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

Overall: 3.0

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Fishermans Island Spot ID

Bay Heaven, Fishermans Island photo

Fishermans Island

Photo credit: Murray

Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 22.9 °C

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Tuesday, 28 June 2016, 05:36 Local time
Tuesday 28
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 7 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 25
SSW 25
SSW 20
SSW 25
Wind State on 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.

Virginia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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

IS AT (local time)

Fishermans Island Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP4728, 10 km from Fishermans Island.

moderate winds from the SSW

Air temperature
24.3 °C

Current weather near Fishermans Island

Buoy Data:

At Stingray Point Buoy, 36 miles from Fishermans Island.

  12AM 1AM 2AM 3AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.7
Dominant period (s) 3 3 3 3

All wavebuoys around Fishermans Island

Overall Fishermans Island Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June

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Fishermans Island Location Maps

Fishermans Island Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Fishermans Island:

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Wave buoys nearest to Fishermans Island:

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
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Fishermans Island:

  • Closest ski area
    Wintergreen Resort
    170 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    180 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Bryce Resort
    193 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Ski Liberty
    200 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Whitetail Resort
    215 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Fishermans Island:

  • Closest city location
    Virginia Beach
    16 mi
  • Second closest city location
    East Hampton
    21 mi
  • Third closest city location
    22 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    24 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    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.