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North Side ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 1.5
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 2.9

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North Side Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Necker Island – BVI, British Virgin Islands)

North Side Spot ID

Surf default break image

Type: -

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell N | Wind S

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.1 °C

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Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 01:34 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 25
ENE 25
NE 30
NE 30
Wind State cross-

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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.

British Virgin Islands wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At North Side (0 km).

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North Side Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-LAMV3, 45 km from North Side.


Air temperature
26.2 °C

Current weather near North Side

Overall North Side Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April


Surf stats for North Side: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for North Side: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

North Side Location Maps

North Side Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to North Side:

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Wave buoys nearest to North Side:

Tide stations nearest to North Side:

  • Closest tide station
    Road Town
    19 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Coral Harbor, Saint Johns Island
    27 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Lameshur Bay, Saint Johns
    28 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Redhook Bay, Saint Thomas Island
    35 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Benner Bay, Saint Thomas
    37 mi


  • 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.
  • Third is Henry E Rohlsen (St. Criox Island) Airport (STX) in Virgin Isl., 103 km (64 miles) away.
  • Roosevelt Roads Ns Airport (NRR) in Puerto Rico is 139 km (86 miles) away.
  • Diego Jimenez Torres (Fajardo) Airport (FAJ), also in Puerto Rico is the fifth nearest airport to North Side and is 140 km (87 miles) away.
North Side break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for North Side, Necker Island. Use the tab navigation above to view North Side sea temperature, North Side photographs, North Side detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, North Side webcams, current wind from Necker Island live weather stations and North Side tide predictions. The British Virgin Islands swell maps link will open up the big picture showing British Virgin Islands 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 British Virgin Islands 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 Side.