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North Side ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.3
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.7

Overall: 2.7

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North Side Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Necker Island – BVI, British Virgin Islands)

North Side Surf Guide

North Side in Necker Island is an exposed break. that has inconsistent surf. Winter is the best time of year for surfing here. Offshore winds blow from the south. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the north.. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Beware of rocks,reef,urchins,jellyfish and sharks.

North Side Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beach  red-Icon  s32.7
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
26.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing North Side:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: autumn
The best time of year for surfing North Side with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Autumn and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 18% of the time in October while 37% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 45% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
18%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
37%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
45%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore North Side Location Map

Interactive North Side 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 North Side is Terrance B Lettsome International (Roadtown/beef Island) Airport (EIS) in Virgin Isl., 22 km (14 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to North Side is Cyril E King (St. Thomas) Airport (STT), also in Virgin Isl., 68 km (42 miles) away.

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North Side Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 22:27 Local Time
TueWednesday 12
11PM2AM5AM8AM
Wave (m) 1.8
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
1.7
E
Period (s) 7 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 35
E 30
E 30
E 30
E
Wind State cross cross cross cross

Swell History at North Side

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

Wind History at North Side

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

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