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Wave Heights



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


Tonight
Tonight<br>Clear, with a low around 39. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 17 mph.
Wednesday NightWednesday Night<br>Mostly clear, with a low around 45. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Thursday Night
Thursday Night<br>Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Southwest wind around 8 mph.
Friday Night
Friday Night<br>Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Saturday Night<br>Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Sunday Night
Sunday Night<br>Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.
Monday Night
Monday Night<br>A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
12AM-14mph from the NW
03AM-14mph from the NW
06AM-12mph from the NW
12PM-7mph from the WNW
03PM-7mph from the W
06PM-8mph from the WSW
12AM-10mph from the WSW
03AM-9mph from the WSW
06AM-8mph from the WSW
12PM-9mph from the WSW
03PM-10mph from the WSW
06PM-7mph from the SW
12AM-7mph from the WSW
03AM-7mph from the SW
06AM-7mph from the SW
12PM-10mph from the WSW
03PM-13mph from the W
06PM-15mph from the WNW
12AM-14mph from the NW
03AM-12mph from the NW
03AM-7mph from the WNW
06AM-10mph from the NW
12PM-5mph from the NW
03PM-4mph from the W
06PM-4mph from the S
12AM-2mph from the S
03AM-2mph from the S
06AM-2mph from the SW
12PM-5mph from the SSW
03PM-7mph from the SSW
06PM-7mph from the SSW
12AM-8mph from the SW
03AM-8mph from the SW
06AM-7mph from the WSW
12PM-6mph from the W
03PM-5mph from the W
06PM-4mph from the W
12AM-5mph from the W
03AM-5mph from the W
06AM-6mph from the WNW
12PM-8mph from the WNW
03PM-8mph from the WNW


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