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

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat, Chop, Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
Currents, Mole
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
No information

Nice waves up to 6m high, depending on wind direction and swell. SHallow areas with flat to choppy water. Watch out for current with going tide.

Beach

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

Very big sand beach with firm sand. Great for landkiting. Lots of space.

Wind

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



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Long 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. Drive over the Oregon Inlet bridge and turn left and drive to the north tip and park. Then walk for quiet a bit northeast through the dunes.

Extra information

Rules
None

Nightlife

No nightlife.