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Boiler ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Boiler Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 10.7 °C

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Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 22:00 Local time
TueWednesday 19
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 8 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 15
NNE 10
NNE 10
NNW 10
Wind State cross-
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Boiler in North Carolina is a sandbar break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the west southwest. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the east southeast. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here.

Bermuda wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, 6 km from Boiler.

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Boiler Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-ORIN7, 11 km from Boiler.

light winds from the N

Air temperature
6.1 °C

Current weather near Boiler

Buoy Data:

At Oregon Inlet, NC, 9 miles from Boiler.

  5PM 6PM 7PM 8PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.8
Dominant period (s) 7 7 7 7

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Overall Boiler Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Boiler is Elizabeth City Cgas Rgnl Airport (ECG) in USA, 86 km (53 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Boiler is Oceana Nas Airport (NTU), also in USA, 132 km (82 miles) away.
  • Third is Norfolk International Airport (ORF) in USA, 146 km (91 miles) away.
  • Norfolk Ns Airport (NGU) in USA is 153 km (95 miles) away.
  • Cherry Point Mcas Airport (NKT), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Boiler and is 155 km (96 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Boiler, Carolina North. Use the tab navigation above to view Boiler sea temperature, Boiler photographs, Boiler detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Boiler webcams, current wind from Carolina North live weather stations and Boiler 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 Boiler.