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South San Diego
Wave Heights



Near Shore Wave Height Forecast
*South San Diego surf and weather forecast based on Mission Beach


Tonight
Tonight<br>Patchy fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, partly cloudy early, then becoming cloudy, with a low around 56. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.
Wednesday NightWednesday Night<br>Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the evening.
Thursday Night
Thursday Night<br>Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday Night
Friday Night<br>Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Saturday Night
Saturday Night<br>Increasing clouds, with a low around 56.
Sunday Night
Sunday Night<br>Patchy fog after 11pm.  Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a low around 57.
Monday Night
Monday Night<br>Increasing clouds, with a low around 56.
01AM-2mph from the SW
04AM-2mph from the SSW
10AM-3mph from the SSE
01PM-8mph from the WSW
04PM-10mph from the WSW
10PM-5mph from the SSW
01AM-8mph from the SSE
04AM-7mph from the S
10AM-6mph from the S
01PM-10mph from the SSW
04PM-10mph from the SSW
10PM-10mph from the SSW
01AM-7mph from the S
04AM-7mph from the S
10AM-5mph from the SSE
01PM-8mph from the SW
04PM-8mph from the SW
10PM-9mph from the W
01AM-5mph from the W
04AM-5mph from the W
10AM-3mph from the N
01PM-7mph from the WNW
04PM-7mph from the WNW
10PM-9mph from the W
01AM-5mph from the NW
04AM-5mph from the NW
10AM-3mph from the NNW
01PM-9mph from the W
04PM-9mph from the W
10PM-9mph from the W
01AM-7mph from the WSW
04AM-7mph from the WSW
10AM-3mph from the WNW
01PM-9mph from the W
04PM-9mph from the W
10PM-10mph from the W
01AM-7mph from the W
04AM-7mph from the W
10AM-8mph from the W
01PM-13mph from the W
04PM-13mph from the W
10PM-14mph from the SW


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.

South San Diego 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