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WaveCast North Carolina
12-15-2018 2:45 PM

Swell 8-Day Forecast
Data as of 12/15/2018, 2:45 PM
12/14/2018 8:00 AM - 12/22/2018 0:00 AM

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Dir: 149
Max: 8-9
Prd: 8
Dir: 174
Max: 7-8
Prd: 8
Dir: 164
Max: 4-5
Prd: 9
Dir: 123
Max: 2-2
Prd: 9
Dir: 123
Max: 1-2
Prd: 8
Dir: 67
Max: 1-2
Prd: 6
Dir: 202
Max: 4-5
Prd: 7
Dir: 219
Max: 6-7
Prd: 7
Dir: 117
Max: 0-1
Prd: 10


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

Friday, December the 14th: Swell will be coming in from 149 degrees with 8 to 9 foot surf with 8 second periods.

Saturday, December the 15th: Look for a decrease in Swell energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 174 degrees with 7 to 8 foot surf with 8 second periods.

Sunday, December the 16th: We're expecting a decrease in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 164 degrees with 4 to 5 foot surf with 9 second periods.

Monday, December the 17th: Look for a decrease in Swell energy from yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 123 degrees with 2 foot surf with 9 second periods.

Tuesday, December the 18th: Swell energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 123 degrees with 1 to 2 foot surf with 8 second periods.

Wednesday, December the 19th: Swell energy is looking similar to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 67 degrees with 1 to 2 foot surf with 6 second periods.

Thursday, December the 20th: Our call is for an increase in Swell energy compared to yesterday. Swell will be coming in from 202 degrees with 4 to 5 foot surf with 7 second periods.

Friday, December the 21st: We're expecting an increase in Swell energy. Swell will be coming in from 219 degrees with 6 to 7 foot surf with 7 second periods.

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