North Coast Sea Conditions
at a Glance

Dive FlagKayakersSalboatSurferFishing

Base page and URLs to Navy W3 data last updated: Friday August 23, 2019 10:00 PM by JADELAARS.

This page was done by Chuck Tribolet, but all the data and pictures come from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and the U.S. Navy and is excerpted from http://cdip.ucsd.edu/ and https://www.fnmoc.navy.mil/ww3_cgi/index.html.  If you would like to learn more about how to read this information, see http://www.garlic.com/~triblet/swell/Inet1XMP.html and http://www.garlic.com/~triblet/swell/UPSSwell.pdf.

I also have a Monterey Sea Conditions at a Glance page, and Michael Owens maintains a Central Coast Sea Conditions at a Glance page.

You can click on any of the thumbnails to go directly to the full-size version of that image.

This information should be used to decide whether to go to the ocean.  Conditions sometimes change unexpectedly, so you should study the conditions in person and check the latest weather reports before deciding whether to get into the water.
 

CAVEAT EMPTOR: I don't dive the North Coast at all, so I have absolutely no way way of validating this.  So, PLEASE, use an extra dose of caution in using this data, AND let me know if I've missed the mark.


Northern California Coastal and Marine Forecast:
http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mtr/getcwfzone.php?sid=MTR&zone=PZ550
http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/data/Forecasts/FZUS56.KMTR.html

Short and Long Term North Coast Surface Forecast:
http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/mtr/getzfpzone.php?sid=mtr&zone=caz505

Tides
Ft. Bragg  Mendocino  Albion  Pt. Arena  Ft. Ross

Currents
Salt Point

Scripps North Coast Swell Model
Scripps North Coast
Swell Model
Offshore Wave Height Forecast
EXPERIMENTAL CDIP Offshore Wave Height Forecast
CDIP Four-Day
EXPERIMENTAL
Four-Day North Coast
Swell Model
WAM Fri 23 Aug 2019 17:00 PST
Fri 23 Aug 2019 17:00 PST
WAM Fri 23 Aug 2019 23:00 PST
Fri 23 Aug 2019 23:00 PST
WAM Sat 24 Aug 2019 05:00 PST
Sat 24 Aug 2019 05:00 PST
WAM Sat 24 Aug 2019 11:00 PST
Sat 24 Aug 2019 11:00 PST
WAM Sat 24 Aug 2019 17:00 PST
Sat 24 Aug 2019 17:00 PST
WAM Sat 24 Aug 2019 23:00 PST
Sat 24 Aug 2019 23:00 PST
WAM Sun 25 Aug 2019 05:00 PST
Sun 25 Aug 2019 05:00 PST
WAM Sun 25 Aug 2019 11:00 PST
Sun 25 Aug 2019 11:00 PST
WAM Sun 25 Aug 2019 17:00 PST
Sun 25 Aug 2019 17:00 PST
WAM Sun 25 Aug 2019 23:00 PST
Sun 25 Aug 2019 23:00 PST
WAM Mon 26 Aug 2019 05:00 PST
Mon 26 Aug 2019 05:00 PST
WAM Mon 26 Aug 2019 11:00 PST
Mon 26 Aug 2019 11:00 PST
WAM Mon 26 Aug 2019 17:00 PST
Mon 26 Aug 2019 17:00 PST
WAM Mon 26 Aug 2019 23:00 PST
Mon 26 Aug 2019 23:00 PST
WAM Tue 27 Aug 2019 05:00 PST
Tue 27 Aug 2019 05:00 PST
WAM Tue 27 Aug 2019 11:00 PST
Tue 27 Aug 2019 11:00 PST
WAM Tue 27 Aug 2019 17:00 PST
Tue 27 Aug 2019 17:00 PST
WAM Tue 27 Aug 2019 23:00 PST
Tue 27 Aug 2019 23:00 PST
WAM Wed 28 Aug 2019 05:00 PST
Wed 28 Aug 2019 05:00 PST
WAM Wed 28 Aug 2019 11:00 PST
Wed 28 Aug 2019 11:00 PST
WAM Wed 28 Aug 2019 17:00 PST
Wed 28 Aug 2019 17:00 PST
WAM Wed 28 Aug 2019 23:00 PST
Wed 28 Aug 2019 23:00 PST
WAM Thu 29 Aug 2019 05:00 PST
Thu 29 Aug 2019 05:00 PST
WAM Thu 29 Aug 2019 11:00 PST
Thu 29 Aug 2019 11:00 PST
WAM Thu 29 Aug 2019 17:00 PST
Thu 29 Aug 2019 17:00 PST
WAM Thu 29 Aug 2019 23:00 PST
Thu 29 Aug 2019 23:00 PST
WAM Fri 30 Aug 2019 05:00 PST
Fri 30 Aug 2019 05:00 PST
WAM Fri 30 Aug 2019 11:00 PST
Fri 30 Aug 2019 11:00 PST
WAM Fri 30 Aug 2019 17:00 PST
Fri 30 Aug 2019 17:00 PST
WAM Fri 30 Aug 2019 23:00 PST
Fri 30 Aug 2019 23:00 PST
WAM Sat 31 Aug 2019 05:00 PST
Sat 31 Aug 2019 05:00 PST
January 2015
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
Scripps SF Offshore Swell ModelTop Down

