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WaveCast North Carolina
1-16-2018 2:45 PM

Swell 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 1/16/2018, 2:45 PM
1/15/2018 8:00 AM - 1/23/2018 0:00 AM

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Dir: 75
Max: 4-4
Prd: 9
Dir: 74
Max: 3-4
Prd: 9
Dir: 98
Max: 4-4
Prd: 10
Dir: 6
Max: 2-3
Prd: 5
Dir: 106
Max: 2-2
Prd: 10
Dir: 105
Max: 1-2
Prd: 10
Dir: 103
Max: 1-2
Prd: 10
Dir: 161
Max: 1-2
Prd: 5
Dir: 142
Max: 1-2
Prd: 6


Forecast Based on WaveWatchIII Data Courtesy NOAA/NWS/NCEP Ocean Modeling Branch

Monday, January the 15th: Swell will be coming in from 75 degrees with 4 foot surf with 9 second periods.

Tuesday, January the 16th: Swell energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 74 degrees with 3 to 4 foot surf with 9 second periods.

Wednesday, January the 17th: Swell energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 98 degrees with 4 foot surf with 10 second periods.

Thursday, January the 18th: Look for a decrease in Swell energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 6 degrees with 2 to 3 foot surf with 5 second periods.

Friday, January the 19th: We're expecting a decrease in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 106 degrees with 2 foot surf with 10 second periods.

Saturday, January the 20th: Swell energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 105 degrees with 1 to 2 foot surf with 10 second periods.

Sunday, January the 21st: Swell energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 103 degrees with 1 to 2 foot surf with 10 second periods.

Monday, January the 22nd: Swell energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 161 degrees with 1 to 2 foot surf with 5 second periods.

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