North Florida
Wave Heights

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

Overnight<br>A 30 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. East wind around 14 mph.
Sunday NightSunday Night<br>A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southeast wind 11 to 13 mph.
Monday Night
Monday Night<br>Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Breezy, with a south wind 10 to 16 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
Tuesday Night<br>Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Wednesday Night<br>Clear, with a low around 56.
Thursday Night
Thursday Night<br>Clear, with a low around 61.
Friday Night
Friday Night<br>A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
01AM-13mph from the E
04AM-12mph from the E
07AM-11mph from the E
01PM-13mph from the E
04PM-14mph from the ESE
07PM-14mph from the ESE
01AM-12mph from the SE
04AM-11mph from the SSE
07AM-11mph from the SSE
01PM-14mph from the SSE
04PM-14mph from the S
07PM-13mph from the S
01AM-10mph from the SSW
04AM-10mph from the SW
07AM-9mph from the W
01PM-7mph from the WNW
04PM-6mph from the WNW
07PM-6mph from the WNW
01AM-11mph from the NW
04AM-14mph from the NW
07AM-14mph from the NW
01PM-11mph from the NW
01PM-12mph from the NW
04PM-11mph from the NW
07PM-11mph from the WNW
01AM-10mph from the NW
04AM-10mph from the NW
07AM-9mph from the NNW
01PM-6mph from the NNW
04PM-6mph from the N
07PM-5mph from the ENE
01AM-4mph from the NE
04AM-3mph from the NE
07AM-3mph from the NE
01PM-7mph from the E
04PM-9mph from the E
07PM-9mph from the E
01AM-7mph from the SE
04AM-7mph from the ESE
07AM-7mph from the ESE
01PM-9mph from the ESE
04PM-10mph from the ESE
07PM-10mph from the SE

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