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

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Currents
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Nice blue water, shallow, flat and fun waves. Watch out for the current.

Beach

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

Big open, sandy area 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 after the harbour find an access to the beach. A 4x4 is recommended.

Extra information

Rules
None

Nightlife

No nightlife, but fun at Howard's pub.