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81st Street ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.6

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81st Street Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 6.3 °C

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Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 05:54 Local time
Tuesday 20
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 5 5 6 6
Wind (km/h) 25
E 30
SE 20
SSE 25
Wind State cross-
cross cross-

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81st Street in Virginiais a beach break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds blow from the west southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the east southeast. It's sometimes crowded here. Hazards include .

Virginia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cape Henry, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, 3 km from 81st Street.

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81st Street Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-CHYV2, 3 km from 81st Street.

strong winds from the ENE

Air temperature
7.9 °C

Current weather near 81st Street

Overall 81st Street Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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  • The closest passenger airport to 81st Street is Oceana Nas Airport (NTU) in USA, 10 km (6 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to 81st Street is Norfolk International Airport (ORF), also in USA, 19 km (12 miles) away.
  • Third is Norfolk Ns Airport (NGU) in USA, 27 km (17 miles) away.
  • Langley Afb (Hampton) Airport (LFI) in USA is 38 km (24 miles) away.
  • Newport News Williamsburg International Airport (PHF), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to 81st Street and is 51 km (32 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for 81st Street, Virginia. Use the tab navigation above to view 81st Street sea temperature, 81st Street photographs, 81st Street detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, 81st Street webcams, current wind from Virginia live weather stations and 81st Street 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 81st Street.