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Ventura County
Wave Heights



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


Tonight
Tonight<br>Clear, with a low around 54. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday NightWednesday Night<br>Mostly clear, with a low around 57. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming north northeast in the evening.
Thursday Night
Thursday Night<br>Clear, with a low around 58. West northwest wind around 10 mph becoming north northeast in the evening.
Friday Night
Friday Night<br>Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Saturday Night
Saturday Night<br>Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Sunday Night
Sunday Night<br>Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Monday Night
Monday Night<br>Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
01AM-7mph from the NNE
04AM-8mph from the NE
10AM-8mph from the E
01PM-2mph from the SSE
04PM-7mph from the WNW
10PM-6mph from the WNW
01AM-5mph from the NNE
04AM-5mph from the NNE
10AM-7mph from the NE
01PM-1mph from the E
04PM-1mph from the E
10PM-7mph from the WNW
01AM-10mph from the NNE
04AM-10mph from the NNE
10AM-8mph from the NNE
01PM-6mph from the NNE
04PM-6mph from the NNE
10PM-5mph from the NW
01AM-8mph from the N
04AM-8mph from the N
10AM-10mph from the NNE
01PM-10mph from the ENE
04PM-10mph from the ENE
10PM-3mph from the NNW
01AM-7mph from the N
04AM-7mph from the N
10AM-7mph from the NNE
01PM-2mph from the NE
04PM-2mph from the NE
10PM-6mph from the W
01AM-4mph from the NNW
04AM-4mph from the NNW
10AM-3mph from the N
01PM-2mph from the WSW
04PM-2mph from the WSW
10PM-8mph from the W
01AM-3mph from the NNW
04AM-3mph from the NNW
10AM-2mph from the N
01PM-4mph from the SW
04PM-4mph from the SW
10PM-7mph 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.

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