Continent
North America
Country
North Carolina (USA)
Next Big City
Norfolk
Next Town
Waves
 
Type:
Lagoon
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, Camping, School, Shop, Repair, Rental, Shower, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop
Hazards:
None
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Flat to small chop. The Pamlico Sound is a huge waist deep water area.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
Concrete
Beach Users:
No information

Small sandy beach with some buried debris at the South end. Gets crowded on weekends and holidays. Buildings close to the shore.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, June, July, October, November, December
Wind Type:
Thermal, Frontal
Best Direction:
SW
Main Direction:
NE, SW

In June and July 90% wind from SW. Starts at 3pm, strongest at 7pm and lasts until sunset. In August and September the wind is not consistent. In October and November 70% wind. In December to February windy almost daily. In March to May frontals and winds from SW, NW and NE. Main directions: NE and SW. Works in: SW, W, NW, N, NE.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Easiest is a rental car. Follow the signs to the Outer Banks from Norfolk (route 168S and then 158S). Then take route 12 south all the way down until you reach Waves. Turn right after Dairy Queen and drive to the sound to Barton's.

Extra information

Rules
None

Crowded on weekends and holidays with windsurfers and kitesurfers.

Nightlife

No information