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Atlantic Beach ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.4

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Atlantic Beach Spot ID

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.2 °C

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Tuesday, 13 November 2018, 17:13 Local time
Tuesday 13Wed
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
W 15
NNW 20
N 25
Wind State cross cross-
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Atlantic Beach in North Carolina is a beach break that only works when conditions are just right The best wind direction is from the north. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It's often crowded here. Crowds may reach hazard levels at this break - consider wearing a lid.

Bermuda wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Atlantic Beach Bridge, North Carolina, 2 km from Atlantic Beach.

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Atlantic Beach Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At North shore 1 Atlantic Beach wx, 1 km from Atlantic Beach.

wind obs. (9.7 kph from 34 degs) was rejected

Air temperature
19.7 °C

Current weather near Atlantic Beach

Overall Atlantic Beach Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Atlantic Beach Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Atlantic Beach:


  • The closest passenger airport to Atlantic Beach is Cherry Point Mcas Airport (NKT) in USA, 26 km (16 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Atlantic Beach is Craven Co Rgnl (New Bern) Airport (EWN), also in USA, 50 km (31 miles) away.
  • Third is New River Mcas (Jacksonville) Airport (NCA) in USA, 64 km (40 miles) away.
  • Wilmington International Airport (ILM) in USA is 117 km (73 miles) away.
  • Seymour Johnson Afb (Goldsboro) Airport (GSB), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Atlantic Beach and is 132 km (82 miles) away.
Atlantic Beach break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Atlantic Beach, Carolina North. Use the tab navigation above to view Atlantic Beach sea temperature, Atlantic Beach photographs, Atlantic Beach detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Atlantic Beach webcams, current wind from Carolina North live weather stations and Atlantic Beach tide predictions. The United States swell maps link will open up the big picture showing United States and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from United States wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Atlantic Beach.