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The Lighthouse ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.3

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The Lighthouse Surf Forecast / Carolina North / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 12 pm Sunday 28 Feb 2021 EST
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The Lighthouse surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's The Lighthouse sea temperature is 8.5 °C (Statistics for 28 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 17.7 max: 20.2 min: 14.5 °C)
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The Lighthouse surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's The Lighthouse sea temperature is 8.5 °C (Statistics for 28 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 17.7 max: 20.2 min: 14.5 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Carolina North

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at The Lighthouse (light winds from the SW at Buxton 4 km from The Lighthouse). 0.7m 7 s period swell from ESE with 1.0m 5 s period wind swell from SSW

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Actual: 58 min ago

Light
11 km/h
SW
Cross-Off
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How big are the waves at The Lighthouse today?

The current surf forecast for The Lighthouse at 5PM is: 0.8m 7s primary swell from a East-southeast direction and 0.3m 9s secondary swell from a Southeast direction (forecast issued at 12:00pm February 28). An open ocean swell of 1.2m 5s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (EST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (28 Feb)3.5ft (1.1m)8s
Afternoon (28 Feb)2.5ft (0.8m)7s
Evening (28 Feb)2.5ft (0.7m)7s

Table - waves today at The Lighthouse. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wed
03
10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM
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T north carolina.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T north carolina.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T north carolina.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
1.1
SE
0.9
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.5
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
1.4
N
1.6
NNE
1.6
NNE
1.5
NNE
1.3
NNE
1.1
NE
0.9
NE
0.8
NE
0.5
SE
0.5
SE
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20
SE
30
SSW
30
SW
35
SW
40
SW
40
SW
45
SW
45
SW
50
SW
35
WSW
30
WNW
45
NW
40
NNW
40
NNW
40
N
40
N
30
N
25
N
15
NNE
15
ENE
15
ESE
10
SSE
15
SSE
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscrossoncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
7:55AM
1.09
8:15PM
1.01
8:39AM
1.05
9:02PM
1.05
9:24AM
0.99
9:52PM
1.08
2:09PM
-0.19
2:25AM
-0.23
2:50PM
-0.20
3:16AM
-0.20
3:33PM
-0.20

Note: the tide data above is for Cape Hatteras, North Carolina which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for The Lighthouse.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at The Lighthouse blow from the W

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