EXPERIMENTAL Four-Day Swell ModelTop Up Down

WAM Fri 23 Aug 2019 17:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Fri 23 Aug 2019 17:00 PST

WAM Fri 23 Aug 2019 23:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Fri 23 Aug 2019 23:00 PST

WAM Sat 24 Aug 2019 05:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Sat 24 Aug 2019 05:00 PST

WAM Sat 24 Aug 2019 11:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Sat 24 Aug 2019 11:00 PST

WAM Sat 24 Aug 2019 11:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Sat 24 Aug 2019 17:00 PST

WAM Sat 24 Aug 2019 23:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Sat 24 Aug 2019 23:00 PST

WAM Sun 25 Aug 2019 05:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Sun 25 Aug 2019 05:00 PST

WAM Sun 25 Aug 2019 11:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Sun 25 Aug 2019 11:00 PST

WAM Sun 25 Aug 2019 17:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Sun 25 Aug 2019 17:00 PST

WAM Sun 25 Aug 2019 23:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Sun 25 Aug 2019 23:00 PST

WAM Mon 26 Aug 2019 05:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Mon 26 Aug 2019 05:00 PST

WAM Mon 26 Aug 2019 11:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Mon 26 Aug 2019 11:00 PST

WAM Mon 26 Aug 2019 17:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Mon 26 Aug 2019 17:00 PST

WAM Mon 26 Aug 2019 23:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Mon 26 Aug 2019 23:00 PST

WAM Tue 27 Aug 2019 05:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Tue 27 Aug 2019 05:00 PST

WAM Tue 27 Aug 2019 11:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Tue 27 Aug 2019 11:00 PST

WAM Tue 27 Aug 2019 17:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Tue 27 Aug 2019 17:00 PST

WAM Tue 27 Aug 2019 23:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Tue 27 Aug 2019 23:00 PST

WAM Wed 28 Aug 2019 05:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Wed 28 Aug 2019 05:00 PST

WAM Wed 28 Aug 2019 11:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Wed 28 Aug 2019 11:00 PST

WAM Wed 28 Aug 2019 17:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Wed 28 Aug 2019 17:00 PST

WAM Wed 28 Aug 2019 23:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Wed 28 Aug 2019 23:00 PST

WAM Thu 29 Aug 2019 05:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Thu 29 Aug 2019 05:00 PST

WAM Thu 29 Aug 2019 11:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Thu 29 Aug 2019 11:00 PST

WAM Thu 29 Aug 2019 17:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Thu 29 Aug 2019 17:00 PST

WAM Thu 29 Aug 2019 23:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Thu 29 Aug 2019 23:00 PST

WAM Fri 30 Aug 2019 05:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Fri 30 Aug 2019 05:00 PST

WAM Fri 30 Aug 2019 11:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Fri 30 Aug 2019 11:00 PST

WAM Fri 30 Aug 2019 17:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Fri 30 Aug 2019 17:00 PST

WAM Fri 30 Aug 2019 23:00 PST 

Top Up Down

Fri 30 Aug 2019 23:00 PST

WAM Sat 31 Aug 2019 05:00 PST 

Top Up

Sat 31 Aug 2019 05:00 PST

http://www.garlic.com/~triblet/swell/abglance.html
Webmaster:  Jason Adelaars, jasonDOTmsbs@gmail