PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC

Surf Forecast

AM
PM
Friday
0-1 ft 0-1 ft

Surf

Minimal (ankle high or less) surf.

Conditions

Light sideshore texture with SSW winds 5-10mph in the morning shifting SW for the afternoon.

Wind Swell
6am
S 8mph ESE
1.0 ft @ 6sec
9am
SW 6mph ESE
1.1 ft @ 6sec
12pm
SW 7mph ESE
0.9 ft @ 9sec
3pm
SSW 10mph ESE
0.9 ft @ 9sec
6pm
SSW 10mph ESE
0.9 ft @ 9sec
Saturday
0-1 ft 1-2 ft

Surf

Small scale (ankle to knee high) surf.

Conditions

Clean in the morning with NNW winds less than 5mph. Semi glassy/semi bumpy conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting E 5-10mph.

TIDES
Low:02:17 AM 0.39 ft02:34 PM 0.43 ft
High:08:26 AM 5.79 ft08:33 PM 5.55 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NW 3mph ESE
1.2 ft @ 6sec
9am
NNE 3mph ESE
1.2 ft @ 6sec
12pm
ENE 6mph ESE
1.5 ft @ 9sec
3pm
E 6mph ESE
1.4 ft @ 9sec
6pm
ENE 5mph ESE
1.5 ft @ 9sec
Sunday
2+ ft 2+ ft

Surf

Knee to thigh high ESE medium period swell.

Conditions

Glassy with N winds less than 5mph in the morning shifting NNE for the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:02:52 AM 0.45 ft03:13 PM 0.52 ft
High:09:03 AM 5.75 ft09:09 PM 5.37 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NNW 4mph ESE
1.8 ft @ 11sec
9am
NNE 6mph ESE
1.8 ft @ 10sec
12pm
NNE 4mph ESE
1.8 ft @ 10sec
3pm
SE 1mph ESE
1.9 ft @ 10sec
6pm
SSE 4mph ESE
1.9 ft @ 10sec
Monday
2+ ft 2+ ft

Surf

Knee to thigh high ESE medium period swell.

Conditions

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

TIDES
Low:03:27 AM 0.56 ft03:52 PM 0.67 ft
High:09:39 AM 5.64 ft09:45 PM 5.15 ft
Wind Swell
6am
N 4mph ESE
1.9 ft @ 9sec
9am
NNE 10mph ESE
1.9 ft @ 9sec
12pm
NE 10mph ESE
1.9 ft @ 9sec
3pm
NE 9mph ESE
1.9 ft @ 9sec
6pm
NE 7mph ESE
2.1 ft @ 8sec
Tuesday
1-2 ft 2+ ft

Surf

Knee high ESE wind swell for the morning going more ENE and building a bit during the afternoon.

Conditions

Bumpy/choppy with NE winds 15-20mph.

TIDES
Low:04:02 AM 0.71 ft04:31 PM 0.84 ft
High:10:17 AM 5.49 ft10:23 PM 4.90 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NE 15mph ESE
1.8 ft @ 8sec
9am
NE 19mph ESE
1.5 ft @ 8sec
12pm
NE 19mph ENE
3.4 ft @ 5sec
3pm
NE 19mph ENE
3.4 ft @ 5sec
6pm
NE 19mph ENE
3.5 ft @ 5sec
Wednesday
3+ ft 3-4+ ft

Surf

Waist to stomach high ENE short period wind swell in the morning builds to stomach to shoulder high for the afternoon.

Conditions

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

TIDES
Low:04:38 AM 0.88 ft05:12 PM 1.04 ft
High:10:58 AM 5.33 ft11:04 PM 4.66 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NE 23mph ENE
4.5 ft @ 6sec
9am
NE 25mph ENE
5.0 ft @ 6sec
12pm
NE 25mph ENE
5.5 ft @ 6sec
3pm
NE 25mph ENE
5.7 ft @ 7sec
6pm
NE 25mph ENE
6.2 ft @ 7sec
Thursday
6-8+ ft 8-10 ft

Surf

Well overhead high ground swell with occasional double overhead sets. The swell will be coming from the SE in the morning and shift to the ESE during the day.

Conditions

Blown out with NNE winds 30-35mph in the morning increasing to 35-40mph in the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:05:16 AM 1.05 ft05:54 PM 1.23 ft
High:11:44 AM 5.19 ft11:50 PM 4.48 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NNE 34mph SE
6.1 ft @ 15sec
9am
NNE 35mph SE
6.9 ft @ 15sec
12pm
NNE 38mph SE
8.3 ft @ 15sec
3pm
NNE 38mph SE
8.6 ft @ 15sec
6pm
NNE 39mph ESE
11.0 ft @ 14sec
73° Wind  Wind - NIWS1
 SSW @ 8 k ts
Buoy Data  Buoy 41004
 3.6ft @ 5sec
tides  Low: 01:41 AM
 High: 07:48 AM
Ocean Temperature
76°
Wetsuit
Guide
76
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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 1200 UTC FRI SEP 30 2016 13.8N 70.3W WSW 14 (12.1) 971 (28.67) 104.9 (91.1)