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Croatan ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.6

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  1. weather stationWind Update Cross-on wind has become light (light winds from the ENE at Princess Anne at Lago Mar Sandbridge wx 3 km from Croatan). 1.1m 9 s period swell from ESE
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Actual: 36 min ago

Light
8.5 km/h
ENE
Clean
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Croatan Surf Forecast / Virginia / USA

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Thursday 26 Apr 2018 EDT

Croatan surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Croatan sea temperature is 11.2 °C (Statistics for 26 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 15.4 max: 18.4 min: 12.3 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1.3
ESE
1.2
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1
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1.3
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1.1
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0.7
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0.8
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0.8
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0.6
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0.2
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0.6
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0.2
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0.3
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1
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1.2
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Period(s) (?)99888888778887899839845
Surfscale.metric
Wave
Graph
(?)
Energy(?)27221613720815370757836163624238566688143873
Wind
(km/h)
10
ESE
20
SE
15
SSW
15
SW
5
NNE
10
SW
10
SW
20
NNW
25
NNW
10
NW
20
NW
15
WNW
20
WNW
15
W
5
SW
10
SSE
15
SW
15
WSW
20
SSW
20
SW
20
SW
25
SSW
20
SSW
Wind State(?)oncross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
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offoffglasscross-
on
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High Tide
/ height (m)
6:05PM
1.13

6:29AM
1.04
6:54PM
1.19

7:16AM
1.04
7:39PM
1.23

7:59AM
1.03

8:21PM
1.25
8:41AM
1.01

9:03PM
1.23
9:23AM
0.98

9:43PM
1.19
10:04AM
0.94

10:23PM
1.14
10:45AM
0.89


Low Tide
/ height (m)

12:18AM
-0.04
12:35PM
-0.05

1:11AM
-0.07
1:21PM
-0.07

1:59AM
-0.08

2:03PM
-0.07
2:42AM
-0.08

2:43PM
-0.05
3:23AM
-0.05

3:22PM
-0.01
4:04AM
-0.02

4:02PM
0.05
4:45AM
0.03

4:43PM
0.11

Note: the tide data above is for Inside channel, Rudee Inlet, Virginia which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Croatan.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Croatan blow from the W.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
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High °C
1616192420202322101414121919172323222625212624
Low °C
15141622161622111013991615142118172517172424
Chill °C (?)
161519242020232271414101919172323222625212624
Sunrise
--6:13--6:11--6:11--6:09--6:09--6:07--6:07--
Sunset
7:47--7:49--7:50--7:50--7:51--7:52--7:52--7:53-
Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 9mm), mostly falling on Fri morning. Warm air temperatures (max 24°C on Fri afternoon, min 9°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 26°C on Wed afternoon, min 9°C on Mon morning). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Croatan Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Croatan provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Croatan can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Croatan surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Croatan) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Croatan may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Croatan is 7 km (4 miles) from the city of Virginia Beach. If you plan a vacation in Virginia, look for hotels and other accommodation in Virginia Beach. Virginia Beach has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.