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Boiler ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.4

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Boiler Surf Guide

Boiler in North Carolina is a sandbar break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the west southwest. Waves just as likely from local windswells as from distant groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the east southeast. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days.

Boiler Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
21.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Boiler:

The best conditions reported for surf at Boiler occur when a East-southeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Boiler 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 51% of the time in July while 33% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 16% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).
Boiler Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 October 2020, 11:17 Local Time
Monday 19
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 8 8 8 9
Wind (km/h) 30
NE 30
NE 25
ENE 20
Wind State on on on on

Swell History at Boiler

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

Wind History at Boiler

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

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