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WaveCast North Carolina
4-29-2017 4:45 AM

Swell 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 4/29/2017, 4:45 AM
4/28/2017 8:00 AM - 5/6/2017 0:00 AM

4/28/20174/29/20174/30/20175/1/20175/2/20175/3/20175/4/20175/5/20175/6/2017
Dir: 123
Max: 2-2
Prd: 8
Dir: 128
Max: 1-2
Prd: 7
Dir: 159
Max: 3-4
Prd: 7
Dir: 173
Max: 5-6
Prd: 7
Dir: 149
Max: 3-4
Prd: 8
Dir: 142
Max: 2-3
Prd: 7
Dir: 180
Max: 4-5
Prd: 7
Dir: 186
Max: 7-9
Prd: 8
Dir: 218
Max: 6-7
Prd: 8


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

Friday, April the 28th: Swell will be coming in from 123 degrees with 2 foot surf with 8 second periods.

Saturday, April the 29th: Swell energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 128 degrees with 1 to 2 foot surf with 7 second periods.

Sunday, April the 30th: Our call is for an increase in Swell energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 159 degrees with 3 to 4 foot surf with 7 second periods.

Monday, May the 1st: We're expecting an increase in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 173 degrees with 5 to 6 foot surf with 7 second periods.

Tuesday, May the 2nd: Look for a decrease in Swell energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 149 degrees with 3 to 4 foot surf with 8 second periods.

Wednesday, May the 3rd: We're expecting a decrease in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 142 degrees with 2 to 3 foot surf with 7 second periods.

Thursday, May the 4th: Our call is for an increase in Swell energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 180 degrees with 4 to 5 foot surf with 7 second periods.

Friday, May the 5th: We're expecting an increase in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 186 degrees with 7 to 9 foot surf with 8 second periods.

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