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Topsail Island Surf Forecast / Carolina North / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Sunday 03 Jul 2022 EDT
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Topsail Island surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Topsail Island sea temperature is 26.9 °C (Statistics for 03 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 27.6 max: 28.6 min: 26.8 °C)
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Topsail Island surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Topsail Island sea temperature is 26.9 °C (Statistics for 03 Jul 1981-2005 - mean: 27.6 max: 28.6 min: 26.8 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Topsail Island (calm at Holly Ridge 6 km from Topsail Island).

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1 h 13 min ago

Calm
3 km/h
NW
Clean
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How big are the waves at Topsail Island today?

The current surf forecast for Topsail Island at 3PM is: 0.9m 6s primary swell from a South direction and 0.7m 6s secondary swell from a South direction, 0.4m 10s secondary swell from a Southeast direction (forecast issued at 07:00am July 03). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (EDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (03 Jul)2.5ft (0.8m)6s
Afternoon (03 Jul)3ft (0.9m)6s
Evening (03 Jul)1.5ft (0.5m)7s

Table - waves today at Topsail Island. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Sunday
03
Monday
04
Tuesday
05
Wednesday
06
Thursday
07
Friday
08
Saturday
09
Sunday
10
5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM
Rating
(10 max)
211000000000001111000000010000001100000000000121211000023332
Swell
Height Map
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T north carolina.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
T north carolina.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.78.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
T north carolina.htsgw.metric.96.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.102.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.114.cc23
T north carolina.htsgw.metric.120.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.126.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.138.cc23
T north carolina.htsgw.metric.144.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.150.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.162.cc23
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.3
SSW
0.8
S
0.8
S
0.9
S
0.6
SE
0.8
SSW
0.6
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.7
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.5
SE
0.4
ESE
0.4
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.6
SE
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
1.1
SW
0.7
S
0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.8
SSW
1.1
SSW
1
SSW
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.8
S
0.9
S
1.2
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.7
S
0.7
S
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
1
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.2
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.3
SSW
0.8
S
1.1
SSW
1
S
1.2
S
1.3
SSW
1.9
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.7
SSW
1.4
SSW
Period(s) (?)66669666666881010101010101010995555555555599555666996666666666677777
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)134464653534028353728263126335960696461605854522943622732444635356656272732408050313023277211110010010382118519569108157359327279193
Wind
(km/h)
5
W
10
WNW
10
W
15
SSW
20
SSW
20
SSW
10
NE
10
SW
5
N
5
NNE
5
ENE
10
ESE
15
ESE
10
ESE
5
ESE
5
ESE
5
SSE
5
SSW
10
SW
20
S
20
SSW
20
SSW
20
SW
20
SW
15
WSW
15
WSW
15
SW
20
SSW
25
SSW
20
SSW
5
WNW
10
SE
5
SW
5
NW
5
NNE
10
ESE
10
ESE
15
E
15
E
10
ENE
10
ENE
15
NE
15
E
15
E
15
ESE
10
ESE
10
SE
10
SSW
10
WSW
10
WSW
15
SW
25
SSW
25
SSW
25
SW
25
SW
15
WSW
15
WSW
15
W
10
NW
10
N
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
off
offcross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
glasscross-
off
crossononononglassglassglasscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
on
crossoffonglassglasscross-
off
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
onononcrosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
crosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)
11:03AM
1.01
11:16PM
1.37
11:47AM
1.04
11:57PM
1.31
12:34PM
1.10
12:41AM
1.25
1:26PM
1.18
1:30AM
1.19
2:21PM
1.28
2:25AM
1.13
3:18PM
1.41
3:24AM
1.10
4:16PM
1.54
4:26AM
1.09
Low Tide
/ height (m)
5:09AM
0.11
4:44PM
0.16
5:45AM
0.11
5:32PM
0.19
6:23AM
0.10
6:24PM
0.21
7:03AM
0.08
7:24PM
0.22
7:47AM
0.05
8:29PM
0.21
8:35AM
0.00
9:36PM
0.16
9:28AM
-0.05
10:42PM
0.10
10:23AM
-0.11

Note: the tide data above is for Ocean City Beach (fishing pier), North Carolina which is 1 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Topsail Island.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Topsail Island blow from the NW

Sunday
03
Monday
04
Tuesday
05
Wednesday
06
Thursday
07
Friday
08
Saturday
09
Sunday
10
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Rain (mm)
1131--81-------1-21-----------24421--2-------------------1--7
Temp. °C242428302828262625242727272626262626282828272626262631332928272324242728272625252524272828262726252630313028272726262927
Chill °C (?)242428302828262625242727272626262626282828272626262631332928272324242728272625252524272828262726252630313028272726262927
Sunrise-6:01-------6:01-------6:01-------6:03-------6:03-------6:03-------6:05-------6:05--
Sunset-----8:25-------8:25-------8:24-------8:24-------8:24-------8:24-------8:24------

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