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Ventura County
Wave Heights



Near Shore Wave Height Forecast
*Ventura County surf and weather forecast based on Oxnard Beach Park


This Afternoon
This Afternoon<br>Areas of smoke. Sunny, with a high near 76. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
WednesdayWednesday<br>Areas of smoke before 10am. Sunny, with a high near 75. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Thursday<br>Sunny, with a high near 71. Northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable  in the morning.
Friday
Friday<br>Sunny, with a high near 71.
Saturday
Saturday<br>Sunny, with a high near 69.
Sunday
Sunday<br>Sunny, with a high near 70.
Monday
Monday<br>Sunny, with a high near 70.
12AM-6mph from the ENE
03AM-8mph from the NE
09AM-10mph from the NE
12PM-7mph from the NE
03PM-5mph from the NE
09PM-6mph from the N
12AM-8mph from the NNE
03AM-8mph from the NNE
09AM-8mph from the NNE
12PM-5mph from the NNE
03PM-10mph from the NNW
09PM-5mph from the NW
12AM-9mph from the NNE
03AM-9mph from the NNE
09AM-12mph from the NE
12PM-2mph from the S
03PM-2mph from the S
09PM-1mph from the WSW
12AM-4mph from the NNW
03AM-4mph from the NNW
09AM-5mph from the NNE
12PM-9mph from the WNW
03PM-9mph from the WNW
09PM-9mph from the WNW
12AM-3mph from the SE
03AM-3mph from the SE
09AM-4mph from the ESE
12PM-8mph from the WSW
03PM-8mph from the WSW
09PM-9mph from the WSW
12AM-4mph from the N
03AM-4mph from the N
09AM-6mph from the NNE
12PM-10mph from the NW
03PM-10mph from the NW
09PM-10mph from the NW
12AM-8mph from the NNE
03AM-8mph from the NNE
09AM-8mph from the NE
12PM-7mph from the NE
03PM-7mph from the NE
09PM-4mph from the NW


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.

Ventura 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