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South San Diego
Wave Heights



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


Today
Today<br>Sunny, with a high near 68. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
TuesdayTuesday<br>Sunny, with a high near 68. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday
Wednesday<br>Sunny, with a high near 68. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph in the morning.
Thanksgiving Day
Thanksgiving Day<br>Sunny, with a high near 68.
Friday
Friday<br>Sunny, with a high near 69.
Saturday
Saturday<br>Patchy fog before 10am.  Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 65.
Sunday
Sunday<br>A slight chance of rain.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
12AM-3mph from the N
03AM-3mph from the NE
09AM-5mph from the E
12PM-2mph from the NNW
03PM-8mph from the WNW
09PM-5mph from the ENE
12AM-5mph from the NE
03AM-5mph from the E
09AM-2mph from the E
12PM-1mph from the WNW
03PM-7mph from the NW
09PM-6mph from the WNW
12AM-1mph from the NNE
03AM-1mph from the NNE
09AM-2mph from the ENE
12PM-5mph from the W
03PM-5mph from the W
09PM-3mph from the WNW
12AM-3mph from the WNW
03AM-3mph from the WNW
09AM-3mph from the ENE
12PM-0mph from the ENE
03PM-0mph from the ENE
09PM-3mph from the WNW
12AM-1mph from the NE
03AM-1mph from the NE
09AM-3mph from the E
12PM-5mph from the SSW
03PM-5mph from the SSW
09PM-8mph from the W
12AM-3mph from the ESE
03AM-3mph from the ESE
09AM-5mph from the E
12PM-5mph from the SW
03PM-5mph from the SW
09PM-8mph from the W
12AM-2mph from the SSE
03AM-2mph from the SSE
09AM-7mph from the E
12PM-7mph from the SSW
03PM-7mph from the SSW
09PM-15mph 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