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

Overall: 3.6

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Croatan Surf Forecast / Virginia / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 7 pm Wednesday 14 Apr 2021 EDT
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Croatan surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Croatan sea temperature is 15.6 °C (Statistics for 14 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 14.0 max: 18.2 min: 10.9 °C)
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Croatan surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Croatan sea temperature is 15.6 °C (Statistics for 14 Apr 1981-2005 - mean: 14.0 max: 18.2 min: 10.9 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Croatan (light winds from the S at Oceana Naval Air Station Airport 6 km from Croatan).

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Actual: 40 min ago

Light
11 km/h
S
Cross-Shore
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How big are the waves at Croatan today?

The current surf forecast for Croatan at 2AM is: 0.8m 8s primary swell from a East-northeast direction and 0.4m 10s secondary swell from a East-northeast direction, 0.8m 4s secondary swell from a South direction (forecast issued at 07:00pm April 14). The wind direction is predicted to be glassy.

Time (EDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (15 Apr)3ft (0.9m)10s
Afternoon (15 Apr)3.5ft (1.0m)11s
Evening (15 Apr)3ft (0.9m)11s

Table - waves today at Croatan. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Wednesday
14
Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thu
22
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T north carolina.htsgw.metric.60.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.78.cc23
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0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.9
ENE
1
ENE
1
ENE
1
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.4
NE
0.4
NE
0.8
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.7
SE
0.7
SE
1.2
N
1
NNE
0.8
NNE
0.6
NNE
0.5
NE
0.5
SE
0.4
SE
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25
SE
25
SSE
20
SSE
0
WNW
10
NW
15
NNW
20
NNW
15
NNW
10
WNW
15
NNW
20
NNW
25
NW
20
NW
20
WNW
20
NW
15
WNW
15
W
5
N
10
NNW
15
NW
15
NW
15
NW
15
NNW
5
NNW
10
SSE
15
SSE
10
SSW
10
SW
5
WNW
10
N
10
N
20
N
10
N
5
NW
5
SW
10
WSW
10
W
5
NW
10
NW
10
N
0
NE
10
SE
10
SSE
15
S
15
SSW
15
SSW
15
SSW
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
SSE
20
S
15
SSW
10
SW
20
N
20
NNE
15
NE
15
NNE
15
ENE
5
NE
5
NNW
cross-
on
crosscrossglasscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offoffcrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcrosscrosscrosscrossglasscross-
off
offoffcross-
off
cross-
off
crossglasscross-
on
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
off
10:13PM
1.10
10:37AM
0.87
10:50PM
1.06
11:16AM
0.83
11:29PM
1.01
11:58AM
0.80
12:12AM
0.97
12:45PM
0.77
1:00AM
0.94
1:38PM
0.77
1:55AM
0.92
2:40PM
0.79
2:59AM
0.93
3:45PM
0.85
3:51PM
0.06
4:37AM
0.08
4:27PM
0.11
5:16AM
0.12
5:07PM
0.16
6:00AM
0.17
5:53PM
0.20
6:48AM
0.20
6:45PM
0.23
7:42AM
0.20
7:44PM
0.23
8:38AM
0.19
8:46PM
0.21
9:35AM
0.15
9:49PM
0.16

Note: the tide data above is for Inside channel, Rudee Inlet, Virginia which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Croatan.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Croatan blow from the W

Wednesday
14
Thursday
15
Friday
16
Saturday
17
Sunday
18
Monday
19
Tuesday
20
Wednesday
21
Thu
22
5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM5AM8AM11AM2PM5PM8PM11PM2AM
partially cloudy
cloudy
light rain
moderate rain
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
cloudy
light rain
light rain
light rain
cloudy
light rain
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
cloudy
rain showers
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
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