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North End ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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North End Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell E | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.9 °C

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Friday, 18 October 2019, 21:40 Local time
FriSaturday 19
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 4 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 15
N 10
N 10
N 10
Wind State cross-

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North End in Virginia is an exposed beach break that has inconsistent surf with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds are from the southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around low tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Surfing here means negotiating dangerous rips.

Virginia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Cape Henry, Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, 1 km from North End.

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North End Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-CHYV2, 1 km from North End.

light winds from the WNW

Air temperature
16.1 °C

Current weather near North End

Buoy Data:

At First Landing, VA, 7 miles from North End.

  4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.4
Dominant period (s) 3 3 3 3

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Overall North End Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October


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Town and city forecasts close to North End:


  • The closest passenger airport to North End is Oceana Nas Airport (NTU) in USA, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to North End is Norfolk International Airport (ORF), also in USA, 18 km (11 miles) away.
  • Third is Norfolk Ns Airport (NGU) in USA, 26 km (16 miles) away.
  • Langley Afb (Hampton) Airport (LFI) in USA is 37 km (23 miles) away.
  • Newport News Williamsburg International Airport (PHF), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to North End and is 50 km (31 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for North End, Virginia. Use the tab navigation above to view North End sea temperature, North End photographs, North End detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, North End webcams, current wind from Virginia live weather stations and North End tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around North End.