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


Today
Today<br>Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southeast wind 8 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
WednesdayWednesday<br>A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Southeast wind 7 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday
Thursday<br>A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 6 to 13 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Friday
Friday<br>A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 8am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. Breezy.
Saturday
Saturday<br>Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 81. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Sunday
Sunday<br>Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 82. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Memorial Day
Memorial Day<br>Showers and thunderstorms likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.
12AM-9mph from the SE
03AM-8mph from the SE
06AM-7mph from the SE
12PM-9mph from the SE
03PM-12mph from the SE
06PM-12mph from the SE
12AM-8mph from the S
03AM-6mph from the S
06AM-6mph from the S
12PM-10mph from the SE
03PM-12mph from the SE
06PM-11mph from the SE
12AM-8mph from the S
03AM-6mph from the S
06AM-5mph from the S
12PM-9mph from the ESE
03PM-11mph from the ESE
06PM-11mph from the SE
12AM-8mph from the SE
03AM-7mph from the SE
06AM-7mph from the ESE
12PM-13mph from the ESE
03PM-14mph from the SE
06PM-14mph from the SE
12AM-10mph from the SE
03AM-10mph from the SE
06AM-11mph from the ESE
12PM-15mph from the SE
03PM-15mph from the SE
06PM-14mph from the SE
12AM-12mph from the SE
03AM-12mph from the SE
06AM-12mph from the SE
12PM-15mph from the SE
03PM-16mph from the SSE
06PM-16mph from the SSE
12AM-11mph from the S
03AM-9mph from the S
06AM-9mph from the S
12PM-13mph from the SSE
03PM-14mph from the SSE
06PM-12mph 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