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Sand Key Video: Thrashing Sand Key in May

I’ve said it once, but I’ll say it again. That was a really awesome May.  This video features high performance surfing from an incredible spring swell, just one swell of a series of swells from this epic month. The warm conditions and high surf repeating throughout the month were especially unusual, and delightfully so. It would have been just impossible to wipe the smirk off of everyones faces. Simply put, it was the best month of May we’ve seen in a very long time.

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Sand Key Surf Going Off & Honeymoon around Sunset

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Gulf Surfing 2015-2016

Below are some of the many images from SurfingtheGulf.com taken this winter. Continue reading Gulf Surfing 2015-2016

Red Tide of April 2016

Red Tide of April 2016

Yep, red tide is back at Clearwater Beach and Honeymoon Island.  It’s been hanging around since the beginning of April.

Red tide is an organism, a phytoplankton.  The over abundance of phytoplankton is commonly known as red tide.  Its scientific name is Karenia brevis (genus, species), or K. brevis shortened.  Red tides is when there is an over-abundance of pytoplankton in the water(called an algae bloom).  The algae blooms are often during the warmer months in the Gulf of Mexico, but its timing can be somewhat unpredictable.

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