Masonboro Inlet Spot ID
Best: Swell NE | Wind NW
Sea Temperature Today is: 16.7 °C
Masonboro Inlet in North Carolina is a fairly exposed beach/Jetty break that does not work very often with no particular seasonal pattern. Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. Waves at the beach tend to peel to the left. Often Crowded. Beware of rips and sharks.
Overall Masonboro Inlet Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December
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Visitor Reviews of Masonboro Inlet
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Tide stations nearest to Masonboro Inlet:
- Closest tide stationMasonboro Inlet1 mi
- Second closest tide stationWrightsville Beach3 mi
- Third closest tide stationMyrtle Grove5 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationSilver Lake6 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationOgden7 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Masonboro Inlet:
- Closest ski areaWolf Ridge Ski Resort (United States)242 mi
- Second closest ski areaAppalachian Ski Mountain (United States)257 mi
- Third closest ski areaWintergreen Resort (United States)264 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaSugar Mountain (United States)266 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaHawksnest (United States)268 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Masonboro Inlet:
- Closest city locationWilmington (United States)8 mi
- Second closest city locationJacksonville (United States)45 mi
- Third closest city locationMyrtle Beach (United States)70 mi
- Fourth closest city locationNew Bern (United States)78 mi
- Fifth closest city locationGoldsboro (United States)84 mi
- The closest passenger airport to Masonboro Inlet is Wilmington International Airport (ILM) in USA, 13 km (8 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Masonboro Inlet is New River Mcas (Jacksonville) Airport (NCA), also in USA, 69 km (43 miles) away.
- Third is Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) in USA, 117 km (73 miles) away.
- Cherry Point Mcas Airport (NKT) in USA is 118 km (73 miles) away.
- Craven Co Rgnl (New Bern) Airport (EWN), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Masonboro Inlet and is 122 km (76 miles) away.
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