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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: 26.6 °C

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Thursday, 16 August 2018, 15:24 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.6
SE
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0.6
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0.5
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Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 20
SSW 15
SW 15
SW 15
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Wind State cross cross-
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Shit Pipe in North Carolina is a sandbar break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the west northwest. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east southeast. Sometimes crowded. Beware of - 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 Darlings By The Sea Kure Beach wx, 1 km from Shit Pipe.

light winds from the ENE

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Air temperature
30.5 °C

Current weather near Shit Pipe

Buoy Data:

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

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Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
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Overall Shit Pipe Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Airports

  • 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.
Shit Pipe break location map and break info

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.