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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

Overall: 3.4

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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: 22.0 °C

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Monday, 24 October 2016, 01:11 Local time
SunMonday 24
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 8 8 8 9
Wind (km/h) 35
WSW 35
WSW 35
WSW 35
Wind State off off off off

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Chicahauk in North Carolinais a sandbar break that has pretty consitent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is 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. Sometimes 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.

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Chicahauk Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-DUKN7, 8 km from Chicahauk.


Air temperature
17.6 °C

Current weather near Chicahauk

Buoy Data:

At Virginia Beach Buoy, 60 miles from Chicahauk.

  7PM 8PM 9PM 10PM
Data Age 5 hr 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr
Wave height (m) 1.2
Dominant period (s) 4 5 5 5

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Overall Chicahauk Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Town and city forecasts close to Chicahauk:


  • 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.
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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.