North Florida
Wave Heights

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

Today<br>A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Windy, with a northeast wind 7 to 12 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon.
FridayFriday<br>A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a northeast wind 14 to 16 mph.
Saturday<br>A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday<br>A 10 percent chance of showers before 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 74. Windy.
Monday<br>A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy.
Tuesday<br>A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 78.
Wednesday<br>A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 78.
12AM-3mph from the WNW
03AM-3mph from the N
06AM-7mph from the N
12PM-15mph from the NE
03PM-17mph from the NE
06PM-17mph from the NE
12AM-14mph from the ENE
03AM-12mph from the ENE
06AM-13mph from the NE
12PM-12mph from the ENE
03PM-12mph from the ENE
06PM-10mph from the E
12AM-4mph from the S
03AM-4mph from the WSW
03AM-7mph from the ESE
06AM-5mph from the WSW
06AM-5mph from the E
12PM-6mph from the WSW
12PM-5mph from the E
03PM-5mph from the SW
03PM-6mph from the E
06PM-5mph from the WSW
12AM-11mph from the WNW
03AM-16mph from the NNW
06AM-17mph from the N
06AM-8mph from the NNW
12PM-18mph from the NNE
03PM-17mph from the NNE
06PM-16mph from the NE
12AM-14mph from the NE
03AM-13mph from the ENE
06AM-12mph from the ENE
12PM-12mph from the E
03PM-11mph from the E
06PM-9mph from the E
12AM-8mph from the ESE
03AM-7mph from the E
06AM-5mph from the E
12PM-8mph from the E
03PM-8mph from the E
06PM-7mph from the E
12AM-7mph from the ESE
03AM-6mph from the E
06AM-5mph from the NE
12PM-8mph from the ENE
03PM-8mph from the ENE
06PM-7mph from the E

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