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Shit Pipe ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.6

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Shit Pipe Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell ESE | Wind WNW

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.6 °C

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Saturday, 19 January 2019, 01:45 Local time
FriSaturday 19
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 10 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 5
NW 5
NNE 10
ENE 10
Wind State glass glass cross-

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Shit Pipe in North Carolina is a sandbar break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the west northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the east southeast. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Hazards include - Rips / undertow - Rocks - Man-made danger (buoys etc.) - Localism - Pollution - Sharks.

North-Carolina wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Wilmington Beach, North Carolina, 2 km from Shit Pipe.

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Shit Pipe Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Southport Airport, 19 km from Shit Pipe.


Mist dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
6.3 °C

Current weather near Shit Pipe

Buoy Data:

At Masonboro Inlet, ILM2, NC, 14 miles from Shit Pipe.

  10PM 11PM 12AM 1AM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.3
Dominant period (s) 11 10 11 11

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Overall Shit Pipe Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in January

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  • The closest passenger airport to Shit Pipe is Wilmington International Airport (ILM) in USA, 29 km (18 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Shit Pipe is New River Mcas (Jacksonville) Airport (NCA), also in USA, 88 km (55 miles) away.
  • Third is Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) in USA, 102 km (63 miles) away.
  • Cherry Point Mcas Airport (NKT) in USA is 136 km (84 miles) away.
  • Craven Co Rgnl (New Bern) Airport (EWN), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Shit Pipe and is 142 km (88 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Shit Pipe, Carolina North. Use the tab navigation above to view Shit Pipe sea temperature, Shit Pipe photographs, Shit Pipe detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Shit Pipe webcams, current wind from Carolina North live weather stations and Shit Pipe 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 Shit Pipe.