Fishermans Island Spot ID
Photo credit: Murray
Best: Swell SE | Wind N
Sea Temperature Today is: 22.9 °C
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.
For Fishermans Island, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, 3 km from Fishermans Island.
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Overall Fishermans Island Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October
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Visitor Reviews of Fishermans Island
“Yeah it's a dank place yp”
flocka from UNITED STATES - 14 May 2015
Tide stations nearest to Fishermans Island:
- Closest tide stationFishermans Island, Chesapeake Bay2 mi
- Second closest tide stationSmith Island (Coast Guard Station)4 mi
- Third closest tide stationKiptopeke Beach6 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationCape Henry, Chesapeake Bay11 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationChesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel12 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Fishermans Island:
- Closest ski areaWintergreen Resort (United States)170 mi
- Second closest ski areaMassanutten (United States)180 mi
- Third closest ski areaBryce Resort (United States)193 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaSki Liberty (United States)200 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaWhitetail Resort (United States)215 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Fishermans Island:
- Closest city locationVirginia Beach (United States)16 mi
- Second closest city locationEast Hampton (United States)21 mi
- Third closest city locationHampton (United States)22 mi
- Fourth closest city locationNorfolk (United States)24 mi
- Fifth closest city locationChesapeake (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.
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.