Columbia St ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

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Columbia St Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(North Carolina, USA)


Columbia St Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.3 °C

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Saturday, 28 March 2015, 14:47 Local time

Saturday 28
11AM 2PM 5PM 8PM
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 8 8 9 9
Wind (km/h) 30
NNW 30
WNW 35
WNW 30
Wind State cross-
off off off

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Columbia St in North Carolina is a fairly exposed beach break that has dependable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's often crowded here. Crowds may reach hazard levels at this break - consider wearing a lid.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, 1 km from Columbia St.

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Columbia St Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-JMPN7, 0 km from Columbia St.

light winds from the NW

Air temperature
7.6 °C

Current weather near Columbia St

Overall Columbia St Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Columbia St:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Wrightsville Beach 1 mi
Second closest break Mason s Inlet 1 mi
Third closest break Oceanic Pier 1 mi
Fourth closest break Masonboro Inlet 2 mi
Fifth closest break Pelican Watch 13 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Columbia St:

Closest wave buoy Ocean Crest Pier Buoy 29 mi
Second closest wave buoy Onslow Bay Outer Buoy 48 mi
Third closest wave buoy Frying Pan Shoals Buoy 53 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Edisto Buoy 140 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Diamond Shoals Buoy 147 mi

Tide stations nearest to Columbia St:

Closest tide station Wrightsville Beach 1 mi
Second closest tide station Masonboro Inlet 2 mi
Third closest tide station Ogden 5 mi
Fourth closest tide station Myrtle Grove 7 mi
Fifth closest tide station Silver Lake 8 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Columbia St:

Closest ski area Wolf Ridge Ski Resort (United States) 242 mi
Second closest ski area Appalachian Ski Mountain (United States) 257 mi
Third closest ski area Wintergreen Resort (United States) 262 mi
Fourth closest ski area Sugar Mountain (United States) 266 mi
Fifth closest ski area Hawksnest (United States) 268 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Columbia St:

Closest city location Wilmington (United States) 7 mi
Second closest city location Jacksonville (United States) 43 mi
Third closest city location Myrtle Beach (United States) 72 mi
Fourth closest city location Goldsboro (United States) 82 mi
Fifth closest city location Fayetteville (United States) 88 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Columbia St is Wilmington International Airport (ILM) in USA, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Columbia St is New River Mcas (Jacksonville) Airport (NCA), also in USA, 65 km (40 miles) away.
  • Third is Cherry Point Mcas Airport (NKT) in USA, 114 km (71 miles) away.
  • Craven Co Rgnl (New Bern) Airport (EWN) in USA is 118 km (73 miles) away.
  • Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Columbia St and is 120 km (75 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Columbia St, Carolina North. Use the tab navigation above to view Columbia St sea temperature, Columbia St photographs, Columbia St detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Columbia St webcams, current wind from Carolina North live weather stations and Columbia St tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Columbia St.


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