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WaveCast North Carolina
7-17-2018 2:45 PM

Swell 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 7/17/2018, 2:45 PM
7/16/2018 8:00 AM - 7/24/2018 0:00 AM

7/16/20187/17/20187/18/20187/19/20187/20/20187/21/20187/22/20187/23/20187/24/2018
Dir: 114
Max: 2-2
Prd: 11
Dir: 113
Max: 2-2
Prd: 11
Dir: 120
Max: 2-3
Prd: 10
Dir: 120
Max: 2-2
Prd: 9
Dir: 135
Max: 1-2
Prd: 7
Dir: 201
Max: 4-5
Prd: 7
Dir: 218
Max: 3-4
Prd: 7
Dir: 197
Max: 2-3
Prd: 6
Dir: 155
Max: 3-4
Prd: 7


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

Monday, July the 16th: Swell will be coming in from 114 degrees with 2 foot surf with 11 second periods.

Tuesday, July the 17th: Swell energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 113 degrees with 2 foot surf with 11 second periods.

Wednesday, July the 18th: Our call is for an increase in Swell energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 120 degrees with 2 to 3 foot surf with 10 second periods.

Thursday, July the 19th: Look for a decrease in Swell energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 120 degrees with 2 foot surf with 9 second periods.

Friday, July the 20th: Swell energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 135 degrees with 1 to 2 foot surf with 7 second periods.

Saturday, July the 21st: We're expecting an increase in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 201 degrees with 4 to 5 foot surf with 7 second periods.

Sunday, July the 22nd: We're expecting a decrease in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 218 degrees with 3 to 4 foot surf with 7 second periods.

Monday, July the 23rd: Look for a decrease in Swell energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 197 degrees with 2 to 3 foot surf with 6 second periods.

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