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WaveCast North Carolina
5-21-2018 4:45 AM

Swell 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 5/21/2018, 4:45 AM
5/20/2018 8:00 AM - 5/28/2018 0:00 AM

5/20/20185/21/20185/22/20185/23/20185/24/20185/25/20185/26/20185/27/20185/28/2018
Dir: 143
Max: 4-5
Prd: 8
Dir: 136
Max: 3-4
Prd: 9
Dir: 126
Max: 3-4
Prd: 9
Dir: 146
Max: 3-3
Prd: 8
Dir: 123
Max: 2-2
Prd: 8
Dir: 121
Max: 2-2
Prd: 8
Dir: 154
Max: 4-5
Prd: 7
Dir: 145
Max: 8-10
Prd: 10
Dir: 151
Max: 7-8
Prd: 9


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

Sunday, May the 20th: Swell will be coming in from 143 degrees with 4 to 5 foot surf with 8 second periods.

Monday, May the 21st: Look for a decrease in Swell energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 136 degrees with 3 to 4 foot surf with 9 second periods.

Tuesday, May the 22nd: Swell energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 126 degrees with 3 to 4 foot surf with 9 second periods.

Wednesday, May the 23rd: We're expecting a decrease in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 146 degrees with 3 foot surf with 8 second periods.

Thursday, May the 24th: Look for a decrease in Swell energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 123 degrees with 2 foot surf with 8 second periods.

Friday, May the 25th: Swell energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 121 degrees with 2 foot surf with 8 second periods.

Saturday, May the 26th: Our call is for an increase in Swell energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 154 degrees with 4 to 5 foot surf with 7 second periods.

Sunday, May the 27th: We're expecting an increase in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 145 degrees with 8 to 10 foot surf with 10 second periods.

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