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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 51. Breezy, with a northeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
WednesdayWednesday<br>Rain.  High near 45. Windy, with a northeast wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Thursday
Thursday<br>Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.
Friday
Friday<br>Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55.
Saturday
Saturday<br>Partly sunny, with a high near 59. Breezy.
Sunday
Sunday<br>A slight chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Memorial Day
Memorial Day<br>Partly sunny, with a high near 56.
02AM-20mph from the ENE
05AM-23mph from the ENE
11AM-23mph from the ENE
02PM-18mph from the NE
05PM-13mph from the NE
11PM-5mph from the NE
02AM-2mph from the S
05AM-3mph from the WSW
11AM-10mph from the WNW
02PM-8mph from the NW
05PM-5mph from the N
11PM-5mph from the ENE
02AM-5mph from the ENE
05AM-6mph from the ENE
11AM-13mph from the E
02PM-13mph from the E
05PM-10mph from the E
11PM-5mph from the SSW
02AM-7mph from the WSW
05AM-9mph from the W
11AM-11mph from the W
02PM-10mph from the W
05PM-9mph from the WNW
11PM-3mph from the W
02AM-3mph from the W
05AM-5mph from the W
11AM-7mph from the W
02PM-7mph from the WNW
05PM-7mph from the NNW
11PM-7mph from the N
02AM-7mph from the N
05AM-6mph from the N
11AM-7mph from the ESE
02PM-7mph from the ESE
05PM-7mph from the SE
11PM-3mph from the NE
02AM-3mph from the ENE
05AM-3mph from the E
11AM-8mph from the ESE
02PM-8mph from the ESE
05PM-7mph from the SE
11PM-6mph from the NE


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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