Continent
North America
Country
North Carolina (USA)
Next Big City
Norfolk
Next Town
Ocracoke
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Parking

Water

Type:
Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
None
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Nice waves up to 6m high, depending on wind direction and swell.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Big
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
None

Long sandy beach with lots of space.

Wind

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



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
No walk

Take the ferry to Ocracoke Island. Just before Ocracoke turn left towards the airstrip and the beach. Don't miss the last ferry back!

Extra information

Rules
None

During summertime excellent for SW downwinders down the complete island's coast.

Nightlife

No nightlife, but fun at Howard's pub.