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1st street ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.8

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1st street Spot ID

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Type: sandbar

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.9 °C

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Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 01:24 Local time
TueWednesday 08
Wave (m) 0.8
Period (s) 11 11 11 11
Wind (km/h) 30
SW 30
SW 30
WSW 30
Wind State cross-
off off

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1st street in North Carolina is an exposed beach break that has reasonably consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds are from the west. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Take care of rips,wrecks.

North-Carolina wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kill Devil Hills, 5 km from 1st street.

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1st street Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Kill Devil Hills Airport, 3 km from 1st street.


Air temperature
17.3 °C

Current weather near 1st street

Overall 1st street Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

Surf stats for 1st street: see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for 1st street: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

1st street Location Maps

1st street Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to 1st street:

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Wave buoys nearest to 1st street:

Tide stations nearest to 1st street:

  • Closest tide station
    Kill Devil Hills
    3 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    Jennette's Pier
    7 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    Kitty Hawk (ocean)
    8 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    Duck Pier, outside
    14 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    FRF Pier, Duck
    14 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to 1st street is Elizabeth City Cgas Rgnl Airport (ECG) in USA, 56 km (35 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to 1st street is Oceana Nas Airport (NTU), also in USA, 98 km (61 miles) away.
  • Third is Norfolk International Airport (ORF) in USA, 111 km (69 miles) away.
  • Norfolk Ns Airport (NGU) in USA is 119 km (74 miles) away.
  • Langley Afb (Hampton) Airport (LFI), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to 1st street and is 137 km (85 miles) away.
1st street break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for 1st street, Carolina North. Use the tab navigation above to view 1st street sea temperature, 1st street photographs, 1st street detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, 1st street webcams, current wind from Carolina North live weather stations and 1st street 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 1st street.