Hatteras / Airport (Frisco Campground)

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

Water

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

Flat and choppy water, waves with the right wind directions. Look out for anglers along the shore.

Beach

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

Big, sandy beach. Lots of space.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, June, July, October, November, December
Wind Type:
Thermal, Frontal
Best Direction:
SW, WSW, W, WNW
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: SW, W, WNW.



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 get to Frisco. Get to the Airport Road and drive to its end to access the beach with a 4-wheel drive. Stay right where it splits. Drive onto the beach.

Extra information

Rules
None

Good place to start downwinders in W, WNW and NW wind directions, finishing at The Cove where the winds will be more onshore.

Nightlife

No information