Del Norte
Wave Heights

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

Tonight<br>A 10 percent chance of showers after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 45. East wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday NightMonday Night<br>Rain likely, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 8 to 13 mph in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Tuesday Night<br>Rain.  Low around 50. Windy, with a south wind 24 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Wednesday Night
Wednesday Night<br>Showers.  Low around 42. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday Night
Thursday Night<br>Showers likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 42.
Friday Night
Friday Night<br>A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Saturday Night
Saturday Night<br>A slight chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
12AM-5mph from the ESE
03AM-3mph from the ESE
09AM-3mph from the SE
12PM-2mph from the S
03PM-1mph from the SW
09PM-3mph from the E
12AM-8mph from the SSE
03AM-12mph from the SSE
09AM-14mph from the SSE
12PM-18mph from the SSE
03PM-18mph from the SSE
09PM-21mph from the S
12AM-23mph from the S
03AM-23mph from the S
09AM-16mph from the S
12PM-14mph from the SW
03PM-14mph from the SW
09PM-11mph from the SW
12AM-13mph from the SSW
03AM-13mph from the SSW
09AM-10mph from the SSW
12PM-5mph from the SSW
03PM-5mph from the SSW
09PM-8mph from the WSW
12AM-6mph from the W
03AM-6mph from the W
09AM-3mph from the E
12PM-7mph from the ESE
03PM-7mph from the ESE
09PM-7mph from the SSE
12AM-9mph from the SE
03AM-9mph from the SE
09AM-11mph from the SE
12PM-9mph from the SSE
03PM-9mph from the SSE
09PM-5mph from the SSE
12AM-6mph from the E
03AM-6mph from the E
09AM-5mph from the ESE
12PM-4mph from the SE
03PM-4mph from the SE
09PM-2mph from the SSE

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