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WaveCast North Carolina
1-23-2020 2:45 PM

Swell 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 1/23/2020, 2:45 PM
1/22/2020 8:00 AM - 1/30/2020 0:00 AM

1/22/20201/23/20201/24/20201/25/20201/26/20201/27/20201/28/20201/29/20201/30/2020
Dir: 69
Max: 9-11
Prd: 10
Dir: 78
Max: 8-9
Prd: 10
Dir: 104
Max: 6-8
Prd: 10
Dir: 98
Max: 5-6
Prd: 12
Dir: 92
Max: 3-4
Prd: 12
Dir: 88
Max: 3-3
Prd: 12
Dir: 86
Max: 2-2
Prd: 11
Dir: 86
Max: 1-2
Prd: 11
Dir: 82
Max: 0-1
Prd: 4


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

Wednesday, January the 22nd: Swell will be coming in from 69 degrees with 9 to 11 foot surf with 10 second periods.

Thursday, January the 23rd: Look for a decrease in Swell energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 78 degrees with 8 to 9 foot surf with 10 second periods.

Friday, January the 24th: We're expecting a decrease in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 104 degrees with 6 to 8 foot surf with 10 second periods.

Saturday, January the 25th: Look for a decrease in Swell energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 98 degrees with 5 to 6 foot surf with 12 second periods.

Sunday, January the 26th: We're expecting a decrease in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 92 degrees with 3 to 4 foot surf with 12 second periods.

Monday, January the 27th: Look for a decrease in Swell energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 88 degrees with 3 foot surf with 12 second periods.

Tuesday, January the 28th: We're expecting a decrease in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 86 degrees with 2 foot surf with 11 second periods.

Wednesday, January the 29th: Swell energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 86 degrees with 1 to 2 foot surf with 11 second periods.

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