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

Overall: 3.4

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Mason s Inlet Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.6 °C

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Thursday, 18 July 2019, 19:44 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 5 5 6 10
Wind (km/h) 30
SSW 25
SSW 25
SW 20
Wind State cross cross cross-

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Mason s Inlet in North Carolina is a sandbar break that has unreliable waves with no particular seasonal pattern. Offshore winds are from the west northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the optimum swell angle is from the southeast. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded.

North-Carolina wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Masonboro Inlet, North Carolina, 1 km from Mason s Inlet.

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Mason s Inlet Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-JMPN7, 3 km from Mason s Inlet.

fresh winds from the SSW

Air temperature
28.1 °C

Current weather near Mason s Inlet

Buoy Data:

At Masonboro Inlet, ILM2, NC, 6 miles from Mason s Inlet.

  3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.9
Dominant period (s) 5 4 4 5

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Overall Mason s Inlet Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in July

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  • The closest passenger airport to Mason s Inlet is Wilmington International Airport (ILM) in USA, 12 km (7 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Mason s Inlet is New River Mcas (Jacksonville) Airport (NCA), also in USA, 67 km (42 miles) away.
  • Third is Cherry Point Mcas Airport (NKT) in USA, 116 km (72 miles) away.
  • Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) in USA is 118 km (73 miles) away.
  • Craven Co Rgnl (New Bern) Airport (EWN), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Mason s Inlet and is 121 km (75 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Mason s Inlet, Carolina North. Use the tab navigation above to view Mason s Inlet sea temperature, Mason s Inlet photographs, Mason s Inlet detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Mason s Inlet webcams, current wind from Carolina North live weather stations and Mason s Inlet 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 Mason s Inlet.