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42nd St VA Beach Surf Forecast / Virginia / USA

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 12 am Tuesday 07 Feb 2023 EST
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42nd St VA Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's 42nd St VA Beach sea temperature is 6.7 °C (Statistics for 07 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 10.1 max: 12.5 min: 6.0 °C)
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42nd St VA Beach surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's 42nd St VA Beach sea temperature is 6.7 °C (Statistics for 07 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 10.1 max: 12.5 min: 6.0 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at 42nd St VA Beach (calm at Virginia Beach 5 km from 42nd St VA Beach).

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Clean
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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for 42nd St VA Beach this week:

The surf forecast for 42nd St VA Beach over the next 12 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Tuesday (Feb 07) at 7AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.7m and 10s period with a secondary swell of 0.8m and 7s. The wind is predicted to be cross-onshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at 42nd St VA Beach in the next 12 days are 1.3m 14s and forecast to arrive on Wednesday (Feb 08) at 4AM. Winds are predicted to be offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.9m 4s period and expected on Friday (Feb 10) at 10PM.

Wave TypeTime (EST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 7AM (Tue 7th Feb)2.5ft (0.7m) 10s
Best Surf 4AM (Wed 8th Feb)4.5ft (1.3m) 14s
Most Powerful 4AM (Wed 8th Feb)4.5ft (1.3m) 14s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for 42nd St VA Beach over the next 12 days.

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Tuesday
07
Wednesday
08
Thursday
09
Friday
10
Saturday
11
Sunday
12
Monday
13
Tuesday
14
Wednesday
15
Thursday
16
Friday
17
Sat
18
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
Rating
(10 max)
011333021000120200321221100010000000
Swell
Height Map
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T north carolina.htsgw.metric.90.cc23
T north carolina.htsgw.metric.114.cc23
T north carolina.htsgw.metric.138.cc23
T north carolina.htsgw.metric.162.cc23
T north carolina.htsgw.metric.186.cc23
T north carolina.htsgw.metric.210.cc23
T north carolina.htsgw.metric.234.cc23
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Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
1
NNE
0.8
NE
0.8
ENE
0.8
ENE
1.1
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.8
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.7
SSE
0.4
SE
0.8
SE
0.8
SE
0.7
SE
1.5
NNW
1.6
N
1.2
NE
1.2
NE
1
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.9
ENE
0.7
ENE
0.6
ENE
0.5
ENE
1.5
SSE
1.8
SSE
1.1
SE
0.7
SE
0.6
SE
0.9
SSE
0.1
E
1.2
SE
1.2
N
1.5
NNW
1.4
NNW
Period(s) (?)689141312121111117888855998810101010578874128555
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)777194258424254199140123934420931006910813824625813499137102755110727815957332431786810491
Wind
(km/h)
20
N
0
SSW
15
SSE
25
SW
20
WSW
10
NNE
15
ESE
20
S
20
SSW
20
SW
15
SSW
15
SSW
10
S
10
NW
15
NE
20
WSW
50
NNW
35
NNW
20
NW
5
WSW
15
S
20
SSW
15
SW
0
SSW
5
S
20
ESE
35
SSE
25
SW
20
W
10
NW
15
SE
30
SSE
25
S
30
SW
30
WNW
25
NW
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
cross-
on
glasscross-
off
offoffcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
onoffcrosscrosscross-
off
glasscross-
off
cross-
off
offglassglasscross-
on
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
crosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
High Tide
/ height (m)
8:33AM
1.10
8:57PM
0.95
9:07AM
1.07
9:33PM
0.97
9:41AM
1.03
10:10PM
0.99
10:18AM
0.98
10:50PM
1.01
10:59AM
0.91
11:35PM
1.03
11:45AM
0.86
12:27AM
1.05
12:40PM
0.81
1:27AM
1.07
1:44PM
0.78
2:34AM
1.11
2:54PM
0.80
3:42AM
1.17
4:04PM
0.85
4:46AM
1.24
5:08PM
0.94
5:46AM
1.31
6:07PM
1.03
Low Tide
/ height (m)
2:18AM
-0.00
2:56PM
-0.03
2:55AM
0.01
3:26PM
-0.03
3:34AM
0.02
3:59PM
-0.02
4:16AM
0.05
4:34PM
-0.01
5:02AM
0.07
5:13PM
0.01
5:54AM
0.10
5:59PM
0.02
6:53AM
0.12
6:53PM
0.03
8:00AM
0.12
7:55PM
0.02
9:10AM
0.09
9:03PM
-0.01
10:18AM
0.03
10:11PM
-0.07
11:19AM
-0.05
11:15PM
-0.15
12:14PM
-0.13

Note: the tide data above is for Virginia Beach, Virginia which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for 42nd St VA Beach.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at 42nd St VA Beach blow from the WSW

Tuesday
07
Wednesday
08
Thursday
09
Friday
10
Saturday
11
Sunday
12
Monday
13
Tuesday
14
Wednesday
15
Thursday
16
Friday
17
Sat
18
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPM
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Rain (mm)
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Temp. °C67111115161319191818161611910344811101416151516201818161924211010
Low °C34111112141014181616161288414351010111614141516161715162213107
Feels °C (?)04661114101616141715161078-8-5-246510141310111815161316211833
Sunrise-7:00--6:58--6:58--6:56--6:56--6:54--6:54--6:52--6:52--6:50--6:48--6:48-
Sunset--5:35--5:36--5:37--5:38--5:39--5:40--5:42--5:43--5:44--5:45--5:45--5:46

Short Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Very mild (max 19°C on Thu morning, min 3°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Heavy rain (total 76mm), heaviest during Fri night. Later becoming colder with a dusting of snow on Sun morning. Very mild (max 18°C on Thu night, min 1°C on Sun morning). Mainly strong winds.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Some drizzle, heaviest during Wed afternoon. Very mild (max 16°C on Tue afternoon, min 3°C on Sun night). Winds increasing (calm on Tue afternoon, fresh winds from the SSE by Wed afternoon).

Long Range Forecast: Light rain (total 4mm), mostly falling on Wed night. Warm (max 24°C on Fri afternoon, min 3°C on Sat night). Winds increasing (light winds from the ENE on Thu afternoon, fresh winds from the SSW by Fri night).

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Information about the 42nd St VA Beach Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for 42nd St VA Beach provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 12 days. A general guide to surfing at 42nd St VA Beach can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our 42nd St VA Beach surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (42nd St VA Beach) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for 42nd St VA Beach may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

42nd St VA Beach is 2 km (1 miles) from the city of Virginia Beach. If you plan a vacation in Virginia, look for hotels and other accommodation in Virginia Beach. Virginia Beach has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.