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Surf Forecast - US Mid Atlantic Coast - North Carolina to Virginia Beach

5 Day Surf Forecast

Forecast Updated:
  Sunday, October 1, 2023 12:53 PM

Surf Scale: 3 ft = waist high, 4 ft = chest high, 5 ft = head high, 10 ft =double overhead
Swell Direction is direction swell is coming from. 90=East, 180=South, 270=West, 360-0 = North

Mid-Atlantic Surf Forecast
Covering exposed breaks from S. Carolina Virginia Beach
Day Trend Wind
(Swell Number, Swell Size & Period, Arrival Time and Profile)
(Set wave max face height)
Swell Direction
Holding NNE 15+ early Northeast swell 6.0 ft @ 10 secs
Low pressure off the Outer Banks is to continue producing a fetch of 20-25 kt northeast winds targeting the coast well. And Philippe is to be building while lifting slowly northwest with winds 45-50 kts offering some swell production potential. Winds to be fading in Rina position further northeast offering nothing.
5.5 ft 50 degrees
Down some NE 15 early Northeast windswell 5.0 ft @ 9-10 secs early
Fetch is to be fading from 15-20 kts along and off the mid-Atlantic Coast offering some more swell production potential. Philippe is to be accelerating off to the north with winds 50 kts likely offering less potential.
4.5 ft 60 degrees
Down some NE 10+ early Northeast windswell 4.2 ft @ 9-10 secs early
East to northeast fetch is to be mostly south of the Outer Banks swell window targeting mainly the Southeast Coast hold at 15-20 kts producing some sideband windswell. Philippe is to be racing north-northeast with winds 55 kts offering limited potential.
3.5 ft 75 degrees
Down some E 10+ early Northeast windswell 4.4 ft @ 7-8 secs early
High pressure is to be set up off the Northeast Coast with Philippe starting to bump into it from the south producing a gradient and east winds at 20 kts targeting the US East coast including Cape Hatteras well. And Philippe to have winds of 65 kts in it's core tracking northeast.
3.0 ft 90 degrees
Down some E 5+ early East windswell 4.5 ft @ 8 secs early
Tropical east swell buried underneath
The gradient between high pressure to the north and Philippe is to hold with east winds 30-40 kts aimed well at the mid US Coast producing swell. Philippe itself is to have winds of 75 kts offering more potential.
3.0 ft 100 degrees
Up some --- Beyond low pressure is to set up over the Northeast Coast later Sat into Sun (10/8) producing west winds at 20 kts offering nothing. Philippe is to accelerate to the northeast still forming the gradient producing east winds at 30 to near 75 kts producing more swell radiating towards the coast. --- ---

Surf Height Animation: US East Coast - Cape Hatteras - New Jersey
Wind Animations:
US East Coast - Cape Hatteras
Local Model: Surf - Wind


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