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Pelican Watch ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 3.1

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Pelican Watch Spot ID

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Pelican Watch

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Type: beach

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 17.7 °C

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Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 05:22 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.2
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ESE
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ESE
0.2
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Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 5
SE 5
NNE 5
NE 10
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Pelican Watch in North Carolina is an exposed beach break that has quite consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Often Crowded. Hazards include rips and sharks.

North-Carolina wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Wilmington Beach, North Carolina, 1 km from Pelican Watch.

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Pelican Watch Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Forest By The Sea Carolina Beach wx, 1 km from Pelican Watch.

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Air temperature
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Current weather near Pelican Watch

Overall Pelican Watch Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Pelican Watch Location Maps

Pelican Watch Location Map

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Pelican Watch is Wilmington International Airport (ILM) in USA, 26 km (16 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Pelican Watch is New River Mcas (Jacksonville) Airport (NCA), also in USA, 85 km (53 miles) away.
  • Third is Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) in USA, 104 km (65 miles) away.
  • Cherry Point Mcas Airport (NKT) in USA is 134 km (83 miles) away.
  • Craven Co Rgnl (New Bern) Airport (EWN), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Pelican Watch and is 139 km (86 miles) away.
Pelican Watch break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Pelican Watch, Carolina North. Use the tab navigation above to view Pelican Watch sea temperature, Pelican Watch photographs, Pelican Watch detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Pelican Watch webcams, current wind from Carolina North live weather stations and Pelican Watch 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 Pelican Watch.