Shackleford Banks Spot ID
Reliability: very consistent
Best: Swell S | Wind NNE
Sea Temperature Today is: 17.8 °C
Shackleford Banks in North Carolinais a beach break that has very reliable surf Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the best swell direction is from the south. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. It very rarely gets 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 December
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Tide stations nearest to Shackleford Banks:
- Closest tide station3 mi
- Second closest tide station3 mi
- Third closest tide station4 mi
- Fourth closest tide station4 mi
- Fifth closest tide station4 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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