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WaveCast North Carolina
8-21-2017 2:45 PM

Swell 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 8/21/2017, 2:45 PM
8/20/2017 8:00 AM - 8/28/2017 0:00 AM

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Dir: 122
Max: 1-2
Prd: 8
Dir: 123
Max: 2-3
Prd: 10
Dir: 125
Max: 3-4
Prd: 10
Dir: 126
Max: 3-4
Prd: 9
Dir: 118
Max: 2-2
Prd: 9
Dir: 71
Max: 3-4
Prd: 6
Dir: 65
Max: 5-6
Prd: 7
Dir: 59
Max: 5-6
Prd: 7
Dir: 72
Max: 6-7
Prd: 8


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

Sunday, August the 20th: Swell will be coming in from 122 degrees with 1 to 2 foot surf with 8 second periods.

Monday, August the 21st: Our call is for an increase in Swell energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 123 degrees with 2 to 3 foot surf with 10 second periods.

Tuesday, August the 22nd: We're expecting an increase in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 125 degrees with 3 to 4 foot surf with 10 second periods.

Wednesday, August the 23rd: Swell energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 126 degrees with 3 to 4 foot surf with 9 second periods.

Thursday, August the 24th: Look for a decrease in Swell energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 118 degrees with 2 foot surf with 9 second periods.

Friday, August the 25th: Our call is for an increase in Swell energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 71 degrees with 3 to 4 foot surf with 6 second periods.

Saturday, August the 26th: We're expecting an increase in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 65 degrees with 5 to 6 foot surf with 7 second periods.

Sunday, August the 27th: Swell energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 59 degrees with 5 to 6 foot surf with 7 second periods.

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