LIGHTHOUSE, JAMAICA

Surf Forecast

AM
PM
Thursday
3 ft 1-3 ft

Surf

Waist high SE short period wind swell.

Conditions

Clean in the morning with N winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the ESE.

Wind Swell
9am
W 5mph SE
3.1 ft @ 7sec
12pm
SSE 5mph SE
2.9 ft @ 7sec
3pm
SSE 3mph ESE
2.8 ft @ 7sec
6pm
SSW 9mph ESE
2.6 ft @ 7sec
Friday
2-3 ft 6-8+ ft

Surf

Knee to waist high ESE wind swell in the morning builds in the afternoon with occasional sets up to well overhead high.

Conditions

Clean with NNE winds 5-10mph in the morning shifting NNW for the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:01:20 AM 0.42 ft01:42 PM 0.44 ft
High:08:43 AM 0.81 ft08:47 PM 0.76 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NNW 10mph ESE
3.0 ft @ 8sec
9am
NNE 3mph ESE
1.5 ft @ 16sec
12pm
NNW 7mph ESE
3.2 ft @ 16sec
3pm
ESE 3mph ESE
6.1 ft @ 15sec
6pm
W 7mph ESE
7.2 ft @ 15sec
Saturday
6-8+ ft 6-8+ ft

Surf

1-3' overhead high ESE ground swell with occasional well overhead high sets.

Conditions

Clean in the morning with N winds 5-10mph. Choppy/disorganized conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting ESE 10-15mph.

TIDES
Low:01:45 AM 0.37 ft02:12 PM 0.51 ft
High:09:34 AM 0.81 ft09:04 PM 0.76 ft
Wind Swell
6am
N 6mph ESE
9.2 ft @ 13sec
9am
ENE 4mph ESE
8.7 ft @ 12sec
12pm
ESE 10mph ESE
7.5 ft @ 12sec
3pm
E 9mph ESE
8.6 ft @ 12sec
6pm
ENE 7mph ESE
8.7 ft @ 12sec
Sunday
5-8 ft 6-10 ft

Surf

Head high SE medium period swell for the morning with occasional 1-3' overhead high sets. This builds in the afternoon with sets up to double overhead high.

Conditions

Fairly clean in the morning with NE winds 5-10mph. Light sideshore texture conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting ENE 10-15mph.

TIDES
Low:02:14 AM 0.32 ft02:40 PM 0.58 ft
High:10:26 AM 0.81 ft09:19 PM 0.75 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NNE 10mph SE
8.1 ft @ 11sec
9am
ENE 9mph SE
8.5 ft @ 11sec
12pm
ENE 10mph SE
9.7 ft @ 12sec
3pm
NE 10mph SE
11.2 ft @ 12sec
6pm
NE 9mph SE
12.9 ft @ 13sec
Monday
6-8 ft 2-4 ft

Surf

1-3' overhead high ESE ground swell for the morning drops into the waist to chest high zone during the afternoon.

Conditions

Clean in the early morning with NNW winds 15-20mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions move in during the morning hours with the winds shifting WNW.

TIDES
Low:02:46 AM 0.30 ft03:07 PM 0.64 ft
High:11:20 AM 0.81 ft09:28 PM 0.75 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NNW 16mph ESE
12.8 ft @ 13sec
9am
NW 14mph ESE
5.4 ft @ 13sec
12pm
W 10mph SE
3.2 ft @ 11sec
3pm
WSW 10mph SW
4.3 ft @ 7sec
6pm
SW 8mph SW
4.6 ft @ 7sec
Tuesday
2-4 ft 2-4 ft

Surf

Waist to chest high S short period wind swell.

Conditions

Semi glassy/semi bumpy in the morning with S winds 5-10mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the SSW.

TIDES
Low:03:21 AM 0.28 ft03:36 PM 0.69 ft
High:12:20 PM 0.81 ft09:23 PM 0.76 ft
Wind Swell
6am
S 5mph S
4.8 ft @ 8sec
9am
SSW 7mph S
4.5 ft @ 7sec
12pm
SSW 9mph S
4.2 ft @ 7sec
3pm
SSW 8mph S
4.0 ft @ 7sec
6pm
S 4mph S
3.8 ft @ 7sec
Wednesday
1-2 ft 1-2 ft

Surf

Knee high S short period wind swell for the morning going more ESE during the day.

Conditions

Glassy in the morning with SSE winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting S 5-10mph.

TIDES
Low:04:00 AM 0.28 ft04:10 PM 0.74 ft
High:01:29 PM 0.80 ft08:50 PM 0.77 ft
Wind Swell
6am
N 6mph S
2.3 ft @ 6sec
9am
S 4mph S
2.2 ft @ 6sec
12pm
S 6mph S
2.0 ft @ 6sec
3pm
S 6mph ESE
1.4 ft @ 7sec
6pm
S 4mph ESE
1.3 ft @ 7sec
Buoy Data  Buoy 42058
 7.5ft @ 7sec
tides  Low: 12:57 AM
 High: 07:51 AM
Ocean Temperature
87°
Wetsuit
Guide
87
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System Name
(From Last Advisory)
Last Advisory Date
(UTC)
Position Direction
 
Speed
mph (kts)
Pressure
mb (in)
Winds
mph (kts)
Lat Lon
HURRICANE MATTHEW 2100 UTC THU SEP 29 2016 14.1N 67.8W W 17 (14.7) 993 (29.32) 74.9 (65.1)