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

Water

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

Some low-lying grass islands just to the north of Buxton. These islands create extremely flat water. The Pamlico Sound is a huge waist deep water area.

Beach

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

Very tiny access. Best is to ride the slicks coming from Kite Point.

Weather

Spring:
Shorty, Normal
Summer:
Shorty, Normal
Fall:
Shorty, Normal
Winter:
Normal

Season from March to November. Year-round possible if you ride on the warmer SW winds with warm water currents. Wetsuits needed beginning and end of the year, just shorts from late spring to early fall. Warm gulf-stream ocean currents keep air and water temperatures warm nearly year-round.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, June, July, October, November, December
Wind Type:
Thermal, Frontal
Best Direction:
N, NE, NW
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. Works in N, NW and NE.



How to get there

Transport
Car, Boat
Access
No 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 pass Avon. Just before Buxton, but you need to access from Kite Point in northerly winds and do a downwinder. At Access 60 is a small launch, but better to do the downwinder.

Extra information

Rules
None

.

Nightlife

No nightlife.

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

Water

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

Some low-lying grass islands just to the north of Buxton. These islands create extremely flat water. The Pamlico Sound is a huge waist deep water area.

Beach

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

Very tiny access. Best is to ride the slicks coming from Kite Point.

Weather

Spring:
Shorty, Normal
Summer:
Shorty, Normal
Fall:
Shorty, Normal
Winter:
Normal

Season from March to November. Year-round possible if you ride on the warmer SW winds with warm water currents. Wetsuits needed beginning and end of the year, just shorts from late spring to early fall. Warm gulf-stream ocean currents keep air and water temperatures warm nearly year-round.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, June, July, October, November, December
Wind Type:
Thermal, Frontal
Best Direction:
N, NE, NW
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. Works in N, NW and NE.



How to get there

Transport
Car, Boat
Access
No 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 pass Avon. Just before Buxton, but you need to access from Kite Point in northerly winds and do a downwinder. At Access 60 is a small launch, but better to do the downwinder.

Extra information

Rules
None

.

Nightlife

No nightlife.