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81st Street ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.7
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 1.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 2.7

Overall: 2.8

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81st Street Surf Forecast / Virginia / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 am Thursday 06 May 2021 EDT
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
81st Street surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's 81st Street sea temperature is 16.7 °C (Statistics for 06 May 1981-2005 - mean: 16.6 max: 18.7 min: 14.7 °C)
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81st Street surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's 81st Street sea temperature is 16.7 °C (Statistics for 06 May 1981-2005 - mean: 16.6 max: 18.7 min: 14.7 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at 81st Street (strong winds from the NNW at BUOY-CHYV2 3 km from 81st Street).

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Strong
41 km/h
NNW
Cross-Shore
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How big are the waves at 81st Street today?

The current surf forecast for 81st Street at 4AM is: 1.1m 4s primary swell from a North direction and 0.5m 8s secondary swell from a Southeast direction, 0.1m 11s secondary swell from a East direction (forecast issued at 01:00am May 06). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-shore.

Time (EDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (06 May)3ft (0.9m)4s
Afternoon (06 May)2ft (0.6m)5s
Evening (06 May)1.5ft (0.4m)6s

Table - waves today at 81st Street. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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(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
Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
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0.5
SE
1.1
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1
N
0.8
N
0.6
N
0.4
NE
0.4
NE
0.3
NE
0.3
NE
0.2
ENE
0.2
SSE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
SE
0.3
ESE
0.2
ESE
0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.1
SE
0.2
ENE
0.2
ENE
0.2
ENE
0.2
ENE
0.3
ENE
1.3
S
0.3
ENE
1.3
S
0.2
ENE
1.4
S
1.3
SSE
1.1
SE
1.4
NNW
0.6
SE
0.5
SE
1.1
NNW
0.9
NNW
0.8
N
0.7
N
0.4
NE
0.7
N
0.7
N
0.6
N
0.5
N
0.1
E
0.3
NNE
0.1
E
0.4
SE
0.1
E
0.8
SSE
1
SSE
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35
N
35
N
35
NNW
25
NNW
20
NNW
15
N
10
NNE
10
E
15
SE
15
SSE
15
ESE
20
ESE
5
E
10
NE
10
NE
20
NNW
30
NW
30
WNW
25
WNW
25
WNW
30
WNW
35
NW
30
NNW
20
NNW
10
NNW
5
N
10
NW
5
WNW
5
SSE
10
SSE
15
ESE
20
SE
40
SSW
40
SSW
35
SW
40
SW
40
SW
35
SW
35
SW
30
WSW
35
NNW
35
NNW
30
NNW
25
NNW
25
NNW
20
N
15
NNE
10
NE
10
NE
5
SSW
15
NW
10
N
10
NE
15
NE
15
ENE
10
E
10
ESE
15
E
15
ENE
20
E
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5:31AM
0.81
5:57PM
0.84
6:22AM
0.81
6:45PM
0.88
7:08AM
0.81
7:27PM
0.92
7:48AM
0.81
8:06PM
0.95
8:27AM
0.82
8:43PM
0.96
9:03AM
0.82
9:18PM
0.97
9:39AM
0.81
9:52PM
0.96
10:52PM
0.10
11:22AM
0.09
11:50PM
0.08
12:07PM
0.08
12:40AM
0.06
12:48PM
0.07
1:25AM
0.05
1:26PM
0.06
2:07AM
0.04
2:02PM
0.06
2:46AM
0.04
2:37PM
0.07
3:24AM
0.05
3:12PM
0.08
4:00AM
0.07

Note: the tide data above is for Cape Henry, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for 81st Street.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at 81st Street blow from the WSW

Thursday
06
Friday
07
Saturday
08
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
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