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Chicahauk ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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Chicahauk Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell E | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 13.7 °C

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Friday, 10 April 2020, 02:18 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.9
NNW
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NNW
0.9
NNW
1.1
NNW
Period (s) 5 5 6 6
Wind (km/h) 20
N 35
NW 35
WNW 40
NW
Wind State cross-
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Chicahauk in North Carolina is a sandbar break that has quite reliable surf and can work at any time of the year. The best wind direction is from the west southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the east. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Hazards include - Rips / undertow - Localism - Sharks.

North-Carolina wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs


Tide Times:

For Kitty Hawk (ocean), North Carolina, 2 km from Chicahauk.

IS AT (local time)

Chicahauk Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-DUKN7, 8 km from Chicahauk.

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Current weather near Chicahauk

Buoy Data:

At Duck FRF, NC, 6 miles from Chicahauk.

  9PM 10PM 11PM 12AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 0.8
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Dominant period (s) 17 17 17 15

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Overall Chicahauk Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Surf stats for Chicahauk: see the swell variation by month.


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Wind stats for Chicahauk: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Chicahauk Location Maps

Chicahauk Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Chicahauk:

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Wave buoys nearest to Chicahauk:

Tide stations nearest to Chicahauk:

  • Closest tide station
    Kitty Hawk (ocean)
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Duck Pier, outside
    5 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    FRF Pier, Duck
    5 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Kill Devil Hills
    6 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Jennette's Pier
    16 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Chicahauk is Elizabeth City Cgas Rgnl Airport (ECG) in USA, 44 km (27 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Chicahauk is Oceana Nas Airport (NTU), also in USA, 83 km (52 miles) away.
  • Third is Norfolk International Airport (ORF) in USA, 97 km (60 miles) away.
  • Norfolk Ns Airport (NGU) in USA is 105 km (65 miles) away.
  • Langley Afb (Hampton) Airport (LFI), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Chicahauk and is 122 km (76 miles) away.
Chicahauk break location map and break info

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