Fishermans Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Fishermans Island Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Virginia, USA)


Fishermans Island Spot ID:

Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 0.7 °C

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Wednesday, 4 March 2015, 07:45 Local time

Tue Wednesday 04
10PM 1AM 4AM 7AM
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 11 11 6 7
Wind (km/h) 45
SW 55
SW 55
SW 60
Wind State cross-

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Fishermans Island in Virginia is an exposed point break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds are from the north. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks consists of lefts. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Watch out for rocks and rips.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Fishermans Island, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, 3 km from Fishermans Island.

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Fishermans Island Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP4279, 10 km from Fishermans Island.

moderate winds from the WSW

Air temperature
6.7 °C

Current weather near Fishermans Island

Buoy Data:

At Stingray Point Buoy, 36 miles from Fishermans Island.

  3AM 4AM 5AM 6AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.3
Dominant period (s) 2 2 2 2

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Overall Fishermans Island Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Fishermans Island:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break North End 11 mi
Second closest break 81st Street 12 mi
Third closest break 42nd St VA Beach 15 mi
Fourth closest break Grandview 17 mi
Fifth closest break Virginia Beach 18 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Fishermans Island:

Closest wave buoy Stingray Point Buoy 36 mi
Second closest wave buoy Jamestown Buoy 47 mi
Third closest wave buoy Potomac Buoy 68 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Virginia Beach Buoy 70 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Delaware Bay Buoy 117 mi

Tide stations nearest to Fishermans Island:

Closest tide station Fishermans Island, Chesapeake Bay 2 mi
Second closest tide station Smith Island (Coast Guard Station) 4 mi
Third closest tide station Kiptopeke Beach 6 mi
Fourth closest tide station Cape Henry, Chesapeake Bay 11 mi
Fifth closest tide station Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel 12 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Fishermans Island:

Closest ski area Wintergreen Resort (United States) 170 mi
Second closest ski area Massanutten (United States) 180 mi
Third closest ski area Bryce Resort (United States) 193 mi
Fourth closest ski area Ski Liberty (United States) 200 mi
Fifth closest ski area Whitetail Resort (United States) 215 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Fishermans Island:

Closest city location Virginia Beach (United States) 16 mi
Second closest city location East Hampton (United States) 21 mi
Third closest city location Hampton (United States) 22 mi
Fourth closest city location Norfolk (United States) 24 mi
Fifth closest city location Chesapeake (United States) 25 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Fishermans Island is Oceana Nas Airport (NTU) in USA, 30 km (19 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Fishermans Island is Norfolk International Airport (ORF), also in USA, 31 km (19 miles) away.
  • Third is Norfolk Ns Airport (NGU) in USA, 34 km (21 miles) away.
  • Langley Afb (Hampton) Airport (LFI) in USA is 36 km (22 miles) away.
  • Newport News Williamsburg International Airport (PHF), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Fishermans Island and is 48 km (30 miles) away.
Fishermans Island break location map and break info
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Fishermans Island, Virginia. Use the tab navigation above to view Fishermans Island sea temperature, Fishermans Island photographs, Fishermans Island detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Fishermans Island webcams, current wind from Virginia live weather stations and Fishermans Island 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 Fishermans Island.


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