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.

Weather

Spring:
Shorty, Normal
Summer:
Shorty
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, 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
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.

Weather

Spring:
Shorty, Normal
Summer:
Shorty
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, 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