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Out Front ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.1

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Out Front Spot ID

Out front, low tide photo

Out Front

Photo credit: Brandon Gardner

Type: sandbar

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.4 °C

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Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 11:44 Local time
Wednesday 08
Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 25
W 20
W 15
NW 5
Wind State cross-
off cross-

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Out Front in Virginia is a sandbar break that only works once in a while with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water.

Virginia wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Assateague Beach, Toms Cove, Chincoteague Bay, Virginia, 4 km from Out Front.

IS AT (local time)

Out Front Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Wallops Island Airport, 12 km from Out Front.

light winds from the W

Air temperature
18.3 °C

Current weather near Out Front

Overall Out Front Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April


Surf stats for Out Front: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Out Front: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Out Front Location Maps

Out Front Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Virginia surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Out Front

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Out Front:

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Wave buoys nearest to Out Front:

Tide stations nearest to Out Front:

  • Closest tide station
    Assateague Beach, Toms Cove, Chincoteague Bay
    2 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Chincoteague Channel, South End
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Chincoteague Island, Lewis Creek, Chincoteague Bay
    4 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Chincoteague Island, Oyster Bay, Chincoteague Bay
    4 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Chincoteague Island, USCG Station, Chincoteague Bay
    4 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Out Front is Wallops Flight Facility Airport (WAL) in USA, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Out Front is Salisbury Ocean City Wicomico Rgnl Airport (SBY), also in USA, 52 km (32 miles) away.
  • Third is Patuxent River Nas Airport (NHK) in USA, 104 km (65 miles) away.
  • Langley Afb (Hampton) Airport (LFI) in USA is 127 km (79 miles) away.
  • Cape May Co (Wildwood) Airport (WWD), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Out Front and is 130 km (81 miles) away.
Out Front break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Out Front, Virginia. Use the tab navigation above to view Out Front sea temperature, Out Front photographs, Out Front detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Out Front webcams, current wind from Virginia live weather stations and Out Front 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 Out Front.