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42nd St VA Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 5.0

Overall: 3.0

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42nd St VA Beach Surf Forecast / Virginia / USA

12 Day Weather and Surf, issued 7 am Sunday 09 May 2021 EDT
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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 16.3 °C (Statistics for 09 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.0 max: 20.1 min: 14.6 °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 16.3 °C (Statistics for 09 May 1981-2005 - mean: 17.0 max: 20.1 min: 14.6 °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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Actual: 33 min ago

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SSW
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 Monday (May 10) at 8AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 1.5m and 8s period with a secondary swell of 0.3m and 9s. Another secondary swell of 0.3m and 9s is also forecast. The wind is predicted to be offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at 42nd St VA Beach in the next 12 days are 1.5m 8s and forecast to arrive on Monday (May 10) at 8AM. Winds are predicted to be offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 1.6m 6s period and expected on Sunday (May 09) at 11PM.

Wave TypeTime (EDT) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 8AM (Mon 10th May)5ft (1.5m) 8s
Best Surf 8AM (Mon 10th May)5ft (1.5m) 8s
Most Powerful 8AM (Mon 10th May)5ft (1.5m) 8s

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

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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)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
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T north carolina.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
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T north carolina.htsgw.metric.108.cc23
T north carolina.htsgw.metric.132.cc23
T north carolina.htsgw.metric.156.cc23
T north carolina.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
T north carolina.htsgw.metric.204.cc23
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ENE
0.5
ENE
0.4
ENE
1
SSE
0.8
SSE
0.6
SE
0.4
SE
0.5
NE
0.2
E
0.8
NNE
0.2
E
0.3
SE
0.7
NNE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.5
SE
0.8
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
SE
0.4
ESE
0.6
SE
0.4
ESE
0.6
SE
1.1
SE
0.8
SE
0.7
SE
0.8
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.8
ESE
1
E
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20
SSE
20
SSW
40
SSW
20
W
25
N
10
NE
15
NE
5
SSE
20
NNE
20
NNW
15
NNE
10
NNW
20
NE
15
E
10
SE
10
NE
20
ESE
5
SW
10
NNW
5
ESE
10
W
15
NNW
10
E
10
SSW
5
WNW
25
SE
20
SSW
10
SW
15
SE
20
SW
10
NW
10
NNE
15
NNW
20
NNW
15
NE
5
E
crosscross-
off
cross-
off
offcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
crosscross-
on
crossononcrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
off
crosscross-
on
offcrossoncross-
off
glasscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
crosscross-
off
crosscross-
on
crosscrossonon
7:27PM
1.19
7:43AM
0.96
8:00PM
1.21
8:20AM
0.95
8:34PM
1.22
8:56AM
0.94
9:08PM
1.21
9:33AM
0.92
9:43PM
1.19
10:11AM
0.89
10:20PM
1.16
10:51AM
0.87
11:00PM
1.13
11:33AM
0.85
11:43PM
1.10
12:20PM
0.84
12:31AM
1.07
1:12PM
0.86
1:25AM
1.05
2:09PM
0.91
2:23AM
1.03
3:08PM
0.98
3:23AM
1.03
1:05PM
0.05
1:56AM
0.05
1:38PM
0.04
2:32AM
0.04
2:11PM
0.05
3:06AM
0.03
2:46PM
0.07
3:41AM
0.04
3:21PM
0.09
4:16AM
0.05
3:59PM
0.12
4:54AM
0.07
4:39PM
0.15
5:35AM
0.09
5:23PM
0.18
6:19AM
0.11
6:13PM
0.19
7:08AM
0.12
7:09PM
0.20
8:00AM
0.11
8:12PM
0.18
8:54AM
0.08
9:17PM
0.14

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

Sunday
09
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
Tuesday
18
Wednesday
19
Thursday
20
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light rain
moderate rain
rain showers
cloudy
partially cloudy
rain showers
cloudy
cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
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Short Range Forecast: Moderate rain (total 12mm), heaviest on Mon afternoon. Warm (max 25°C on Sun afternoon, min 11°C on Mon afternoon). Winds decreasing (strong winds from the SW on Sun night, calm by Tue afternoon).

Days 3-6 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Very mild (max 16°C on Fri afternoon, min 10°C on Wed morning). Wind will be generally light.

Days 6-9 Weather Summary Mostly dry. Warm (max 21°C on Mon afternoon, min 15°C on Sat morning). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm (max 27°C on Tue afternoon, min 15°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

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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.