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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 Surf Guide

Out Front in Virginia is a sandbar break that has unreliable waves with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. It's sometimes crowded here.

Out Front Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon sandbar  redSandbarIcon  s33.1
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
inconsistent
6.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Out Front:

The best conditions reported for surf at Out Front occur when a East-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

novemberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Out Front with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of November. Clean surfable waves are typically found 33% of the time in November while 33% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 34% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
33%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
33%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
34%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Out Front Location Map

Interactive Out Front 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 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.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Out Front Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 17 January 2021, 20:09 Local Time
SunMonday 18
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 0.8
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
Period (s) 4 5 5 5
Wind (km/h) 25
SW 25
WSW 25
WSW 25
WSW
Wind State cross cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Out Front

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

Wind History at Out Front

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

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