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Marin County
Wave Heights



Near Shore Wave Height Forecast
*Marin County surf and weather forecast based on Stinson Beach


Overnight
Overnight<br>Mostly clear, with a low around 52. North wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday NightWednesday Night<br>Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Northwest wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Thursday Night
Thursday Night<br>Mostly clear, with a low around 50. North northeast wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Friday Night
Friday Night<br>Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Saturday Night
Saturday Night<br>Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Sunday Night
Sunday Night<br>Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Monday Night
Monday Night<br>Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
01AM-11mph from the NW
04AM-12mph from the NW
10AM-7mph from the WNW
01PM-13mph from the W
04PM-16mph from the WNW
10PM-13mph from the WNW
01AM-16mph from the WNW
04AM-16mph from the NW
10AM-13mph from the WNW
01PM-11mph from the NW
04PM-11mph from the NW
10PM-15mph from the NW
01AM-10mph from the N
04AM-10mph from the N
10AM-15mph from the N
01PM-9mph from the N
04PM-9mph from the N
10PM-12mph from the WNW
01AM-13mph from the NNW
04AM-13mph from the NNW
10AM-10mph from the NNW
01PM-2mph from the ENE
04PM-2mph from the ENE
10PM-8mph from the WNW
01AM-4mph from the WNW
04AM-4mph from the WNW
10AM-3mph from the WNW
01PM-13mph from the NW
04PM-13mph from the NW
10PM-19mph from the NW
01AM-15mph from the NW
04AM-15mph from the NW
10AM-14mph from the NNW
01PM-13mph from the NNW
04PM-13mph from the NNW
10PM-17mph from the NW
01AM-13mph from the NW
04AM-13mph from the NW
10AM-9mph from the NW
01PM-9mph from the WNW
04PM-9mph from the WNW
10PM-11mph from the W


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.

Marin County 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