Continent
North America
Country
North Carolina (USA)
Next Big City
Norfolk
Next Town
Waves
 
Type:
Lagoon
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, School, Shop, Repair, Rental

Water

Type:
Shallow, Flat
Hazards:
None
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Tide independent

Extremely flat water if the winds comes over the island. The Pamlico Sound is a huge waist deep water area.

Beach

Type:
Grass
Size:
None
Hazards:
None
Beach Users:
None

Boomerang-shaped island. No access from the island. You need to do a downwinder from any access on the big island close to Waves.

Wind

Best Months:
January, February, June, July, October, November, December
Wind Type:
Thermal, Frontal
Best Direction:
SW
Main Direction:
NE, SW

SW works best, then the wind comes over the small island. Works also in W, NW and N. 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.



How to get there

Transport
Boat
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 Waves. Find a water access to the Sound and kite to the small island and find the flat water.

Extra information

Rules
None

Only accessible on the water. You need to go downwind or upwind from a launching area.

Nightlife

No nightlife.