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WaveCast North Carolina
12-16-2017 4:45 AM

Swell 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 12/16/2017, 4:45 AM
12/15/2017 8:00 AM - 12/23/2017 0:00 AM

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Dir: 99
Max: 0-1
Prd: 10
Dir: 99
Max: 0-1
Prd: 10
Dir: 99
Max: 0-1
Prd: 10
Dir: 107
Max: 1-1
Prd: 9
Dir: 107
Max: 1-1
Prd: 9
Dir: 66
Max: 3-4
Prd: 6
Dir: 60
Max: 5-6
Prd: 7
Dir: 62
Max: 2-3
Prd: 7
Dir: 111
Max: 0-1
Prd: 9


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

Friday, December the 15th: Swell will be coming in from 99 degrees with 0 to 1 foot surf with 10 second periods.

Saturday, December the 16th: Swell energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 99 degrees with 0 to 1 foot surf with 10 second periods.

Sunday, December the 17th: Swell energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 99 degrees with 0 to 1 foot surf with 10 second periods.

Monday, December the 18th: Swell energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 107 degrees with 1 foot surf with 9 second periods.

Tuesday, December the 19th: Swell energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 107 degrees with 1 foot surf with 9 second periods.

Wednesday, December the 20th: Our call is for an increase in Swell energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 66 degrees with 3 to 4 foot surf with 6 second periods.

Thursday, December the 21st: We're expecting an increase in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 60 degrees with 5 to 6 foot surf with 7 second periods.

Friday, December the 22nd: Look for a decrease in Swell energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 62 degrees with 2 to 3 foot surf with 7 second periods.

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