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Boilers (Ranger Station) Surf Guide

Boilers(Ranger Station) in North Carolina is an exposed beach/Jetty break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. It very rarely gets crowded here. Take care of rips,wreck and sharks.

Boilers (Ranger Station) Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
19.3°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Boilers (Ranger Station):

The best conditions reported for surf at Boilers (Ranger Station) occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Boilers (Ranger Station) with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 24% of the time in December while 36% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 40% 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).

Explore Boilers (Ranger Station) Location Map

Interactive Boilers (Ranger Station) 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 Boilers (Ranger Station) is Elizabeth City Cgas Rgnl Airport (ECG) in USA, 80 km (50 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Boilers (Ranger Station) is Oceana Nas Airport (NTU), also in USA, 125 km (78 miles) away.

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Boilers (Ranger Station) Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Thursday, 8 June 2023, 08:46 Local Time
Thursday 08
Wave (m)
Period (s) 8 7 15 15
Wind (km/h)
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Swell History at Boilers (Ranger Station)

Surf stats for Boilers (Ranger Station), see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Boilers (Ranger Station)

Wind stats for Boilers (Ranger Station), see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Boilers (Ranger Station):

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