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Fort Fisher ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.5

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Fort Fisher Spot ID

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Type: beach and reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.0 °C

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Thursday, 23 November 2017, 10:03 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.0
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Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 20
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Fort Fisher in North Carolina is a fairly exposed beach and reef break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds are from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. Waves at the beach are mainly lefts. Best around low tide. Often Crowded. Beware of rips, sharks and rocks.

North-Carolina wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bald Head, Cape Fear River, North Carolina, 5 km from Fort Fisher.

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Fort Fisher Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Darlings By The Sea Kure Beach wx, 12 km from Fort Fisher.

moderate winds from the E

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9.7 °C

Current weather near Fort Fisher

Overall Fort Fisher Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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  • The closest passenger airport to Fort Fisher is Wilmington International Airport (ILM) in USA, 42 km (26 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Fort Fisher is Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR), also in USA, 93 km (58 miles) away.
  • Third is New River Mcas (Jacksonville) Airport (NCA) in USA, 102 km (63 miles) away.
  • Cherry Point Mcas Airport (NKT) in USA is 149 km (93 miles) away.
  • Craven Co Rgnl (New Bern) Airport (EWN), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Fort Fisher and is 155 km (96 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Fort Fisher, Carolina North. Use the tab navigation above to view Fort Fisher sea temperature, Fort Fisher photographs, Fort Fisher detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Fort Fisher webcams, current wind from Carolina North live weather stations and Fort Fisher 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 Fort Fisher.