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Sonoma County
Wave Heights



Near Shore Wave Height Forecast
*Sonoma County surf and weather forecast based on Salmon Creek


Overnight
Overnight<br>Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. North northwest wind around 7 mph.
Sunday NightSunday Night<br>Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Northwest wind 16 to 21 mph decreasing to 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.
Monday Night
Monday Night<br>Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  in the evening.
Tuesday Night
Tuesday Night<br>Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Wednesday Night
Wednesday Night<br>Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Thursday Night
Thursday Night<br>Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
Friday Night
Friday Night<br>Mostly clear, with a low around 51.
01AM-6mph from the NW
04AM-7mph from the NW
10AM-9mph from the NW
01PM-12mph from the NW
04PM-20mph from the NW
10PM-18mph from the NW
01AM-13mph from the NW
04AM-9mph from the NW
10AM-6mph from the NW
01PM-6mph from the NW
04PM-6mph from the NW
10PM-7mph from the NW
01AM-2mph from the WNW
04AM-2mph from the WNW
10AM-2mph from the WSW
01PM-10mph from the NW
04PM-10mph from the NW
10PM-11mph from the NW
01AM-3mph from the NW
04AM-3mph from the NW
10AM-2mph from the NNW
01PM-1mph from the W
04PM-1mph from the W
10PM-6mph from the W
01AM-3mph from the NNW
04AM-3mph from the NNW
10AM-2mph from the N
01PM-0mph from the N
04PM-0mph from the N
10PM-7mph from the W
01AM-2mph from the NNW
04AM-2mph from the NNW
10AM-1mph from the NE
01PM-1mph from the SSE
04PM-1mph from the SSE
10PM-5mph from the W
01AM-4mph from the WNW
04AM-4mph from the WNW
10AM-4mph from the WNW
01PM-2mph from the W
04PM-2mph from the W
10PM-9mph from the W


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.

Sonoma 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

Sonoma County Surf Spots
current conditions