Del Norte
Wave Heights

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

Today<br>A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Light north wind becoming northwest 8 to 13 mph in the afternoon.
MondayMonday<br>A 40 percent chance of showers after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 51. Light south wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the morning.
Tuesday<br>Showers.  High near 51. West wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday<br>A 20 percent chance of showers before 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Thursday<br>Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Friday<br>Sunny, with a high near 57.
Saturday<br>A slight chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
01AM-12mph from the SSE
04AM-10mph from the SE
10AM-2mph from the ESE
01PM-9mph from the NW
04PM-10mph from the NW
10PM-6mph from the NNW
01AM-3mph from the NNW
04AM-1mph from the WNW
10AM-6mph from the S
01PM-11mph from the S
04PM-14mph from the S
10PM-16mph from the S
01AM-12mph from the S
04AM-12mph from the S
10AM-7mph from the WSW
01PM-5mph from the W
04PM-5mph from the W
10PM-8mph from the NW
01AM-11mph from the NNW
04AM-11mph from the NNW
10AM-9mph from the N
01PM-14mph from the NW
04PM-14mph from the NW
10PM-17mph from the NW
01AM-12mph from the NNW
04AM-12mph from the NNW
10AM-10mph from the N
01PM-14mph from the NW
04PM-14mph from the NW
10PM-16mph from the NW
01AM-8mph from the N
04AM-8mph from the N
10AM-5mph from the NNE
01PM-7mph from the NW
04PM-7mph from the NW
10PM-10mph from the NW
01AM-1mph from the N
04AM-1mph from the N
10AM-3mph from the N
01PM-5mph from the W
04PM-5mph from the W
10PM-3mph from the SSW

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