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Shackleford Banks ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.5
Accommodation: 1.0

Overall: 3.1

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Shackleford Banks Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 24.2 °C

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Saturday, 10 October 2015, 12:07 Local time
Saturday 10
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 3 3 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
NNE 20
NE 35
NE 35
Wind State off off cross-

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Shackleford Banks in North Carolinais a beach break that is usually a safe bet Offshore winds blow from the north northeast. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Hazards include .

North-Carolina wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Channel Marker Light #59, North Carolina, 5 km from Shackleford Banks.

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Shackleford Banks Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-CLKN7, 8 km from Shackleford Banks.

light winds from the NNW

Air temperature
22.3 °C

Current weather near Shackleford Banks

Overall Shackleford Banks Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Shackleford Banks Location Maps

Shackleford Banks Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Shackleford Banks:

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Wave buoys nearest to Shackleford Banks:

Tide stations nearest to Shackleford Banks:

  • Closest tide station
    Channel Marker Light #59
    3 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Lenoxville Point
    3 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Harkers Island Bridge
    4 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Shell Point, Harkers Island
    4 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Beaufort Inlet Channel Range
    4 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Shackleford Banks:

  • Closest ski area
    Wintergreen Resort (United States)
    257 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Massanutten (United States)
    288 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Wolf Ridge Ski Resort (United States)
    290 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    The Homestead Ski Area (United States)
    292 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Appalachian Ski Mountain (United States)
    304 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Shackleford Banks:

  • Closest city location
    New Bern (United States)
    40 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Jacksonville (United States)
    48 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Greenville (United States)
    78 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Wilmington (United States)
    80 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Goldsboro (United States)
    93 mi
Shackleford Banks break location map and break info

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