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The Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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The Point Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 18.0 °C

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Sunday, 29 November 2015, 10:54 Local time
Sunday 29
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 10 10 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
NNE 10
Wind State cross-
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The Point in North Carolina is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf The best wind direction is from the northeast. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south. The beach break favours left handers. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of the strong rips here.

North-Carolina wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bogue Inlet, North Carolina, 1 km from The Point.

IS AT (local time)

The Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Newport, 17 km from The Point.


Air temperature
13 °C

Current weather near The Point

Overall The Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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The Point Location Maps

The Point Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Carolina North surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of The Point

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to The Point:

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Wave buoys nearest to The Point:

Tide stations nearest to The Point:

  • Closest tide station
    Bogue Inlet
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    New River Inlet
    16 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Spooner Creek
    18 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Coral Bay, Atlantic Beach
    19 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    N.C. State Fisheries
    21 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to The Point:

  • Closest ski area
    Wintergreen Resort (United States)
    245 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Wolf Ridge Ski Resort (United States)
    264 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    The Homestead Ski Area (United States)
    277 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Appalachian Ski Mountain (United States)
    278 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Massanutten (United States)
    278 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to The Point:

  • Closest city location
    Jacksonville (United States)
    21 mi
  • Second closest city location
    New Bern (United States)
    32 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Wilmington (United States)
    52 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Greenville (United States)
    69 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Goldsboro (United States)
    72 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to The Point is New River Mcas (Jacksonville) Airport (NCA) in USA, 32 km (20 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to The Point is Cherry Point Mcas Airport (NKT), also in USA, 35 km (22 miles) away.
  • Third is Craven Co Rgnl (New Bern) Airport (EWN) in USA, 48 km (30 miles) away.
  • Wilmington International Airport (ILM) in USA is 84 km (52 miles) away.
  • Seymour Johnson Afb (Goldsboro) Airport (GSB), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to The Point and is 110 km (68 miles) away.
The Point break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for The Point, Carolina North. Use the tab navigation above to view The Point sea temperature, The Point photographs, The Point detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, The Point webcams, current wind from Carolina North live weather stations and The Point 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 The Point.