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North Side ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 2.9

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North Side Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Necker Island – BVI, British Virgin Islands)

North Side Spot ID

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Type: -

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell N | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.6 °C

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Sunday, 21 October 2018, 08:52 Local time
Sunday 21
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 7 7 10 10
Wind (km/h) 25
ENE 20
ENE 20
ENE 25
Wind State cross cross cross-

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North Side in Necker Island is an exposed break. that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the south. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north.. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rocks,reef,urchins,jellyfish and sharks.

British Virgin Islands wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

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North Side Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Beef Island/Roadtown Airport, 20 km from North Side.

light winds from the E

Shower light rain shower
Air temperature
27 °C

Current weather near North Side

Buoy Data:

At South of St. John, VI, 33 miles from North Side.

  5AM 6AM 7AM 8AM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.7
Dominant period (s) 5 7 5 7

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Overall North Side Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Town and city forecasts close to North Side:

  • Closest city location
    Fajardo (Puerto Rico)
    86 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Carolina (Puerto Rico)
    105 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Trujillo Alto (Puerto Rico)
    109 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Caguas (Puerto Rico)
    114 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Catano (Puerto Rico)
    116 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to North Side is Terrance B Lettsome International (Roadtown/beef Island) Airport (EIS) in Virgin Isl., 22 km (14 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to North Side is Cyril E King (St. Thomas) Airport (STT), also in Virgin Isl., 68 km (42 miles) away.
  • Third is Henry E Rohlsen (St. Criox Island) Airport (STX) in Virgin Isl., 103 km (64 miles) away.
  • Roosevelt Roads Ns Airport (NRR) in Puerto Rico is 139 km (86 miles) away.
  • Diego Jimenez Torres (Fajardo) Airport (FAJ), also in Puerto Rico is the fifth nearest airport to North Side and is 140 km (87 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for North Side, Necker Island. Use the tab navigation above to view North Side sea temperature, North Side photographs, North Side detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, North Side webcams, current wind from Necker Island live weather stations and North Side tide predictions. The British Virgin Islands swell maps link will open up the big picture showing British Virgin Islands 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 British Virgin Islands 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 North Side.