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Wave Heights



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


Today
Today<br>Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after noon.  Cloudy, with a high near 86. Southwest wind around 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
SundaySunday<br>Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Monday<br>A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming southeast 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday
Tuesday<br>A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
Wednesday
Wednesday<br>A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.
Thursday
Thursday<br>A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
Friday
Friday<br>A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83.
12AM-10mph from the SSW
03AM-9mph from the SSW
06AM-9mph from the SSW
12PM-10mph from the SSW
03PM-11mph from the SSW
06PM-11mph from the SW
12AM-7mph from the SW
03AM-6mph from the SW
06AM-6mph from the SW
12PM-6mph from the S
03PM-6mph from the S
06PM-7mph from the SSW
12AM-5mph from the SSW
03AM-4mph from the SW
06AM-3mph from the WSW
12PM-4mph from the SE
03PM-4mph from the ESE
06PM-5mph from the ESE
12AM-4mph from the ESE
03AM-4mph from the ESE
06AM-4mph from the E
12PM-6mph from the ESE
03PM-8mph from the SE
06PM-9mph from the SE
12AM-8mph from the S
03AM-5mph from the S
06AM-3mph from the SSE
12PM-5mph from the SE
03PM-7mph from the SE
06PM-8mph from the SSE
12AM-6mph from the S
03AM-5mph from the SSW
06AM-4mph from the SW
12PM-6mph from the SSE
03PM-8mph from the SSE


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