Corolla Lighthouse ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Corolla Lighthouse Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(North Carolina, USA)


Corolla Lighthouse Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 7.4 °C

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Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 14:06 Local time

Tuesday 31
11AM 2PM 5PM 8PM
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 25
SSW 35
SSW 40
SW 45
Wind State off cross-
off off

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Corolla Lighthouse in North Carolina is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the southwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Take care of sharks,jellyfish,sea-lice.

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North-Carolina wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Currituck Beach Light, North Carolina, 1 km from Corolla Lighthouse.

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Corolla Lighthouse Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Currituck County Airport (NC), 16 km from Corolla Lighthouse.

light winds from the S

Air temperature
17.3 °C

Current weather near Corolla Lighthouse

Buoy Data:

At Virginia Beach Buoy, 57 miles from Corolla Lighthouse.

  7AM 8AM 9AM 10AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.8
Dominant period (s) 8 8 7 8

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Overall Corolla Lighthouse Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Corolla Lighthouse:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Chicahauk 19 mi
Second closest break Kitty Hawk Pier 20 mi
Third closest break Laundromats 22 mi
Fourth closest break Avalon Pier 25 mi
Fifth closest break Camp Pendleton 28 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Corolla Lighthouse:

Closest wave buoy Virginia Beach Buoy 57 mi
Second closest wave buoy Jamestown Buoy 77 mi
Third closest wave buoy Stingray Point Buoy 84 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Diamond Shoals Buoy 98 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Potomac Buoy 117 mi

Tide stations nearest to Corolla Lighthouse:

Closest tide station Currituck Beach Light 1 mi
Second closest tide station Duck Pier, outside 14 mi
Third closest tide station FRF Pier, Duck 14 mi
Fourth closest tide station False Cape 16 mi
Fifth closest tide station Kitty Hawk (ocean) 21 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Corolla Lighthouse:

Closest ski area Wintergreen Resort (United States) 198 mi
Second closest ski area Massanutten (United States) 215 mi
Third closest ski area Bryce Resort (United States) 231 mi
Fourth closest ski area The Homestead Ski Area (United States) 247 mi
Fifth closest ski area Ski Liberty (United States) 248 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Corolla Lighthouse:

Closest city location Virginia Beach (United States) 34 mi
Second closest city location Chesapeake (United States) 40 mi
Third closest city location Norfolk (United States) 41 mi
Fourth closest city location Portsmouth (United States) 42 mi
Fifth closest city location Portsmouth Heights (United States) 43 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Corolla Lighthouse is Elizabeth City Cgas Rgnl Airport (ECG) in USA, 34 km (21 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Corolla Lighthouse is Oceana Nas Airport (NTU), also in USA, 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is Norfolk International Airport (ORF) in USA, 66 km (41 miles) away.
  • Norfolk Ns Airport (NGU) in USA is 74 km (46 miles) away.
  • Langley Afb (Hampton) Airport (LFI), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Corolla Lighthouse and is 91 km (57 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Corolla Lighthouse, Carolina North. Use the tab navigation above to view Corolla Lighthouse sea temperature, Corolla Lighthouse photographs, Corolla Lighthouse detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Corolla Lighthouse webcams, current wind from Carolina North live weather stations and Corolla Lighthouse 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 Corolla Lighthouse.


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