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Avon Pier ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Avon Pier break guidePhoto by: Andrew Garver

Avon Pier Surf Guide

Avon Pier in North Carolina is an exposed beach break that has reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the west. Groundswells and windswells are equally likely and the optimum swell angle is from the south southeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include rips, man-made danger (buoys etc...) and sharks.

Avon Pier Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
8.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Avon Pier:

The best conditions reported for surf at Avon Pier occur when a South-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Avon Pier (for consistent clean waves)?

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Avon Pier with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 53% of the time in July while 32% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 15% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
53%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
32%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
15%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Avon Pier Location Map

Interactive Avon Pier surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail. The closest passenger airport to Avon Pier is Elizabeth City Cgas Rgnl Airport (ECG) in USA, 118 km (73 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Avon Pier is Cherry Point Mcas Airport (NKT), also in USA, 135 km (84 miles) away.

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Avon Pier Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 17 January 2021, 23:00 Local Time
SunMonday 18
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 1.8
SW
1.7
SW
1.6
SW
1.5
WSW
Period (s) 6 7 7 6
Wind (km/h) 40
W 40
W 40
W 40
W
Wind State off off off off

Swell History at Avon Pier

Surf stats for Avon Pier, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Avon Pier

Wind stats for Avon Pier, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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