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WaveCast North Carolina
1-19-2019 2:45 PM

Swell 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 1/19/2019, 2:45 PM
1/18/2019 8:00 AM - 1/26/2019 0:00 AM

1/18/20191/19/20191/20/20191/21/20191/22/20191/23/20191/24/20191/25/20191/26/2019
Dir: 114
Max: 0-1
Prd: 8
Dir: 182
Max: 3-4
Prd: 6
Dir: 203
Max: 7-9
Prd: 8
Dir: 12
Max: 2-2
Prd: 5
Dir: 50
Max: 1-1
Prd: 4
Dir: 162
Max: 3-4
Prd: 6
Dir: 173
Max: 7-9
Prd: 9
Dir: 146
Max: 3-4
Prd: 9
Dir: 134
Max: 2-2
Prd: 8


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

Friday, January the 18th: Swell will be coming in from 114 degrees with 0 to 1 foot surf with 8 second periods.

Saturday, January the 19th: Our call is for an increase in Swell energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 182 degrees with 3 to 4 foot surf with 6 second periods.

Sunday, January the 20th: We're expecting an increase in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 203 degrees with 7 to 9 foot surf with 8 second periods.

Monday, January the 21st: Look for a decrease in Swell energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 12 degrees with 2 foot surf with 5 second periods.

Tuesday, January the 22nd: We're expecting a decrease in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 50 degrees with 1 foot surf with 4 second periods.

Wednesday, January the 23rd: Our call is for an increase in Swell energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 162 degrees with 3 to 4 foot surf with 6 second periods.

Thursday, January the 24th: We're expecting an increase in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 173 degrees with 7 to 9 foot surf with 9 second periods.

Friday, January the 25th: Look for a decrease in Swell energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 146 degrees with 3 to 4 foot surf with 9 second periods.

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