North Florida
Wave Heights

Near Shore Wave Height Forecast
*North Florida surf and weather forecast based on Jacksonville Beach

Tonight<br>Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. North wind around 8 mph.
Wednesday NightWednesday Night<br>Clear, with a low around 48. North wind around 5 mph.
Thursday Night
Thursday Night<br>Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west after midnight.
Friday Night
Friday Night<br>Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Saturday Night
Saturday Night<br>Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday Night
Sunday Night<br>Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Windy.
Monday Night
Monday Night<br>Clear, with a low around 44.
12AM-7mph from the NNW
03AM-7mph from the NNW
06AM-8mph from the NNW
12PM-9mph from the NNW
03PM-9mph from the N
06PM-7mph from the N
12AM-6mph from the N
03AM-5mph from the NNW
06AM-5mph from the NNW
12PM-6mph from the N
03PM-5mph from the N
06PM-4mph from the NE
12AM-4mph from the N
03AM-4mph from the N
06AM-4mph from the N
12PM-4mph from the NE
03PM-4mph from the E
06PM-4mph from the SE
12AM-5mph from the SSW
03AM-6mph from the WSW
06AM-5mph from the W
12PM-4mph from the WSW
03PM-4mph from the SW
06PM-4mph from the S
12AM-4mph from the SSW
03AM-3mph from the SSW
06AM-3mph from the S
12PM-8mph from the SSE
03PM-10mph from the SSE
06PM-12mph from the SSE
12AM-13mph from the S
03AM-12mph from the SSW
06AM-12mph from the SSW
12PM-16mph from the W
03PM-18mph from the WNW
06PM-20mph from the WNW
12AM-19mph from the NNW
03AM-18mph from the NNW
06AM-17mph from the N
12PM-13mph from the N
03PM-10mph from the N
06PM-8mph from the NNE

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.

North Florida 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