Emerald Isle / Salter Path (Former Island Riggs)

Continent
North America
Country
North Carolina (USA)
Next Big City
Wilmington
Next Town
Emerald
 
Type:
Lagoon
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
No information

Water

Type:
Chop
Hazards:
Ships, Jetskis
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
High tide

The spot is ideal for windsurfing on the bogus sound. Boat traffic is minimal. Another opportunity is to just carry your equipment across the trailer park and go windsurfing in the Atlantic Ocean.

Beach

Type:
Grass, Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
No information
Beach Users:
May, June, July, August, September, October, November

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, March, April, September, October, November, December
Wind Type:
Frontal
Best Direction:
E, ESE, SE, SSE, W, WNW, NW, NNW
Main Direction:
E, ESE, SE, SSE, W, WNW, NW, NNW

Have done windsurfing here on every month of the year. Usually, this is a low wind spot.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

The only way to get there is by car with your own gear.

Extra information

Rules
No information

There is also a small trailer park on just on the opposite side of the sound on the inland side. No Rentals.

Nightlife

Some nightlife in Atlantic Beach and Beaufort in summer months. Just don't expect anything dramatic, as these are small towns.