Continent
North America
Country
North Carolina (USA)
Next Big City
Norfolk
Next Town
Rodanthe
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, 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:
No information
Beach Users:
No information

Long, natural beach with lots of space.

Wind

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



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short 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 the Orgeon Inlet bridge and about 8 miles further south find the Ranger Station. Pass it and shortly after it you will see a parking lot to the left.

Extra information

Rules
None

Good place to start downwinders to Rodanthe or Oregon Inlet.

Nightlife

No nightlife.