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Chicahauk ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

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Chicahauk Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 26.7 °C

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Saturday, 1 August 2015, 22:17 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.6
SSE
0.5
SSE
0.6
SSE
0.6
S
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 25
ESE 30
SSE 35
S 30
SSW
Wind State cross-
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Chicahauk in North Carolinais a sandbar break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the west southwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the optimum swell angle is from the east. Good surf at all stages of the tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Beware of - Rips / undertow - Localism - Sharks.

North-Carolina wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kitty Hawk (ocean), North Carolina, 2 km from Chicahauk.

IS AT (local time)

Chicahauk Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-DUKN7, 8 km from Chicahauk.

moderate winds from the SSE

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Air temperature
27.9 °C

Current weather near Chicahauk

Buoy Data:

At Virginia Beach Buoy, 60 miles from Chicahauk.

  3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.1
1.1
1.1
1.1
Dominant period (s) 8 7 6 8

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Overall Chicahauk Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Chicahauk Location Maps

Chicahauk Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Chicahauk:

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Wave buoys nearest to Chicahauk:

Tide stations nearest to Chicahauk:

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

Ski Resorts closest to Chicahauk:

  • Closest ski area
    Wintergreen Resort (United States)
    213 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Massanutten (United States)
    232 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Bryce Resort (United States)
    249 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    The Homestead Ski Area (United States)
    262 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Ski Liberty (United States)
    267 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Chicahauk:

  • Closest city location
    Virginia Beach (United States)
    53 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Chesapeake (United States)
    58 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Norfolk (United States)
    60 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Portsmouth (United States)
    60 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Portsmouth Heights (United States)
    61 mi
Chicahauk break location map and break info

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.