Del Norte
Wave Heights

Near Shore Wave Height Forecast
*Del Norte surf and weather forecast based on Crescent City South Beach

Tonight<br>Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Thursday NightThursday Night<br>Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light north  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Friday Night<br>A 50 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Saturday Night<br>Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  Low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday Night
Sunday Night<br>A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Monday Night
Monday Night<br>A slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Tuesday Night
Tuesday Night<br>Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
01AM-7mph from the N
04AM-8mph from the NNW
10AM-8mph from the NNW
01PM-13mph from the NNW
04PM-13mph from the NW
10PM-9mph from the NNW
01AM-5mph from the NNW
04AM-6mph from the NNW
10AM-9mph from the NNW
01PM-11mph from the NNW
04PM-13mph from the NNW
10PM-11mph from the NNW
01AM-7mph from the N
04AM-2mph from the N
10AM-3mph from the NNW
01PM-5mph from the W
04PM-7mph from the NW
10PM-5mph from the NW
01AM-3mph from the NW
04AM-3mph from the NW
10AM-5mph from the WSW
01PM-7mph from the SW
04PM-9mph from the SW
10PM-6mph from the WSW
01AM-6mph from the SSW
04AM-6mph from the SW
10AM-6mph from the SSW
01PM-8mph from the WSW
04PM-9mph from the W
10PM-6mph from the NW
01AM-5mph from the NNW
04AM-3mph from the N
10AM-3mph from the N
01PM-6mph from the NW
04PM-9mph from the NW
10PM-6mph from the NW
01AM-3mph from the NE
04AM-3mph from the ESE
10AM-3mph from the SSE
01PM-6mph from the SSW
04PM-7mph from the WSW
10PM-5mph from the WNW

How this works

This chart shows you 7-days worth of swell/weather/wind information all in place. You have “incoming swell” (in feet) charted by the blue line on the gray graph. You have the weather icons for each day below the graph and you have the wind, speed and direction represented by the directional arrows topped by a blue “wind strength” indicator.

These nearshore wave height forecasts are custom built for each surf region using an average/above-average indicator break as a focal point. These forecasts aren’t just some knock-off of a generic Wavewatch III spectral point being regurgitated, these are true nearshore forecasts that use proprietary algorithms factoring in things like swell windows, island shadowing, bathymetry data, swell-period travel time, and other critical forecast components that tune the nearshore forecast specifically for your region, giving you a good solid overview of incoming swell, weather and wind, so that you can go out and find the best spot to score.

Del Norte Offshore Swell Forecast

How this works

The Offshore Swell Forecast shows you the 7-day forecast starting at the current time and going out from the latest forecast run. Mousing over any part of the graph (any line including the solid shaded area in the background) will pop up a new box near your pointer that shows the DATE/TIME/COMBINED BUOY HEIGHT in the top of the box, and then the specifics of the line you are hovering over like SWELL HEIGHT, SWELL PERIOD, SWELL DIRECTION (both in Simple Compass direction, like Northwest, and specific degrees 308). If you follow the contour of the line you can see hour by hour how that swell behaves over the course of the forecast period.

*Note: clicking on an individual swell in the legend of the chart you can “hide” that data stream making the chart easier to navigate