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

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Shackleford Banks Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(North Carolina, USA)


Shackleford Banks Spot ID:

Type: beach

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NNE

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.6 °C

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Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 18:00 Local time

Tuesday 31 Wed
5PM 8PM 11PM 2AM
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 6 5 6 6
Wind (km/h) 35
SSW 45
SW 50
SW 40
Wind State on cross-

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Shackleford Banks in North Carolinais a beach break that has very consistent surf The best wind direction is from the north northeast. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. It very rarely gets crowded here. Watch out for .

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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.

moderate winds from the S

Air temperature
16.3 °C

Current weather near Shackleford Banks

Overall Shackleford Banks Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in March

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Also see Shackleford Banks surf quality by season and Shackleford Banks surf quality by month.

Shackleford Banks Location Maps

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Shackleford Banks:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Triple S Pier 6 mi
Second closest break Atlantic Beach 9 mi
Third closest break Bogue Pier 22 mi
Fourth closest break The Point 29 mi
Fifth closest break Topsail Island 53 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Shackleford Banks:

Closest wave buoy Onslow Bay Outer Buoy 37 mi
Second closest wave buoy Diamond Shoals Buoy 72 mi
Third closest wave buoy Ocean Crest Pier Buoy 103 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Frying Pan Shoals Buoy 107 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Virginia Beach Buoy 167 mi

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

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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

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Town and city forecasts close to Shackleford Banks:

Closest city location Jacksonville (United States) 48 mi
Second closest city location Greenville (United States) 78 mi
Third closest city location Wilmington (United States) 80 mi
Fourth closest city location Goldsboro (United States) 93 mi
Fifth closest city location Wilson (United States) 104 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.


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