SOUTHERN DELAWARE, DE

Surf Forecast

AM
PM
Thursday
3-5 ft 4-6+ ft

Surf

Chest to shoulder high E short period wind swell in the morning builds in the afternoon with occasional sets up to slightly overhead high.

Conditions

Blown out with ENE winds 25-30mph in the morning increasing to 30-35mph in the afternoon.

Wind Swell
6am
ENE 30mph E
6.6 ft @ 7sec
9am
ENE 27mph E
6.9 ft @ 7sec
12pm
ENE 29mph E
7.1 ft @ 7sec
3pm
ENE 31mph E
7.8 ft @ 7sec
6pm
ENE 33mph E
9.2 ft @ 8sec
Friday
5-7 ft 4-5 ft

Surf

Head high ENE medium period swell for the morning with occasional 1-2' overhead high sets. This drops in the afternoon with occasional head high sets.

Conditions

Blown out with NE winds 25-30mph in the morning decreasing to 15-20mph in the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:01:48 AM 0.12 ft02:06 PM 0.07 ft
High:08:33 AM 2.98 ft08:54 PM 2.99 ft
Wind Swell
6am
ENE 34mph E
8.6 ft @ 9sec
9am
NE 24mph ENE
7.3 ft @ 9sec
12pm
NE 20mph E
6.2 ft @ 9sec
3pm
NE 11mph E
5.5 ft @ 9sec
6pm
NE 7mph E
5.1 ft @ 9sec
Saturday
2-4 ft 3+ ft

Surf

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

Conditions

Bumpy/semi bumpy with E winds 5-10mph in the morning shifting ENE for the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:02:23 AM 0.12 ft02:45 PM 0.09 ft
High:09:12 AM 3.07 ft09:32 PM 2.94 ft
Wind Swell
6am
E 8mph E
4.1 ft @ 8sec
9am
ENE 9mph E
3.9 ft @ 8sec
12pm
ENE 8mph E
3.7 ft @ 8sec
3pm
E 9mph ENE
3.1 ft @ 8sec
6pm
E 9mph ENE
2.9 ft @ 8sec
Sunday
1-3 ft 2-3 ft

Surf

Thigh to waist high ENE medium period swell for the morning going more ESE during the day.

Conditions

Semi glassy/semi bumpy in the morning with ENE winds 5-10mph. Light sideshore texture conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the S.

TIDES
Low:02:57 AM 0.14 ft03:23 PM 0.15 ft
High:09:51 AM 3.12 ft10:10 PM 2.86 ft
Wind Swell
6am
ENE 6mph ENE
2.4 ft @ 8sec
9am
SSW 6mph ESE
2.2 ft @ 11sec
12pm
S 6mph ESE
2.1 ft @ 10sec
3pm
S 8mph ESE
2.1 ft @ 10sec
6pm
S 9mph ESE
2.2 ft @ 10sec
Monday
2-3 ft 2-3 ft

Surf

Thigh to waist high ESE medium period swell.

Conditions

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

TIDES
Low:03:32 AM 0.20 ft04:02 PM 0.24 ft
High:10:30 AM 3.13 ft10:50 PM 2.76 ft
Wind Swell
6am
W 8mph ESE
2.8 ft @ 9sec
9am
WNW 6mph ESE
2.8 ft @ 9sec
12pm
W 2mph ESE
2.8 ft @ 9sec
3pm
SSW 3mph ESE
2.7 ft @ 8sec
6pm
SW 4mph ESE
2.7 ft @ 8sec
Tuesday
2-3 ft 2-3 ft

Surf

Knee to waist high ESE wind swell.

Conditions

Light sideshore texture in the morning with NNW winds 10-15mph. Sideshore texture/chop conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the N.

TIDES
Low:04:08 AM 0.28 ft04:43 PM 0.35 ft
High:11:10 AM 3.11 ft11:29 PM 2.64 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NNW 12mph ESE
2.5 ft @ 8sec
9am
NNW 11mph ESE
2.4 ft @ 8sec
12pm
N 10mph ESE
2.4 ft @ 8sec
3pm
NE 16mph ESE
2.3 ft @ 8sec
6pm
ENE 20mph ENE
3.6 ft @ 5sec
Wednesday
4-5 ft 5-7 ft

Surf

Chest to shoulder high ENE short period wind swell for the morning with occasional head high sets. This builds in the afternoon with sets up to 1-2' overhead high.

Conditions

Choppy with NE winds 25-30mph in the morning shifting ENE 30-35mph in the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:04:46 AM 0.39 ft05:27 PM 0.47 ft
High:11:51 AM 3.05 ftN/A
Wind Swell
6am
NE 27mph ENE
7.3 ft @ 7sec
9am
NE 29mph ENE
7.7 ft @ 7sec
12pm
ENE 30mph ENE
8.3 ft @ 8sec
3pm
ENE 33mph ENE
9.1 ft @ 8sec
6pm
ENE 37mph ENE
10.9 ft @ 9sec
68° Wind  Wind - dirl
 E @ 30 k ts
Buoy Data  Buoy 44091
 11.8ft @ 8sec
tides  Low: 01:12 AM
 High: 07:53 AM
Ocean Temperature
71°
Wetsuit
Guide
71
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Current Ocean Temp: 71
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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
TROPICAL STORM MATTHEW 1500 UTC THU SEP 29 2016 14.2N 66.3W W 15 (13) 996 (29.41) 69.8 (60.7)