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Lake Superior
Wave Heights



Near Shore Wave Height Forecast
*Lake Superior surf and weather forecast based on Stoney Point


Today
Today<br>Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
SundaySunday<br>Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday
Monday<br>Showers and possibly a thunderstorm.  High near 67. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Tuesday
Tuesday<br>A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Breezy.
Wednesday
Wednesday<br>A slight chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy.
Thursday
Thursday<br>Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Breezy.
Friday
Friday<br>Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
02AM-6mph from the NNE
05AM-2mph from the NE
11AM-6mph from the E
02PM-9mph from the E
05PM-9mph from the ENE
11PM-3mph from the ENE
02AM-2mph from the E
05AM-6mph from the S
11AM-7mph from the SE
02PM-8mph from the E
05PM-7mph from the SE
11PM-7mph from the SSE
02AM-8mph from the SSE
05AM-7mph from the SSE
11AM-10mph from the S
02PM-9mph from the S
05PM-7mph from the SW
11PM-8mph from the W
02AM-9mph from the W
05AM-10mph from the W
11AM-18mph from the W
02PM-18mph from the W
05PM-16mph from the W
11PM-14mph from the W
02AM-16mph from the W
05AM-16mph from the W
11AM-20mph from the W
02PM-18mph from the W
05PM-14mph from the W
11PM-8mph from the W
02AM-9mph from the W
05AM-10mph from the WNW
11AM-16mph from the W
02PM-16mph from the W
05PM-14mph from the WNW
11PM-8mph from the WNW
02AM-8mph from the WNW
05AM-8mph from the WNW
11AM-10mph from the WNW
02PM-10mph from the NW
05PM-7mph from the NNW
11PM-3mph from the NNW


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.

Lake Superior 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

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