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NAGS HEAD, NC

Surf Forecast

AM
PM
Today
2-3 ft 2+ ft

Surf

Knee to waist high E medium period swell.

Conditions

Semi glassy in the morning with S winds less than 5mph. Glassy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the SSW.

Wind Swell
6am
SSW 8mph ESE
2.1 ft @ 11sec
9am
ESE 3mph E
2.2 ft @ 10sec
12pm
E 1mph ESE
2.1 ft @ 10sec
3pm
E 1mph ESE
1.9 ft @ 10sec
6pm
S 7mph ESE
1.9 ft @ 10sec
Friday
2-3 ft 2+ ft

Surf

Knee to waist high ESE medium period swell.

Conditions

Bumpy/choppy with NNE winds 10-15mph in the morning increasing to 20-25mph in the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:02:43 AM 0.10 ft02:56 PM 0.23 ft
High:08:47 AM 3.78 ft08:59 PM 3.79 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NNE 13mph E
1.9 ft @ 11sec
9am
NNE 16mph ESE
2.0 ft @ 11sec
12pm
NNE 19mph E
1.9 ft @ 11sec
3pm
NNE 20mph E
1.8 ft @ 11sec
6pm
NNE 17mph E
1.8 ft @ 11sec
Saturday
3-4+ ft 4-6+ ft

Surf

Waist to chest high SE short period wind swell for the morning with occasional shoulder sets. This rotates more SSE and builds in the afternoon with sets up to slightly overhead high.

Conditions

Choppy with ESE winds 25-30mph in the morning shifting SSE 30-35mph in the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:03:18 AM 0.16 ft03:36 PM 0.34 ft
High:09:26 AM 3.79 ft09:36 PM 3.63 ft
Wind Swell
6am
ESE 24mph ESE
4.7 ft @ 5sec
9am
SE 29mph SE
7.6 ft @ 6sec
12pm
SSE 30mph SSE
8.1 ft @ 7sec
3pm
S 35mph SSE
8.3 ft @ 8sec
6pm
SSW 36mph SSE
7.1 ft @ 8sec
Sunday
1 ft 1 ft

Surf

Small scale (ankle to knee high) surf.

Conditions

Clean with WSW winds 20-25mph.

TIDES
Low:03:52 AM 0.26 ft04:15 PM 0.47 ft
High:10:03 AM 3.76 ft10:12 PM 3.46 ft
Wind Swell
6am
WSW 26mph SE
1.6 ft @ 7sec
9am
WSW 24mph SE
1.4 ft @ 7sec
12pm
WSW 22mph SSE
1.5 ft @ 7sec
3pm
WSW 19mph SSE
1.3 ft @ 7sec
6pm
WSW 18mph SSE
1.3 ft @ 7sec
Monday
1-2 ft 1-2 ft

Surf

Ankle to knee high SE medium period swell for the morning going more ESE during the day.

Conditions

Semi clean/textured with W winds 15-20mph.

TIDES
Low:04:26 AM 0.38 ft04:55 PM 0.62 ft
High:10:42 AM 3.70 ft10:50 PM 3.27 ft
Wind Swell
6am
WNW 19mph ESE
1.0 ft @ 11sec
9am
W 18mph ESE
1.1 ft @ 9sec
12pm
W 17mph ESE
1.0 ft @ 9sec
3pm
WNW 14mph ESE
1.0 ft @ 10sec
6pm
W 16mph ESE
1.1 ft @ 9sec
Tuesday
1-2 ft 1-2 ft

Surf

Knee high SE medium period swell.

Conditions

Clean in the morning with W winds 10-15mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting N 5-10mph.

TIDES
Low:05:02 AM 0.51 ft05:38 PM 0.77 ft
High:11:23 AM 3.61 ft11:31 PM 3.09 ft
Wind Swell
6am
W 15mph SE
1.4 ft @ 9sec
9am
W 13mph SE
1.4 ft @ 9sec
12pm
NNW 6mph SE
1.4 ft @ 9sec
3pm
NE 7mph SE
1.4 ft @ 9sec
6pm
ENE 8mph SE
1.4 ft @ 9sec
Wednesday
1-2 ft 2+ ft

Surf

Knee high ESE medium period swell in the morning builds a bit for the afternoon.

Conditions

Clean in the morning with WSW winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting to the E.

TIDES
Low:05:40 AM 0.65 ft06:24 PM 0.90 ft
High:12:06 PM 3.52 ftN/A
Wind Swell
6am
SW 4mph ESE
1.6 ft @ 9sec
78° Wind  Wind - ORIN7
 SSE @ 4 k ts
Buoy Data  Buoy 44095
 3ft @ 11sec
tides  Low: 02:06 AM
 High: 08:08 AM
Ocean Temperature
80°
Wetsuit
Guide
80
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Current Ocean Temp: 80
Recommended Wetsuit Gear:
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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 0300 UTC THU SEP 01 2016 36N 45.4W NE 20 (17.3) 970 (28.64) 104.9 (91.1)
TROPICAL DEPRESSION EIGHT 0300 UTC THU SEP 01 2016 36.7N 70.1W ENE 18 (15.6) 1010 (29.83) 29.9 (26)
TROPICAL STORM HERMINE 0300 UTC THU SEP 01 2016 25.8N 87W NNE 10 (8.6) 998 (29.47) 59.9 (52.1)