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

Water

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

Huge waist deep, shallow area. Flat water and with more wind choppier. Being close to the inlet look out for currents.

Beach

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

Big area with sand and grass.

Wind

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

Take the ferry to Ocracoke Island. Just after the harbour turn right and find an access on the pensinsula. Don't miss the last ferry back!

Extra information

Rules
None

Nightlife

No nightlife, but fun at Howard's pub.