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Wave Heights



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


This Afternoon
This Afternoon<br>Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. Southeast wind around 10 mph.
Memorial DayMemorial Day<br>Showers likely, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. East wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Tuesday<br>A 30 percent chance of showers after 5pm.  Patchy fog before noon.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 58. Southeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Wednesday<br>A chance of showers between 11am and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
Thursday<br>Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Friday
Friday<br>A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Saturday
Saturday<br>Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
01AM-4mph from the SSW
04AM-5mph from the S
07AM-4mph from the SSE
01PM-7mph from the SSE
04PM-8mph from the SSE
07PM-8mph from the SSE
01AM-6mph from the SSE
04AM-6mph from the SSE
07AM-7mph from the SE
01PM-10mph from the ESE
04PM-10mph from the E
07PM-8mph from the E
01AM-5mph from the ENE
04AM-4mph from the ENE
07AM-4mph from the ENE
01PM-4mph from the ESE
04PM-5mph from the SE
07PM-5mph from the SE
01AM-4mph from the S
04AM-4mph from the S
07AM-4mph from the SSW
01PM-7mph from the SSW
04PM-8mph from the SSW
07PM-7mph from the SSW
01AM-7mph from the WSW
04AM-7mph from the W
07AM-7mph from the W
01PM-9mph from the WSW
04PM-9mph from the WSW
07PM-8mph from the W
01AM-7mph from the W
04AM-7mph from the W
07AM-8mph from the W
01PM-9mph from the SW
04PM-9mph from the SW
07PM-8mph from the SW
01AM-7mph from the WSW
04AM-7mph from the WSW
07AM-7mph from the W
01PM-7mph from the WSW
04PM-7mph from the WSW
07PM-7mph from the WSW


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