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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 Saturday 08 May 2021 EDT
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
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 17.3 °C (Statistics for 08 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.1 max: 19.1 min: 15.0 °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 17.3 °C (Statistics for 08 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.1 max: 19.1 min: 15.0 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at Croatan (calm at Virginia Beach 5 km from Croatan).

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1 h 53 min ago

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Clean
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How big are the waves at Croatan today?

The current surf forecast for Croatan at 2AM is: 0.4m 7s primary swell from a East-northeast direction and 0.1m 8s secondary swell from a Southeast direction, 0.3m 3s secondary swell from a North-northeast direction (forecast issued at 07:00pm May 08). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore.

Time (EDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (09 May)2ft (0.6m)7s
Afternoon (09 May)1.5ft (0.5m)8s
Evening (09 May)3.5ft (1.1m)5s

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
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sun
16
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ESE
0.2
ESE
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.6
NE
0.6
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
ENE
1.4
S
1.4
S
0.4
NE
1.4
S
1
SSE
0.9
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.7
SE
0.6
SE
0.5
SE
0.9
NNE
1
NNE
0.8
NNE
0.6
NNE
0.4
NE
0.2
E
0.2
E
0.8
NNE
0.9
NNE
0.9
NNE
0.7
N
0.2
E
0.2
E
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
0.3
SE
0.2
ESE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.6
SE
0.7
SE
0.9
SE
0.9
SE
1
SE
1
SE
0.9
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.7
ESE
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20
WNW
15
NE
10
NNE
10
NNE
0
NE
5
SSE
15
SSE
30
SSE
20
SSW
30
SSW
35
SSW
30
SSW
35
SW
30
SW
20
WSW
15
WSW
25
N
15
N
15
NNE
20
NNE
20
NNE
20
NNE
15
NNE
10
ENE
15
ESE
5
SSE
10
SSW
25
N
25
N
20
NNW
20
NNW
20
N
10
NNE
5
SSE
5
S
5
WSW
5
NW
10
NNE
20
NE
15
ENE
15
E
10
E
10
ESE
10
ESE
10
E
15
ENE
20
NNE
15
NNE
10
NNE
5
N
5
WSW
10
WNW
15
WNW
10
NW
10
N
10
N
10
NNW
5
N
5
WNW
10
WNW
cross-
off
cross-
on
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off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcrosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
crossglassglasscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
ononcross-
on
ononcross-
on
cross-
on
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off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
6:45PM
1.08
7:02AM
0.91
7:21PM
1.12
7:40AM
0.90
7:56PM
1.15
8:18AM
0.89
8:32PM
1.15
8:56AM
0.88
9:08PM
1.14
9:34AM
0.86
9:46PM
1.11
10:15AM
0.84
10:25PM
1.07
10:56AM
0.82
11:05PM
1.03
1:09AM
0.07
12:55PM
0.05
1:49AM
0.04
1:32PM
0.04
2:26AM
0.03
2:08PM
0.04
3:02AM
0.03
2:44PM
0.05
3:37AM
0.05
3:21PM
0.08
4:14AM
0.07
4:00PM
0.12
4:53AM
0.10
4:42PM
0.15

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

Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sun
16
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