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Fort Fisher ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.5

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Fort Fisher Surf Forecast / Carolina North / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 6 am Monday 08 Mar 2021 EST
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Fort Fisher surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Fort Fisher sea temperature is 12.1 °C (Statistics for 08 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 20.7 max: 22.7 min: 18.6 °C)
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Fort Fisher surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Fort Fisher sea temperature is 12.1 °C (Statistics for 08 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 20.7 max: 22.7 min: 18.6 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for Carolina North

  1. weather stationWind Update The wind is still cross-off at Fort Fisher (light winds from the NW at Southport Airport 13 km from Fort Fisher). 0.8m 6 s period swell from ENE

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1 h 20 min ago

Light
11 km/h
NW
Cross-Off
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How big are the waves at Fort Fisher today?

The current surf forecast for Fort Fisher at 11AM is: 0.6m 6s primary swell from a East-northeast direction and 0.1m 8s secondary swell from a Southeast direction (forecast issued at 06:00am March 08). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-offshore.

Time (EST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (08 Mar)4.5ft (1.3m)7s
Afternoon (08 Mar)1.5ft (0.5m)6s
Evening (08 Mar)1.5ft (0.4m)5s

Table - waves today at Fort Fisher. (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
Monday
08
Tuesday
09
Wednesday
10
4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM
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T north carolina.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.30.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.42.cc23
T north carolina.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.54.cc23T north carolina.htsgw.metric.66.cc23
0.9
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.5
ENE
0.5
E
0.4
ENE
0.4
ENE
0.3
ENE
0.3
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.2
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.2
ESE
0.2
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.3
ESE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
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10
N
15
NNW
10
NNW
5
SW
15
SSW
10
SSW
10
WSW
10
W
10
W
10
WNW
10
W
15
SW
20
SW
15
SW
15
SW
15
WSW
10
W
10
WNW
5
W
10
S
15
SSW
10
S
10
SSE
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
offoffoffoffoffcross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
off
glasscrosscross-
off
crosscross
3:20AM
1.50
3:39PM
1.34
4:20AM
1.51
4:38PM
1.38
5:15AM
1.53
5:32PM
1.44
9:33AM
0.12
9:45PM
0.08
10:28AM
0.09
10:42PM
0.05
11:21AM
0.06

Note: the tide data above is for Bald Head, Cape Fear River, North Carolina which is 5 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Fort Fisher.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Fort Fisher blow from the W

Monday
08
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Wednesday
10
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