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Columbia St ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 2.2
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.3
Crowds: 3.2

Overall: 2.6

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Columbia St Surf Guide

Columbia St in North Carolina is a reasonably exposed beach break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A popular wave that can get growded. The crowds in the water make a gath helmet a good idea.

Columbia St Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
28.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Columbia St:

The best conditions reported for surf at Columbia St occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:
North-Carolina wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Columbia St sea temperature, Columbia St photographs, Columbia St detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Columbia St webcams, current wind from Carolina North live weather stations and Columbia St 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 Columbia St

Columbia St Surf:

Monday, 10 August 2020, 08:07 Local time
Monday 10
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 10
SW 10
SSE 15
Wind State cross-
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Tide Times:

For Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, 1 km from Columbia St.

IS AT (local time)

Columbia St Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-JMPN7, 0 km from Columbia St.


Air temperature
25.8 °C

Current weather near Columbia St

Buoy Data:

At Masonboro Inlet, ILM2, NC, 6 miles from Columbia St.

  3AM 4AM 5AM 6AM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.4
Dominant period (s) 11 10 11 11

All wavebuoys around Columbia St

Overall Columbia St Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August


Surf stats for Columbia St: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Columbia St: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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Columbia St Location Maps

Columbia St Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Carolina North surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Columbia St

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Columbia St:

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Wave buoys nearest to Columbia St:

Tide stations nearest to Columbia St:

  • Closest tide station
    Wrightsville Beach
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Masonboro Inlet
    2 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    5 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Myrtle Grove
    7 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Silver Lake
    8 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Columbia St is Wilmington International Airport (ILM) in USA, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Columbia St is New River Mcas (Jacksonville) Airport (NCA), also in USA, 65 km (40 miles) away.
  • Third is Cherry Point Mcas Airport (NKT) in USA, 114 km (71 miles) away.
  • Craven Co Rgnl (New Bern) Airport (EWN) in USA is 118 km (73 miles) away.
  • Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Columbia St and is 120 km (75 miles) away.
Columbia St break location map and break info