Surf at Bogue Pier ranged from high of 62-degrees to a low of 50-degrees with an average of 54.7-degrees (blue diamonds). Bogue Sound had a high of 64-degrees but a low of 42-degrees with an average of 50.7-degrees (red squares). Temperatures in December were near normal. Slope was negative showing a decrease was about 0.21-degrees/day. For the year, the average temperature for 2016 was 66.4 around normal but cooler than 2016. Other plots are actual data for 2004 through 2016 with the average plot (black curve) for data from 1996-2016, and plot of each year’s data from 1995.
Actual data for 2004 through 2016 with the average plot (black curve). See Below.
Plot of each year’s data from 1995-2016 (See Below)