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CAPE LOOKOUT, NC

Surf Forecast

AM
PM
Tuesday
2-4 ft 3-4+ ft

Surf

Waist to chest high ground swell with occasional shoulder sets. The swell will be coming from the ENE in the morning and shift to the E during the day.

Conditions

Clean in the morning with NNW winds 10-15mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting NNE 15-20mph.

Wind Swell
6am
NW 13mph ENE
4.5 ft @ 7sec
9am
N 18mph ENE
4.5 ft @ 7sec
12pm
N 16mph E
3.2 ft @ 13sec
3pm
NNE 19mph E
3.2 ft @ 13sec
6pm
NNE 12mph E
3.4 ft @ 12sec
Wednesday
2-4 ft 2-4 ft

Surf

Waist to chest high E ground swell.

Conditions

Clean in the morning with NNW winds 5-10mph. Glassy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting E less than 5mph.

TIDES
Low:12:56 AM 0.20 ft12:57 PM -0.02 ft
High:06:58 AM 4.00 ft07:23 PM 4.70 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NW 10mph ESE
3.2 ft @ 12sec
9am
NW 7mph E
3.1 ft @ 12sec
12pm
NNE 3mph ESE
3.1 ft @ 12sec
3pm
SSE 4mph E
3.1 ft @ 11sec
6pm
S 10mph E
3.0 ft @ 12sec
Thursday
2-3+ ft 2-4 ft

Surf

Knee to waist high E medium period swell for the morning with occasional stomach sets. This rotates more S and builds in the afternoon with sets up to chest high.

Conditions

Light sideshore texture in the morning with N winds 5-10mph. Glassy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the WSW.

TIDES
Low:01:37 AM 0.16 ft01:42 PM 0.03 ft
High:07:42 AM 4.11 ft08:04 PM 4.59 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NNE 7mph E
2.6 ft @ 11sec
9am
NNW 10mph ESE
2.4 ft @ 10sec
12pm
WNW 6mph S
3.1 ft @ 7sec
3pm
SSW 5mph S
3.6 ft @ 8sec
6pm
SSW 13mph S
3.9 ft @ 8sec
Friday
2-4 ft 2-4 ft

Surf

Waist to stomach high SSW wind swell with occasional chest high sets.

Conditions

Glassy in the morning with N winds 5-10mph. Semi choppy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the ENE.

TIDES
Low:02:16 AM 0.18 ft02:25 PM 0.15 ft
High:08:23 AM 4.17 ft08:43 PM 4.43 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NW 9mph S
4.0 ft @ 8sec
9am
NNE 6mph SSW
3.7 ft @ 8sec
12pm
NE 6mph SSW
3.3 ft @ 7sec
3pm
ENE 24mph SSW
3.0 ft @ 7sec
6pm
ENE 26mph ENE
4.3 ft @ 5sec
Saturday
4-6 ft 5-7 ft

Surf

Head high mix of SSE wind swell and E short period wind swell for the morning. The surf builds from the NE in the afternoon with sets up to 1-2' overhead high.

Conditions

Choppy, strong sideshore current with NE winds 35-40mph in the morning shifting NNE 30-35mph in the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:02:52 AM 0.27 ft03:06 PM 0.34 ft
High:09:03 AM 4.18 ft09:20 PM 4.22 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NE 37mph ENE
8.4 ft @ 7sec
9am
NNE 39mph ENE
7.1 ft @ 8sec
12pm
NNE 35mph NE
9.6 ft @ 8sec
3pm
NNE 32mph ENE
9.0 ft @ 8sec
6pm
NNE 31mph NE
8.6 ft @ 8sec
Sunday
5-7 ft 4-7 ft

Surf

Head high ENE medium period swell with occasional 1-2' overhead high sets.

Conditions

Choppy/sideshore current with NNE winds 20-25mph in the morning decreasing to 15-20mph in the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:03:27 AM 0.41 ft03:47 PM 0.58 ft
High:09:42 AM 4.14 ft09:57 PM 3.99 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NNE 24mph ENE
7.6 ft @ 10sec
9am
N 22mph ENE
7.3 ft @ 10sec
12pm
N 21mph ENE
6.9 ft @ 10sec
3pm
NNE 19mph ENE
6.6 ft @ 11sec
6pm
NNE 19mph ENE
6.4 ft @ 11sec
Monday
2-4 ft 2-3 ft

Surf

Waist to chest high ENE medium period swell for the morning drops into the knee to waist high zone during the afternoon.

Conditions

Clean with NNW winds 10-15mph in the morning shifting NW 15-20mph in the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:04:02 AM 0.59 ft04:29 PM 0.85 ft
High:10:21 AM 4.08 ft10:35 PM 3.74 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NW 21mph ENE
3.8 ft @ 11sec
9am
NNW 15mph ENE
3.2 ft @ 10sec
12pm
NNW 14mph ENE
2.2 ft @ 8sec
3pm
NW 16mph NE
2.2 ft @ 8sec
6pm
WNW 13mph NE
1.8 ft @ 8sec
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System Name
(From Last Advisory)
Last Advisory Date
(UTC)
Position Direction
 
Speed
mph (kts)
Pressure
mb (in)
Winds
mph (kts)
Lat Lon
HURRICANE GASTON 1500 UTC TUE AUG 30 2016 32.2N 52.9W ENE 8 (6.9) 968 (28.59) 104.9 (91.1)
TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT 1800 UTC TUE AUG 30 2016 34.2N 75.3W STNRY (0) 1011 (29.85) 34.8 (30.3)
TROPICAL DEPRESSION NINE 1500 UTC TUE AUG 30 2016 24N 87.2W WNW 7 (6) 1004 (29.65) 34.8 (30.3)

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