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Avon Pier ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Avon Pier Spot ID

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Avon Pier

Photo credit: sstrong6

Type: sandbar

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell SSE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.4 °C

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Friday, 9 December 2016, 18:07 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.1
E
0.2
ENE
0.2
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0.2
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Period (s) 15 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 30
NNW 30
NNW 30
NNW 30
NNW
Wind State cross-
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Avon Pier in North Carolina is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the west. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the optimum swell angle is from the south southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include rips, man-made danger (buoys etc...) and sharks.

Bermuda wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Avon, North Carolina, 1 km from Avon Pier.

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Avon Pier Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Buxton wx, 11 km from Avon Pier.

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Air temperature
4.3 °C

Current weather near Avon Pier

Buoy Data:

At Diamond Shoals Buoy, 24 miles from Avon Pier.

  1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.3
1.5
1.5
1.6
Dominant period (s) 9 9 9 10

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Overall Avon Pier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Avon Pier is Elizabeth City Cgas Rgnl Airport (ECG) in USA, 118 km (73 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Avon Pier is Cherry Point Mcas Airport (NKT), also in USA, 135 km (84 miles) away.
  • Third is Craven Co Rgnl (New Bern) Airport (EWN) in USA, 144 km (89 miles) away.
  • Oceana Nas Airport (NTU) in USA is 170 km (106 miles) away.
  • Norfolk International Airport (ORF), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Avon Pier and is 183 km (114 miles) away.
Avon Pier break location map and break info

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