WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC

Surf Forecast

AM
PM
Thursday
1-2 ft 1-2 ft

Surf

Knee high ESE short period wind swell in the morning with occasional thigh high sets. This drops a bit in the afternoon.

Conditions

Semi choppy with S winds 5-10mph in the morning increasing to 10-15mph in the afternoon.

Wind Swell
6am
SSW 8mph ESE
2.0 ft @ 6sec
9am
SSE 9mph ESE
1.9 ft @ 7sec
12pm
S 10mph ESE
1.0 ft @ 10sec
3pm
SSW 10mph ESE
1.0 ft @ 10sec
6pm
SSW 10mph ESE
1.0 ft @ 10sec
Friday
1-2 ft 2+ ft

Surf

Knee to thigh high SE short period wind swell for the morning going more SSE during the day.

Conditions

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

TIDES
Low:01:33 AM -0.28 ft01:56 PM -0.34 ft
High:07:42 AM 4.07 ft08:00 PM 3.91 ft
Wind Swell
6am
SSW 4mph SE
1.9 ft @ 7sec
9am
SW 4mph SE
1.9 ft @ 7sec
12pm
SSW 5mph SE
2.4 ft @ 7sec
3pm
SW 9mph SE
2.9 ft @ 5sec
6pm
SW 12mph SE
2.9 ft @ 5sec
Saturday
1-3 ft 1-3 ft

Surf

Knee to thigh high ESE medium period swell with occasional waist high sets.

Conditions

Clean with NW winds 5-10mph in the morning decreasing to less than 5mph in the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:02:11 AM -0.22 ft02:37 PM -0.27 ft
High:08:14 AM 4.05 ft08:31 PM 3.73 ft
Wind Swell
6am
WNW 8mph ESE
1.4 ft @ 9sec
9am
NNW 7mph ESE
1.9 ft @ 9sec
12pm
NNW 3mph ESE
1.9 ft @ 9sec
3pm
SSW 2mph ESE
1.8 ft @ 9sec
6pm
SSW 3mph ESE
1.8 ft @ 9sec
Sunday
2-3+ ft 2-3 ft

Surf

Knee to waist high ESE medium period swell with occasional stomach high sets.

Conditions

Clean with NW winds 10-15mph in the morning decreasing to 5-10mph in the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:02:46 AM -0.16 ft03:13 PM -0.20 ft
High:08:46 AM 3.99 ft09:03 PM 3.54 ft
Wind Swell
6am
WNW 10mph ESE
2.4 ft @ 10sec
9am
NW 11mph ESE
2.4 ft @ 10sec
12pm
NW 8mph ESE
2.5 ft @ 10sec
3pm
NW 4mph ESE
2.5 ft @ 10sec
6pm
W 4mph ESE
2.5 ft @ 10sec
Monday
2-3 ft 2-3 ft

Surf

Thigh to waist high ESE medium period swell.

Conditions

Clean in the morning with NNW winds 10-15mph. Fairly clean conditions for the afternoon with the winds shifting N 5-10mph.

TIDES
Low:03:18 AM -0.09 ft03:48 PM -0.10 ft
High:09:19 AM 3.89 ft09:37 PM 3.34 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NNW 12mph ESE
2.7 ft @ 9sec
9am
NNW 12mph ESE
2.7 ft @ 9sec
12pm
NNW 11mph ESE
2.7 ft @ 8sec
3pm
N 8mph ESE
2.7 ft @ 8sec
6pm
N 7mph ESE
2.7 ft @ 8sec
Tuesday
2+ ft 2-3+ ft

Surf

Knee to thigh high ESE wind swell for the morning. The swell shifts more E and builds for the afternoon with sets up to stomach high.

Conditions

Sideshore texture/chop with N winds 15-20mph in the morning shifting ENE for the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:03:50 AM -0.01 ft04:22 PM 0.02 ft
High:09:56 AM 3.77 ft10:16 PM 3.15 ft
Wind Swell
6am
N 15mph ESE
2.4 ft @ 8sec
9am
NE 15mph ESE
2.0 ft @ 8sec
12pm
NE 17mph E
3.5 ft @ 5sec
3pm
ENE 17mph E
3.9 ft @ 5sec
6pm
NE 17mph E
4.6 ft @ 6sec
Wednesday
6-10 ft 10-12+ ft

Surf

Overhead high mix of SE long period swell and E medium period swell for the morning hours with occasional double overhead sets. The surf builds from the ESE into the double overhead+ range for the afternoon.

Conditions

Choppy/sideshore current with NNE winds 25-30mph in the morning shifting N 30-35mph in the afternoon.

TIDES
Low:04:21 AM 0.09 ft04:58 PM 0.17 ft
High:10:40 AM 3.66 ft11:03 PM 2.98 ft
Wind Swell
6am
NNE 26mph SE
4.5 ft @ 16sec
9am
NNE 28mph SE
7.6 ft @ 16sec
12pm
N 30mph SE
10.1 ft @ 16sec
74° Wind  Wind - KILM
 S @ 5 k ts
Buoy Data  Buoy 41110
 2.6ft @ 11sec
tides  Low: 12:52 AM
 High: 07:07 AM
Ocean Temperature
83°
Wetsuit
Guide
83
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Current Ocean Temp: 83
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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 0300 UTC THU SEP 29 2016 13.9N 63.1W W 15 (13) 1004 (29.65) 64.9 (56.4)
Atlantic Invests
Invest Position Winds Pressure
Invest #97L Lat: 13.7N, Lon:61.3W 58 mph (50 kts) 29.77 in (1008 mb)