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Out Front ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.1

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Out Front Spot ID

Out front, low tide photo

Out Front

Photo credit: Brandon Gardner

Type: sandbar

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 25.6 °C

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Tuesday, 20 August 2019, 12:11 Local time
Tuesday 20
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 9 9 10 10
Wind (km/h) 5
E 10
SSE 10
SSE 15
Wind State glass on cross-

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Out Front in Virginia is a sandbar break that does not work very often with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. It's sometimes crowded here.

Virginia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Assateague Beach, Toms Cove, Chincoteague Bay, Virginia, 4 km from Out Front.

IS AT (local time)

Out Front Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Chincoteague, 6 km from Out Front.


Air temperature
31 °C

Current weather near Out Front

Buoy Data:

At Wallops Island, VA, 9 miles from Out Front.

  7AM 8AM 9AM 10AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.6
Dominant period (s) 5 5 6 5

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Overall Out Front Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Out Front Location Maps

Out Front Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Out Front:


  • The closest passenger airport to Out Front is Wallops Flight Facility Airport (WAL) in USA, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Out Front is Salisbury Ocean City Wicomico Rgnl Airport (SBY), also in USA, 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is Patuxent River Nas Airport (NHK) in USA, 104 km (65 miles) away.
  • Langley Afb (Hampton) Airport (LFI) in USA is 127 km (79 miles) away.
  • Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Out Front and is 130 km (81 miles) away.
Out Front break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Out Front, Virginia. Use the tab navigation above to view Out Front sea temperature, Out Front photographs, Out Front detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Out Front webcams, current wind from Virginia live weather stations and Out Front 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 Out Front.