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WaveCast North Carolina
5-19-2019 4:45 AM

Swell 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 5/19/2019, 4:45 AM
5/18/2019 8:00 AM - 5/26/2019 0:00 AM

5/18/20195/19/20195/20/20195/21/20195/22/20195/23/20195/24/20195/25/20195/26/2019
Dir: 219
Max: 1-1
Prd: 5
Dir: 196
Max: 0-1
Prd: 4
Dir: 162
Max: 1-2
Prd: 6
Dir: 129
Max: 1-2
Prd: 9
Dir: 111
Max: 1-2
Prd: 8
Dir: 114
Max: 1-2
Prd: 8
Dir: 220
Max: 0-1
Prd: 3
Dir: 114
Max: 1-1
Prd: 7
Dir: 70
Max: 1-2
Prd: 8


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

Saturday, May the 18th: Swell will be coming in from 219 degrees with 1 foot surf with 5 second periods.

Sunday, May the 19th: Swell energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 196 degrees with 0 to 1 foot surf with 4 second periods.

Monday, May the 20th: Our call is for an increase in Swell energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 162 degrees with 1 to 2 foot surf with 6 second periods.

Tuesday, May the 21st: Swell energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 129 degrees with 1 to 2 foot surf with 9 second periods.

Wednesday, May the 22nd: Swell energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 111 degrees with 1 to 2 foot surf with 8 second periods.

Thursday, May the 23rd: Swell energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 114 degrees with 1 to 2 foot surf with 8 second periods.

Friday, May the 24th: Look for a decrease in Swell energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 220 degrees with 0 to 1 foot surf with 3 second periods.

Saturday, May the 25th: Swell energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 114 degrees with 1 foot surf with 7 second periods.

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