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Wave Heights



Near Shore Wave Height Forecast
*Maine surf and weather forecast based on Kennebunk Beach


Tonight
Tonight<br>Showers likely, mainly before 9pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 50. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday NightWednesday Night<br>Patchy fog after 5am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Thursday Night<br>Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Friday Night<br>Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Saturday Night
Saturday Night<br>A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Sunday Night
Sunday Night<br>A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Monday Night
Monday Night<br>A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
12AM-3mph from the W
03AM-4mph from the WSW
06AM-4mph from the SSW
12PM-6mph from the SSE
03PM-7mph from the SW
06PM-8mph from the SSW
12AM-6mph from the SSW
03AM-6mph from the WSW
06AM-5mph from the W
12PM-7mph from the W
03PM-9mph from the W
06PM-8mph from the NNW
12AM-6mph from the NE
03AM-5mph from the NE
06AM-4mph from the NNE
12PM-7mph from the SSE
03PM-8mph from the S
06PM-10mph from the S
12AM-9mph from the SW
03AM-9mph from the WSW
06AM-10mph from the W
12PM-12mph from the W
03PM-11mph from the WSW
06PM-10mph from the WSW
12AM-9mph from the WSW
03AM-8mph from the W
06AM-7mph from the W
12PM-5mph from the NNE
03PM-5mph from the ENE
06PM-5mph from the E
12AM-5mph from the E
03AM-6mph from the E
06AM-7mph from the E
12PM-9mph from the E
03PM-8mph from the ESE
06PM-7mph from the ESE
12AM-4mph from the E
03AM-5mph from the E
06AM-6mph from the E
12PM-7mph from the ESE
03PM-6mph from the SE
06PM-5mph from the SE


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.

Maine 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