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S-Turns ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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S-Turns Spot ID

Pea Island, S-Turns photo

S-Turns

Photo credit: Kennedy

Type: sandbar

Reliability:

Best: Swell ESE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.5 °C

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Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 23:23 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
0.4
ESE
Period (s) 12 12 11 11
Wind (km/h) 10
ENE 5
NNE 5
SSE 25
W
Wind State cross-
on
cross-
on
glass off

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S-Turns in North Carolina is a sandbar break. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the east southeast. It's sometimes crowded here. Hazards include urchins, rips, man-made danger (buoys etc..) and sharks.

Bermuda wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Rodanthe, Pamlico Sound, North Carolina, 2 km from S-Turns.

IS AT (local time)

S-Turns Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Rodanthe, 1 km from S-Turns.

light winds from the NE

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dry
Air temperature
21 °C

Current weather near S-Turns

Buoy Data:

At Oregon Inlet, NC, 12 miles from S-Turns.

  6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.4
1.5
1.3
1.2
Dominant period (s) 6 6 6 7

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Overall S-Turns Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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S-Turns Location Maps

S-Turns Location Map

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Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to S-Turns is Elizabeth City Cgas Rgnl Airport (ECG) in USA, 97 km (60 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to S-Turns is Oceana Nas Airport (NTU), also in USA, 144 km (89 miles) away.
  • Third is Cherry Point Mcas Airport (NKT) in USA, 151 km (94 miles) away.
  • Craven Co Rgnl (New Bern) Airport (EWN) in USA is 155 km (96 miles) away.
  • Norfolk International Airport (ORF), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to S-Turns and is 158 km (98 miles) away.
S-Turns break location map and break info

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