Shackleford Banks Spot ID
Reliability: very consistent
Best: Swell S | Wind NNE
Sea Temperature Today is: 25.1 °C
Shackleford Banks in North Carolinais a beach break that has very consistent surf Ideal winds are from the north northeast. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the ideal swell direction is from the south. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Rarely crowded here. Beware of .
For Channel Marker Light #59, North Carolina, 5 km from Shackleford Banks.
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Overall Shackleford Banks Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in June
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Use this relief map to navigate to Carolina North surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Shackleford Banks
Tide stations nearest to Shackleford Banks:
- Closest tide stationChannel Marker Light #593 mi
- Second closest tide stationLenoxville Point3 mi
- Third closest tide stationHarkers Island Bridge4 mi
- Fourth closest tide stationShell Point, Harkers Island4 mi
- Fifth closest tide stationBeaufort Inlet Channel Range4 mi
Ski Resorts closest to Shackleford Banks:
- Closest ski areaWintergreen Resort257 mi
- Second closest ski areaMassanutten288 mi
- Third closest ski areaWolf Ridge Ski Resort290 mi
- Fourth closest ski areaThe Homestead Ski Area292 mi
- Fifth closest ski areaAppalachian Ski Mountain304 mi
Town and city forecasts close to Shackleford Banks:
- Closest city locationNew Bern40 mi
- Second closest city locationJacksonville48 mi
- Third closest city locationGreenville78 mi
- Fourth closest city locationWilmington80 mi
- Fifth closest city locationGoldsboro93 mi
- The closest passenger airport to Shackleford Banks is Cherry Point Mcas Airport (NKT) in USA, 37 km (23 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Shackleford Banks is Craven Co Rgnl (New Bern) Airport (EWN), also in USA, 61 km (38 miles) away.
- Third is New River Mcas (Jacksonville) Airport (NCA) in USA, 77 km (48 miles) away.
- Wilmington International Airport (ILM) in USA is 128 km (80 miles) away.
- Seymour Johnson Afb (Goldsboro) Airport (GSB), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Shackleford Banks and is 145 km (90 miles) away.
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