uk es it fr pt nl
Fishermans Island ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

See all 18 ratings

Based on 2 votes. Vote


Surf Report Feed

Fishermans Island Surf Guide

Fishermans Island in Virginia is an exposed point break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds are from the north. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks consists of lefts. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Watch out for rocks and rips.

Fishermans Island Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
6.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Fishermans Island:

The best conditions reported for surf at Fishermans Island occur when a Southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Fishermans Island (for consistent clean waves)?

septemberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing Fishermans Island with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of September. Clean surfable waves are typically found 32% of the time in September while 42% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 26% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
32%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
42%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
26%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Fishermans Island Location Map

Interactive Fishermans Island 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 Fishermans Island is Oceana Nas Airport (NTU) in USA, 30 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Fishermans Island is Norfolk International Airport (ORF), also in USA, 31 km (19 miles) away.

Icon breakBreak
Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Fishermans Island Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 19 January 2021, 20:20 Local Time
TueWednesday 20
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 0.6
SW
0.6
SW
0.7
SSW
0.9
WSW
Period (s) 4 4 4 4
Wind (km/h) 20
WSW 20
SW 20
SSW 40
W
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross

Swell History at Fishermans Island

Surf stats for Fishermans Island, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Fishermans Island

Wind stats for Fishermans Island, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

Fishermans Island Reviews:

Interactive Porthcawl Point location map. View nearby buoy information, live wind conditions and surrounding roads, paths and locations to help find new breaks. Click the buoys or wind icon to view more information.

Ratings
Based on 2 votes.
  • Overall:Icon  s33.0
  • Quality on a good day:Icon  s44.0
  • Consistency of Surf:Icon  s22.0
  • Difficulty Level:Icon  s33.0
  • Crowds:Icon  s44.0
  • ...

See all 18 ratings


Review
Impartial reviews submitted by Surf-Forecast users.
Icon avatar
flocka from United States
“Yeah it's a dank place yp”

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Fishermans Island. Click below to view there surf guides.


Wave Buoys Nearest To Fishermans Island: