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San Mateo County
Wave Heights



Near Shore Wave Height Forecast
*San Mateo County surf and weather forecast based on Mavericks


Tonight
Tonight<br>Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.
Monday NightMonday Night<br>Patchy fog after 10pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Tuesday Night<br>Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. West northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday Night
Wednesday Night<br>Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Thursday Night
Thursday Night<br>A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Friday Night
Friday Night<br>Rain likely.  Cloudy, with a low around 53.
Saturday Night
Saturday Night<br>A chance of rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
12AM-7mph from the NW
03AM-3mph from the WNW
09AM-3mph from the S
12PM-3mph from the WSW
03PM-2mph from the W
09PM-5mph from the WNW
12AM-3mph from the N
03AM-6mph from the E
09AM-5mph from the NE
12PM-3mph from the NNW
03PM-8mph from the NNW
09PM-8mph from the NNW
12AM-3mph from the NNW
03AM-3mph from the NNW
09AM-1mph from the WSW
12PM-7mph from the WNW
03PM-7mph from the WNW
09PM-8mph from the WNW
12AM-6mph from the NW
03AM-6mph from the NW
09AM-5mph from the NE
12PM-3mph from the E
03PM-3mph from the E
09PM-6mph from the WSW
12AM-7mph from the SSW
03AM-7mph from the SSW
09AM-9mph from the S
12PM-11mph from the S
03PM-11mph from the S
09PM-13mph from the S
12AM-14mph from the S
03AM-14mph from the S
09AM-15mph from the SSE
12PM-17mph from the SSE
03PM-17mph from the SSE
09PM-22mph from the S
12AM-18mph from the S
03AM-18mph from the S
09AM-15mph from the S
12PM-13mph from the SSE
03PM-13mph from the SSE
09PM-11mph 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.

San Mateo County 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

San Mateo County Surf Spots
current conditions