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

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The Point Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(North Carolina, USA)

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The Point Spot ID:

Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell S | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.9 °C

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Thursday, 18 September 2014, 15:41 Local time

Thursday 18
5AM 8AM 11AM 2PM
Wave (m) 0.7
SE
0.7
SE
0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
Period (s) 13 13 12 12
Wind (km/h) 20
NE 25
NE 20
NE 15
NE
Wind State off off off off

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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.

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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.

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The Point Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Bogue/Swansboro Airport, 8 km from The Point.

light winds from the NE

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Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
26.7 °C

Current weather near The Point

Overall The Point Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in September

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to The Point:

  (click location name for more details)
Closest break Bogue Pier 7 mi
Second closest break Atlantic Beach 21 mi
Third closest break Triple S Pier 23 mi
Fourth closest break Topsail Island 25 mi
Fifth closest break Shackleford Banks 29 mi

Wave buoys nearest to The Point:

Closest wave buoy Onslow Bay Outer Buoy 31 mi
Second closest wave buoy Ocean Crest Pier Buoy 78 mi
Third closest wave buoy Frying Pan Shoals Buoy 91 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Diamond Shoals Buoy 100 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Jamestown Buoy 177 mi

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

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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

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Town and city forecasts close to The Point:

Closest city location Jacksonville (United States) 21 mi
Second closest city location Wilmington (United States) 52 mi
Third closest city location Greenville (United States) 69 mi
Fourth closest city location Goldsboro (United States) 72 mi
Fifth closest city location Wilson (United States) 88 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.
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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.

 

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