Chicahauk Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell E | Wind WSW
Sea Temperature Today is: 8.9 °C
Chicahauk in North Carolinais a sandbar break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Ideal winds are from the west southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Hazards include - Rips / undertow - Localism - Sharks.
For Kitty Hawk (ocean), North Carolina, 2 km from Chicahauk.
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At Kitty Hawk, 3 km from Chicahauk.
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At Virginia Beach Buoy, 60 miles from Chicahauk.
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Overall Chicahauk Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in February
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- The closest passenger airport to Chicahauk is Elizabeth City Cgas Rgnl Airport (ECG) in USA, 44 km (27 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Chicahauk is Oceana Nas Airport (NTU), also in USA, 83 km (52 miles) away.
- Third is Norfolk International Airport (ORF) in USA, 97 km (60 miles) away.
- Norfolk Ns Airport (NGU) in USA is 105 km (65 miles) away.
- Langley Afb (Hampton) Airport (LFI), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Chicahauk and is 122 km (76 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Chicahauk, Carolina North. Use the tab navigation above to view Chicahauk sea temperature, Chicahauk photographs, Chicahauk detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Chicahauk webcams, current wind from Carolina North live weather stations and Chicahauk 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 Chicahauk.