Continent
North America
Country
North Carolina (USA)
Next Big City
Norfolk
Next Town
Avon
 
Type:
Lagoon
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, Parking

Water

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

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

Beach

Type:
Grass, Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
None

Small sandy beach.

Wind

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

Best is SW, very steady and warm. If the wind turns more easterly, you can ride on the ocean. 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: S, SW, W, NW, N



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 and at the end of Avon turn right into Park Street, just after the gas station. Drive to its end, park and walk about 100m down to the beach.

Extra information

Rules
None

Great landing spot for downwinders. Look out for the first set of houses in south Avon.

Nightlife

No information