf Temp: 90

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NEKTON - Indian Rocks Beach - Nekton Surf & Skate Shop – Opening its doors in 2006, Nekton Surf Shop was founded by local professional surfer Cory Lopez and his father on the premise of providing quality surf and skate gear to the West Coast of Florida. Nekton has become a place for both locals and visitors alike to pick up boardshorts, and buy a board on the way to the beach directly across the street. Nekton stocks a variety of Surf and Skate brands, as well as several smaller boutique and local brands. While the shop also has large footwear collection from brands such as Vans, & Reef, we also carry a deep selection of Sunglass & Watches. Stop by and check out our board room for the latest Surf, SUP, Skate and Skim Boards. Call us or contact us for more information. Nekton Surf & Skate Shop 1313 Gulf Blvd Indian Rocks Beach, FL 33785. 727-593-8292- shop phone 727-593-1313-wave line. Open 10-7 Sun-Thurs • Fri & Sat 10-8. Check out our website for all the brands we carry. NektonSurf.com Like us on Facebook! We have board, bicycle, and beach item rentals available through the store and after hours with Rad Rentals 727-RAD-RENT – Radrentals.com. The Mangers of Nekton Laura & Nathan have recently open their own new store Rad Bicycles and Hobbies across the street from Nekton.
 

OLD NAPLES SURF SHOP - Old Naples Surf Shop is Naples original surf shop established in 1983.  Located on Third Street South in historic Old Naples, we're recognized as the source for quality surf, beach and water sport apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories. We just received a new shipment of surfboards: Now carrying Waters Edge SUPs! 4 Ricky Carroll's, 1 Sam Barker and 1 CC Rider. You'll find all  your favorite brands - Billabong, Costa, Dakine, Electric, Freestyle, Freewaters, Freak, Globe, Havianas, Hurley, Kaenon, Maaji, Nixon, O’Neill, Ocean Minded, Olukai, On A Mission, Patagonia, Quiksilver, Quiksilver Waterman Collection, Rainbow, Reef, Rip Curl, Roxy, Riviera, RVCA, Rusty, Sanuk, Sector 9, Suplove, Volcom, Von Zipper, Xcel, Werner, Zap. We also carry custom surfboards by Ricky Carroll and Sam Barker, Stand Up Paddle Boards from top manufacturers and a wide variety of skim and skateboards. SUP, surf and skim lessons are offered by qualified and certified instructors.  Take one of our SUP fitness classes or clinics, or go for a guided   eco-tour in the area’s beautiful natural environments. oldnaplessurfshop.com

 

SUNCOAST SURF SHOP - Suncoast Surf Shop, Treasure Island, FL since 1966. One of Tampa Bays largest selection of surf boards, stand up paddle boards, skim boards, skateboards, prone paddleboards, & all sorts of clothing and accessories. We have short, long, fun, & fish surfboards by Channel Islands, ...LOST, Global Surf Industries, One World Customs by Juan Rodriquez & many more as well as used boards and all your surf accessories and wetsuits by Da Kine, Freak, Kommunity, OAM, Astrodeck, Xcel, Captain Fin, Futures, FCS, & more. We have skimboards by Zap, Wave Zone, and Exile. Tons of Sector 9, Loaded, Globe, Penny, Arbor, & local Klever skateboards in stock as well as skate accessories. We have SUP  surf, race, touring, & stock boards available from Starboard, Surftech, KM Hawaii, NSP, Naish, Tropical Blends, SIC, Fanatic, Boardworks & USA made Cannibal Boards by AJ Finan & Zulu Race Boards by Packet Casey.  We also have a selection of kids sup boards & paddles, & have over 100 Quickblade paddles in stock as well as Kialoa and Hippo Sticks paddles. The new Surftech Bark Commander prone paddle board is exclusively available through us and Joe Bark with Surftech. We offer lessons, tours, demos & rentals as well as Bailey Rosen's new free kids clinic, & the NEW Nightsup! We have men's & women's swimwear & clothing by O'Neill, Roxy, Quiksilver, Rip Curl, Duvin, Flomotion, Hurley, Volcom, Katin, Rusty, ...LOST, & many more. We also have accessories by Camelback, Sweetwater Wear, Thule racks, GoPro cameras, Rainbow, Reef, & Ocean Minded footwear, tons of sunglasses by Costa, Electric, Maui Jim, Spy, Arnette, Dragon, Smith, Hobie, Zeal, & Bomber, watches by Freestyle & Vestal, & sunscreens by RAW Elements, Waterman's, Sun Bum, & Salt Life, & just in a new slim waist PFD and House of Marley audio accessories for holiday gifts. Pick up your latest issue of ESM, Surfer's Journal, Standup Journal, & SUP The Mag. We still have surf wax for $1! Thank you for 47 great years, Joe, Geri, JoJo and the crew @ Suncoast Surf Shop 9841 Gulf Blvd., Treasure Island, FL 33706, (727) 367- 2483


 

TOMMY'S - With four locations and over 25 years of experience in the watersports industry Tommy’s prides itself in the ability to keep customers stoked on the water. We are Florida’s leading Malibu and Axis inboard boat dealership and service center, and Thanks to Malibu’s SurfGate we can keep you surfing even during the long summer flat spells. We also have a pro shop filled with everything you need. Wake boards and wake surf boards from Hyperlite, Ronix, Slingshot, Phase 5, Humanoid, CTRL. Waterskies from HO, Radar, and Goode. Stand up Paddle boards from Slingshot and Radar. Longboards from Goldcoast, and apparel and accessories from Reef, O’Neill, Roxy, Quiksilver, Hurley, Fox, Billabong, Salt Life, Dragon, Oakley, Maui Jim, Zeal, Von Zipper, Spy, and more. Stop by the shop at 16117 US Highway 19 N Clearwater Fl 33764 or give us a call at (727) 400-6836. Don’t Forget to ask about our FREE wake surf demo’s and clinics going on all summer. www.gettommys.com Like us on Facebook - TommysFlorida


 

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Tuesday July 29th 7:40am Only around shin high this morning with clean conditions. Doesn't look ridable for surf locally. LT 4:02am HT 10:05am LT 4:14pm. Not much for surf expected for the rest of the week, all eyes are on the potential storm in the mid Atlantic, possibly Bertha within the next couple of days. Last couple pics in slider above shows the Delta 4 rocket launched Monday evening from the Cape, viewed from Satellite Beach. Atlantic Temp: 80°

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