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WaveCast North Carolina
3-18-2019 2:45 PM

Swell 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 3/18/2019, 2:45 PM
3/17/2019 8:00 AM - 3/25/2019 0:00 AM

3/17/20193/18/20193/19/20193/20/20193/21/20193/22/20193/23/20193/24/20193/25/2019
Dir: 52
Max: 1-2
Prd: 5
Dir: 69
Max: 2-3
Prd: 6
Dir: 70
Max: 5-6
Prd: 8
Dir: 69
Max: 5-7
Prd: 8
Dir: 80
Max: 3-4
Prd: 9
Dir: 88
Max: 3-4
Prd: 10
Dir: 86
Max: 2-3
Prd: 9
Dir: 86
Max: 1-1
Prd: 9
Dir: 170
Max: 2-2
Prd: 5


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

Sunday, March the 17th: Swell will be coming in from 52 degrees with 1 to 2 foot surf with 5 second periods.

Monday, March the 18th: Our call is for an increase in Swell energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 69 degrees with 2 to 3 foot surf with 6 second periods.

Tuesday, March the 19th: We're expecting an increase in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 70 degrees with 5 to 6 foot surf with 8 second periods.

Wednesday, March the 20th: Our call is for an increase in Swell energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 69 degrees with 5 to 7 foot surf with 8 second periods.

Thursday, March the 21st: Look for a decrease in Swell energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 80 degrees with 3 to 4 foot surf with 9 second periods.

Friday, March the 22nd: Swell energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 88 degrees with 3 to 4 foot surf with 10 second periods.

Saturday, March the 23rd: We're expecting a decrease in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 86 degrees with 2 to 3 foot surf with 9 second periods.

Sunday, March the 24th: Look for a decrease in Swell energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 86 degrees with 1 foot surf with 9 second periods.

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