CAROLINA BEACH, NC

Surf Forecast

AM
PM
Friday
1-2 ft 1-2 ft

Surf

Knee high ESE medium period swell.

Conditions

Choppy/disorganized with SSE winds 10-15mph in the morning shifting SSW 15-20mph in the afternoon.

Wind Swell
6am
SSE 13mph ESE
1.2 ft @ 9sec
9am
SSE 17mph ESE
1.2 ft @ 9sec
12pm
S 12mph ESE
1.2 ft @ 9sec
3pm
S 14mph ESE
1.3 ft @ 9sec
6pm
SSW 12mph ESE
1.3 ft @ 9sec
Saturday
2-3 ft 1-2 ft

Surf

Thigh to waist high SE medium period swell for the morning drops into the knee high zone during the afternoon.

Conditions

Semi glassy in the morning with N winds 5-10mph. Bumpy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the NE.

TIDES
Low:01:59 AM 0.23 ft02:23 PM 0.22 ft
High:08:02 AM 4.72 ft08:20 PM 4.45 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NNW 4mph SE
2.6 ft @ 9sec
9am
NNE 8mph SE
2.5 ft @ 9sec
12pm
ENE 9mph ESE
1.5 ft @ 9sec
3pm
NE 8mph ESE
1.5 ft @ 9sec
6pm
NE 7mph ESE
1.4 ft @ 9sec
Sunday
2-3 ft 2-3 ft

Surf

Thigh to waist high ESE medium period swell.

Conditions

Light sideshore texture in the morning with N winds 5-10mph. Semi choppy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the NE.

TIDES
Low:02:32 AM 0.26 ft03:01 PM 0.28 ft
High:08:38 AM 4.74 ft08:56 PM 4.28 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NNW 6mph ESE
2.5 ft @ 10sec
9am
N 8mph ESE
2.0 ft @ 10sec
12pm
NE 8mph ESE
2.0 ft @ 10sec
3pm
SSW 3mph ESE
2.5 ft @ 10sec
6pm
WSW 7mph ESE
2.4 ft @ 10sec
Monday
1-3 ft 2-3 ft

Surf

Knee to waist high ESE wind swell.

Conditions

Fairly clean in the morning with NW winds 5-10mph. Glassy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting NNW less than 5mph.

TIDES
Low:03:05 AM 0.32 ft03:40 PM 0.36 ft
High:09:14 AM 4.71 ft09:31 PM 4.09 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NW 8mph ESE
2.4 ft @ 9sec
9am
NW 8mph ESE
2.5 ft @ 9sec
12pm
NNW 6mph ESE
2.5 ft @ 9sec
3pm
NW 4mph ESE
2.6 ft @ 8sec
6pm
WNW 2mph ESE
2.6 ft @ 8sec
Tuesday
2+ ft 2-3+ ft

Surf

Knee to thigh high E short period wind swell in the morning builds in the afternoon with occasional sets up to stomach high.

Conditions

Choppy/disorganized with NE winds 10-15mph in the morning increasing to 15-20mph in the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:03:38 AM 0.39 ft04:19 PM 0.46 ft
High:09:51 AM 4.63 ft10:07 PM 3.88 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NE 14mph ESE
2.1 ft @ 8sec
9am
NE 15mph E
3.5 ft @ 5sec
12pm
NE 16mph E
3.8 ft @ 6sec
3pm
NE 16mph E
3.9 ft @ 6sec
6pm
NE 15mph E
4.0 ft @ 6sec
Wednesday
2-4 ft 3-4+ ft

Surf

Waist to stomach high ENE short period wind swell for the morning with occasional chest sets. This builds to stomach to shoulder high for the afternoon.

Conditions

Choppy/disorganized with NE winds 15-20mph in the morning increasing to 20-25mph in the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:04:13 AM 0.48 ft05:00 PM 0.58 ft
High:10:29 AM 4.52 ft10:46 PM 3.68 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NE 19mph E
5.0 ft @ 6sec
9am
NE 19mph ENE
5.2 ft @ 6sec
12pm
NE 20mph E
5.6 ft @ 7sec
3pm
NE 21mph E
6.0 ft @ 7sec
6pm
NE 22mph E
6.5 ft @ 7sec
Thursday
6-8 ft 6-10 ft

Surf

1-3' overhead high SE ground swell for the morning. The surf builds from the SE in the afternoon with sets up to double overhead high.

Conditions

Choppy, strong sideshore current with NNE winds 25-30mph.

TIDES
Low:04:51 AM 0.57 ft05:45 PM 0.68 ft
High:11:11 AM 4.40 ft11:28 PM 3.51 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NNE 25mph SSE
6.0 ft @ 15sec
9am
NNE 26mph SE
6.3 ft @ 15sec
12pm
NNE 26mph SE
7.1 ft @ 15sec
3pm
NNE 26mph SE
7.7 ft @ 15sec
6pm
NNE 26mph SE
8.3 ft @ 15sec
73° Wind  Wind - KILM
 E @ 6 k ts
Buoy Data  Buoy 41110
 2.6ft @ 5sec
tides  Low: 01:24 AM
 High: 07:25 AM
Ocean Temperature
82°
Wetsuit
Guide
82
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Current Ocean Temp: 82
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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 MATTHEW 1500 UTC FRI SEP 30 2016 13.7N 70.8W WSW 12 (10.4) 968 (28.59) 114.9 (99.8)