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

Water

Type:
Small wave, Medium wave
Hazards:
None
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Nice waves up to 6m high, depending on wind direction and swell.

Beach

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

Sandy beach with very soft sand.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, June, July, October, November, December
Wind Type:
Thermal, Frontal
Best Direction:
N, NE, SE, S
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: S, SE, NE, N.



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. 4-wheel drive access ramp just south of Avon. Easy walkover access for 2-wheel drive.

Extra information

Rules
Zones

Stay away from protected bird nesting areas, which are well marked.

Nightlife

No information