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WaveCast North Carolina
1-18-2019 2:45 PM

Swell 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 1/18/2019, 2:45 PM
1/17/2019 8:00 AM - 1/25/2019 0:00 AM

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Dir: 63
Max: 0-1
Prd: 8
Dir: 63
Max: 0-1
Prd: 7
Dir: 189
Max: 4-5
Prd: 7
Dir: 195
Max: 7-9
Prd: 8
Dir: 11
Max: 2-3
Prd: 6
Dir: 62
Max: 1-1
Prd: 6
Dir: 161
Max: 2-3
Prd: 6
Dir: 181
Max: 6-7
Prd: 8
Dir: 144
Max: 3-3
Prd: 9


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

Thursday, January the 17th: Swell will be coming in from 63 degrees with 0 to 1 foot surf with 8 second periods.

Friday, January the 18th: Swell energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 63 degrees with 0 to 1 foot surf with 7 second periods.

Saturday, January the 19th: Our call is for an increase in Swell energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 189 degrees with 4 to 5 foot surf with 7 second periods.

Sunday, January the 20th: We're expecting an increase in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 195 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 11 degrees with 2 to 3 foot surf with 6 second periods.

Tuesday, January the 22nd: We're expecting a decrease in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 62 degrees with 1 foot surf with 6 second periods.

Wednesday, January the 23rd: Our call is for an increase in Swell energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 161 degrees with 2 to 3 foot surf with 6 second periods.

Thursday, January the 24th: We're expecting an increase in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 181 degrees with 6 to 7 foot surf with 8 second periods.

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