Mid-May. What to expect?

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  1. photocat

    photocat Beach Comber

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    Hey Everyone,

    It's been a loooong time since I last posted.

    My husband and I are heading to Seacrest in mid-May. We've been down there in April and September before but never in May.

    What can we expect weather-wise? Bug-wise? (Please, please no lovebugs!) Tourist-isty wise (colleges out?)?

    We prefer October...except last time we planned for October, Ivan came through...we decided to try to go in front of hurricane season this time.

    TIA!
    Sue
     
  2. photocat

    photocat Beach Comber

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    No one experienced Mid-May in Sowal?! Someone? Anyone? :blush:
     
  3. Kiefer

    Kiefer Beach Crab

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    Touristy wise mid-May can be suprisingly quiet. The big rush comes a few days before Memorial Day weekend starts, around May 21.

    Love bugs hatch in early May, depending on the temperature and rainfall, and usually last about 10 days.

    Mid-May temperature should be in the high to mid 80's during the day, and in the 60's at night.

    Hope this helps.
     
  4. DuneAHH

    DuneAHH Beach Fanatic

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    Mid May is usually beautiful weather & fairly quiet (post Spring Break & pre Summer Season). One of my favorite months in SoWal.
     
  5. dbuck

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    Personally, it's my favorite time. It's so refreshing to enjoy the warm weather and beautiful water after a long cold winter.
     
  6. Matt J

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    It's a lot like October.
     
  7. Smiling JOe

    Smiling JOe SoWal Expert

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    One thing is for certain, in mid-May, the beach will not look like it did, yesterday. :roll:
     
  8. Mango

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    Shhh. I thought we agreed not to tell anyone about May. :D
     
  9. dbuck

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    Sorry, I had a weak moment. :wave:
     
  10. HYDROSTAN

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    The weather will be beautiful, some bugs, alot of Big Blue Signs, lighted mile markers, code enfrorcement trucks everywhere and no roadside produce stands. Other than that its a great place to be in May.
    Come on in- The waters fine.
     
  11. photocat

    photocat Beach Comber

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    Thank you all SOOOOO much. I'm even more excited now! :clap:

    Work has been incredibly stressful but it is making time go by quickly. My only salvation is the upcoming vacation. I hope it turns out as beautiful as possible!
     

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