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Avalon Pier ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.5
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Avalon Pier Spot ID

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Type: beach/Jetty

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 14.9 °C

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Monday, 30 November 2015, 06:34 Local time
Monday 30
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 10 10 10 9
Wind (km/h) 40
NNE 30
NNE 15
NE 15
Wind State cross-

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Avalon Pier in North Carolina is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. Waves at the beach are mainly rights. It's often crowded here.

Bermuda wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kill Devil Hills, 2 km from Avalon Pier.

IS AT (local time)

Avalon Pier Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kill Devil Hills Airport, 3 km from Avalon Pier.

light winds from the N

Moderate rain
Air temperature
13.4 °C

Current weather near Avalon Pier

Buoy Data:

At Virginia Beach Buoy, 61 miles from Avalon Pier.

  1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.9
Dominant period (s) 7 7 7 6

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Overall Avalon Pier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Avalon Pier Location Maps

Avalon Pier Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Avalon Pier:

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Wave buoys nearest to Avalon Pier:

Tide stations nearest to Avalon Pier:

  • Closest tide station
    Kill Devil Hills
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Kitty Hawk (ocean)
    4 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Duck Pier, outside
    11 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    FRF Pier, Duck
    11 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Jennette's Pier
    11 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Avalon Pier:

  • Closest ski area
    Wintergreen Resort (United States)
    218 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Massanutten (United States)
    237 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Bryce Resort (United States)
    254 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    The Homestead Ski Area (United States)
    266 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Ski Liberty (United States)
    273 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Avalon Pier:

  • Closest city location
    Virginia Beach (United States)
    58 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Chesapeake (United States)
    64 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Norfolk (United States)
    65 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Portsmouth (United States)
    65 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Portsmouth Heights (United States)
    66 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Avalon Pier is Elizabeth City Cgas Rgnl Airport (ECG) in USA, 51 km (32 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Avalon Pier is Oceana Nas Airport (NTU), also in USA, 92 km (57 miles) away.
  • Third is Norfolk International Airport (ORF) in USA, 105 km (65 miles) away.
  • Norfolk Ns Airport (NGU) in USA is 113 km (70 miles) away.
  • Langley Afb (Hampton) Airport (LFI), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Avalon Pier and is 131 km (81 miles) away.
Avalon Pier break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Avalon Pier, Carolina North. Use the tab navigation above to view Avalon Pier sea temperature, Avalon Pier photographs, Avalon Pier detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Avalon Pier webcams, current wind from Carolina North live weather stations and Avalon Pier 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 Avalon Pier.