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Masonboro Inlet ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.6
Consistency of Surf: 2.4
Difficulty Level: 3.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.2
Crowds: 2.4

Overall: 2.7

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Masonboro Inlet Surf Forecast / Carolina North / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Thursday 28 May 2020 EDT
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Masonboro Inlet surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Masonboro Inlet sea temperature is 22.5 °C (Statistics for 28 May 1981-2005 - mean: 25.1 max: 26.9 min: 23.6 °C)
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Masonboro Inlet surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Masonboro Inlet sea temperature is 22.5 °C (Statistics for 28 May 1981-2005 - mean: 25.1 max: 26.9 min: 23.6 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Light wind has turned cross-on at Masonboro Inlet (light winds from the S at Wilmington 4 km from Masonboro Inlet). 1.3m 7 s period swell from ESE with 1.2m 6 s period wind swell from S

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Light
11 km/h
S
Cross-On
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How big are the waves at Masonboro Inlet today?

The current surf forecast for Masonboro Inlet at 12PM is: 1.2m 8s primary swell from a East-southeast direction (forecast issued at 07:00am May 28). An open ocean swell of 1.0m 6s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (EDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (28 May)4ft (1.2m)8s
Afternoon (28 May)3.5ft (1.0m)8s
Evening (28 May)3.5ft (1.0m)7s

Table - waves today at Masonboro Inlet. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy(?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State(?)
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Thursday
28
Friday
29
Saturday
30
5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM
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T north carolina.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.12.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.18.cc23
T north carolina.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T north carolina.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
1.3
ESE
1.2
ESE
1.2
ESE
1.1
ESE
1
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.9
ESE
1
ESE
1.1
S
0.9
ESE
0.9
ESE
1
ESE
0.9
ESE
1
ESE
1.1
SE
1.1
SE
1.1
SE
1.1
S
1
SE
0.9
SE
0.8
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.8
ESE
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1721511511281179797101949174998499119119125859973747676
15
S
15
SSE
20
SSE
25
SSE
20
S
20
SSE
25
SSE
20
S
15
SSW
15
SSW
20
SSW
20
SW
15
W
15
SSE
15
SSW
15
SW
15
SW
15
SSW
15
SW
25
SSW
20
SSW
15
SW
15
SSW
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
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12:56PM
1.01
1:17AM
1.24
1:59PM
1.06
2:17AM
1.22
3:04PM
1.12
7:09AM
0.10
7:18PM
0.10
8:04AM
0.09
8:22PM
0.11
9:03AM
0.06
9:30PM
0.10

Note: the tide data above is for Masonboro Inlet, North Carolina which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Masonboro Inlet.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Masonboro Inlet blow from the NW

Thursday
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