North Florida
Wave Heights

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

Today<br>A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Breezy, with a west wind 14 to 16 mph.
FridayFriday<br>A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly between 10am and 4pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Breezy, with a north wind 14 to 17 mph.
Saturday<br>Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Northeast wind 9 to 13 mph.
Sunday<br>A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a high near 76. Windy.
Monday<br>Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday<br>A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 75.
Wednesday<br>Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
12AM-15mph from the WSW
03AM-15mph from the WSW
06AM-14mph from the W
12PM-16mph from the W
03PM-16mph from the W
06PM-14mph from the W
12AM-11mph from the W
03AM-11mph from the WNW
06AM-15mph from the N
12PM-16mph from the NNW
03PM-13mph from the NW
06PM-8mph from the NW
12AM-9mph from the N
03AM-9mph from the N
06AM-9mph from the NNE
12PM-11mph from the E
03PM-13mph from the ESE
06PM-11mph from the ESE
12AM-14mph from the SSE
03AM-15mph from the SSE
06AM-17mph from the SSE
12PM-22mph from the SSE
03PM-21mph from the S
06PM-20mph from the S
12AM-18mph from the S
03AM-17mph from the SSW
06AM-16mph from the SSW
12PM-16mph from the SW
03PM-15mph from the SW
06PM-13mph from the WSW
12AM-7mph from the WSW
03AM-7mph from the WSW
06AM-7mph from the WSW
12PM-10mph from the SSW
03PM-10mph from the S
06PM-8mph from the S
12AM-8mph from the SSW
03AM-9mph from the SSW
06AM-10mph from the SW
12PM-14mph from the NW
03PM-13mph from the NNW
06PM-10mph from the N

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