Continent
North America
Country
North Carolina (USA)
Next Big City
Norfolk
Next Town
Avon, Buxton
 
Type:
Lagoon
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
None

Water

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

Flat to small chop. The Pamlico Sound is a huge waist deep water area.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
Cars, Power lines
Beach Users:
None

Sandy beach. Launch off the point and not in the coves before it, as they are too close to power lines. Cars parked on the beach.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, June, July, October, November, December
Wind Type:
Thermal, Frontal
Best Direction:
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. Rideable in almost all wind directions. Clean wind. Best is SW, very steady and warm. If the wind turns more easterly, you can ride on the ocean. Works in: S, SW, W, NW, N, NE, SE.



How to get there

Transport
Car
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. Located between Avon and Buxton, closer to Buxton though. Look out for the point. You needa 4x4 to park on the beach at the point.

Extra information

Rules
None

Beware of the power lines close by. Windsurfing not allowed here.

Nightlife

No nightlife.