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Columbia St ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 2.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.3
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 2.6

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Columbia St Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.6 °C

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Thursday, 18 July 2019, 21:23 Local time
ThuFriday 19
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 6 6 6 6
Wind (km/h) 25
SW 20
WSW 15
SW 15
Wind State cross cross-
cross cross-

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Columbia St in North Carolina is a reasonably exposed beach break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A popular wave that can get growded. The crowds in the water make a gath helmet a good idea.

North-Carolina wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

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 WSW

Air temperature
28.8 °C

Current weather near Columbia St

Buoy Data:

At Masonboro Inlet, ILM2, NC, 6 miles from Columbia St.

  4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.1
Dominant period (s) 4 4 5 5

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Overall Columbia St Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • 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.