NAGS HEAD, NC

Surf Forecast

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

Surf

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

Conditions

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

Wind Swell
6am
E 6mph ENE
6.0 ft @ 9sec
9am
ESE 12mph ENE
4.7 ft @ 9sec
12pm
SSE 7mph NE
4.1 ft @ 9sec
3pm
SSE 8mph NE
4.1 ft @ 9sec
6pm
SSE 11mph NE
3.6 ft @ 9sec
Saturday
2-4 ft 3+ ft

Surf

Waist to stomach high NE medium period swell for the morning with occasional chest high sets. This drops a bit in the afternoon.

Conditions

Semi glassy in the morning with SSE winds less than 5mph. Semi choppy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SE 5-10mph.

TIDES
Low:02:09 AM 0.27 ft02:34 PM 0.36 ft
High:08:19 AM 3.96 ft08:31 PM 3.61 ft
Wind Swell
6am
SSE 5mph NE
3.0 ft @ 9sec
9am
SE 4mph NE
2.9 ft @ 9sec
12pm
SE 5mph NE
2.8 ft @ 9sec
3pm
SSE 8mph NE
2.7 ft @ 8sec
6pm
S 11mph NE
2.6 ft @ 8sec
Sunday
2-4 ft 2-3 ft

Surf

Waist high ESE medium period swell in the morning with occasional chest high sets. This drops into the knee to waist range for the afternoon.

Conditions

Glassy in the morning with SSW winds 5-10mph. Semi glassy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting SSE less than 5mph.

TIDES
Low:02:40 AM 0.31 ft03:10 PM 0.42 ft
High:08:54 AM 3.97 ft09:06 PM 3.50 ft
Wind Swell
6am
SSW 8mph ESE
2.6 ft @ 10sec
9am
SSW 3mph ESE
2.6 ft @ 10sec
12pm
SSE 3mph ESE
2.5 ft @ 10sec
3pm
SE 6mph ESE
2.4 ft @ 10sec
6pm
SSE 8mph ESE
2.4 ft @ 9sec
Monday
1-3 ft 2-3 ft

Surf

Knee to waist high ESE wind swell for the morning going more SSE during the day.

Conditions

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

TIDES
Low:03:13 AM 0.39 ft03:47 PM 0.51 ft
High:09:30 AM 3.94 ft09:41 PM 3.37 ft
Wind Swell
6am
N 4mph ESE
2.4 ft @ 9sec
9am
NE 6mph ESE
2.4 ft @ 9sec
12pm
ENE 7mph ESE
2.5 ft @ 9sec
3pm
NE 9mph SE
1.8 ft @ 8sec
6pm
NE 11mph SE
1.8 ft @ 8sec
Tuesday
2-3 ft 1-3 ft

Surf

Knee to waist high ESE wind swell for the morning going more NE during the day.

Conditions

Bumpy/choppy with NE winds 15-20mph.

TIDES
Low:03:47 AM 0.49 ft04:25 PM 0.61 ft
High:10:07 AM 3.86 ft10:19 PM 3.23 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NE 17mph ESE
2.5 ft @ 8sec
9am
NE 17mph ESE
2.3 ft @ 8sec
12pm
NE 19mph ESE
2.3 ft @ 8sec
3pm
NNE 22mph ESE
2.2 ft @ 8sec
6pm
NE 24mph NE
3.8 ft @ 5sec
Wednesday
2-4 ft 3-5 ft

Surf

Waist to chest high NE short period wind swell in the morning builds to chest to shoulder high for the afternoon.

Conditions

Blown out with NE winds 25-30mph.

TIDES
Low:04:23 AM 0.61 ft05:05 PM 0.73 ft
High:10:45 AM 3.76 ft10:59 PM 3.09 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NE 25mph NE
4.8 ft @ 6sec
9am
NE 26mph NE
5.8 ft @ 6sec
12pm
NE 26mph NE
6.3 ft @ 6sec
3pm
NE 25mph NE
6.2 ft @ 7sec
6pm
NE 27mph NE
6.8 ft @ 7sec
Thursday
6-8 ft 6-10 ft

Surf

1-3' overhead high ENE medium period swell in the morning builds in the afternoon with occasional sets up to double overhead high.

Conditions

Blown out with ENE winds 30-35mph in the morning shifting NE 40-45mph in the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:05:02 AM 0.74 ft05:49 PM 0.83 ft
High:11:27 AM 3.64 ft11:43 PM 2.96 ft
Wind Swell
6am
ENE 33mph ENE
10.2 ft @ 8sec
9am
ENE 36mph ENE
11.6 ft @ 9sec
12pm
NE 40mph ENE
12.3 ft @ 10sec
74° Wind  Wind - ORIN7
 S @ 7 k ts
Buoy Data  Buoy 44095
 5.9ft @ 8sec
tides  Low: 01:35 AM
 High: 07:44 AM
Ocean Temperature
75°
Wetsuit
Guide
75
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Current Ocean Temp: 75
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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 0300 UTC FRI SEP 30 2016 14.1N 68.8W W 14 (12.1) 983 (29.03) 79.9 (69.4)