Surf City Pier ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.6
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 2.7
Crowds: 2.4

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Surf City Pier Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(North Carolina, USA)

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Surf City Pier Spot ID:

Type: sandbar

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 15.0 °C

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Saturday, 18 April 2015, 07:39 Local time

Saturday 18
5AM 8AM 11AM 2PM
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 7 7 7 7
Wind (km/h) 20
NW 20
N 10
NNE 15
Wind State off cross-

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Surf City Pier in North Carolinais a sandbar break that is usually a safe bet and works all around the year. Offshore winds are from the northwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Beware of - Localism - Sharks.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Ocean City Beach (fishing pier), North Carolina, 5 km from Surf City Pier.

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Surf City Pier Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At New Topsail Beach, 12 km from Surf City Pier.


Air temperature
18 °C

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Overall Surf City Pier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Surf City Pier:

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Closest break Topsail Island 4 mi
Second closest break Columbia St 21 mi
Third closest break Wrightsville Beach 21 mi
Fourth closest break Mason s Inlet 22 mi
Fifth closest break Oceanic Pier 22 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Surf City Pier:

Closest wave buoy Onslow Bay Outer Buoy 37 mi
Second closest wave buoy Ocean Crest Pier Buoy 50 mi
Third closest wave buoy Frying Pan Shoals Buoy 69 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Diamond Shoals Buoy 129 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Edisto Buoy 160 mi

Tide stations nearest to Surf City Pier:

Closest tide station Ocean City Beach (fishing pier) 3 mi
Second closest tide station New Topsail Inlet 6 mi
Third closest tide station New River Inlet 14 mi
Fourth closest tide station Bannermans Branch, Northeast River 17 mi
Fifth closest tide station Ogden 19 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Surf City Pier:

Closest ski area Wolf Ridge Ski Resort (United States) 247 mi
Second closest ski area Wintergreen Resort (United States) 251 mi
Third closest ski area Appalachian Ski Mountain (United States) 262 mi
Fourth closest ski area Sugar Mountain (United States) 270 mi
Fifth closest ski area Hawksnest (United States) 273 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Surf City Pier:

Closest city location Wilmington (United States) 23 mi
Second closest city location Jacksonville (United States) 24 mi
Third closest city location Goldsboro (United States) 71 mi
Fourth closest city location Greenville (United States) 83 mi
Fifth closest city location Fayetteville (United States) 89 mi
Surf City Pier break location map and break info
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Surf City Pier, Carolina North. Use the tab navigation above to view Surf City Pier sea temperature, Surf City Pier photographs, Surf City Pier detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Surf City Pier webcams, current wind from Carolina North live weather stations and Surf City Pier 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 Surf City Pier.


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