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1st Street Jetty ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 4.0
Crowds: 1.5

Overall: 3.3

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1st Street Jetty break guidePhoto by: Glen pizz

1st Street Jetty Surf Guide

1st Street Jetty in Virginia is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. The beach break offers mainly right hand waves. Best around high tide. Often Crowded. Take care of rocks and locals.

1st Street Jetty Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon  beachBeach/jettyIcon  s33.3
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
20.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing 1st Street Jetty:

The best conditions reported for surf at 1st Street Jetty occur when a East-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf 1st Street Jetty (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing 1st Street Jetty with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 35% of the time in July while 45% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 20% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
35%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
45%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
20%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore 1st Street Jetty Location Map

Interactive 1st Street Jetty surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to 1st Street Jetty is Oceana Nas Airport (NTU) in USA, 7 km (4 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to 1st Street Jetty is Norfolk International Airport (ORF), also in USA, 24 km (15 miles) away.

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1st Street Jetty Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 October 2020, 11:49 Local Time
Monday 19
11AM2PM5PM8PM
Wave (m) 1.4
ENE
1.3
E
1.4
E
1.3
E
Period (s) 9 9 9 9
Wind (km/h) 15
ENE 15
ENE 15
E 10
ENE
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Swell History at 1st Street Jetty

Surf stats for 1st Street Jetty, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at 1st Street Jetty

Wind stats for 1st Street Jetty, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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