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Hatteras Light House ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.4

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Hatteras Light House Surf Guide

Hatteras Light House in North Carolina is a beach break that is often working and works all around the year. Offshore winds are from the west. Tends to receive a mix of groundswells and windswells and the best swell direction is from the east. The beach break offers both left and right hand waves. Good surf at all stages of the tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Watch out for - Rips / undertow - Man-made danger (buoys etc.) - Localism.

Hatteras Light House Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon beachBeachIcon  s33.4
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
9.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Hatteras Light House:

The best conditions reported for surf at Hatteras Light House occur when a East swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West.

Surf Forecasts:

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

octoberBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Hatteras Light House with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of October. Clean surfable waves are typically found 26% of the time in October while 49% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 25% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
26%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
49%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
25%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Hatteras Light House Location Map

Interactive Hatteras Light House 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 Hatteras Light House is Cherry Point Mcas Airport (NKT) in USA, 128 km (80 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Hatteras Light House is Elizabeth City Cgas Rgnl Airport (ECG), also in USA, 129 km (80 miles) away.

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Hatteras Light House Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 1 March 2021, 21:39 Local Time
MonTuesday 02
10PM1AM4AM7AM
Wave (m) 0.6
SE
0.5
SE
1.5
N
1.6
NNE
Period (s) 10 9 6 7
Wind (km/h) 45
NNW 40
NNW 45
N 35
N
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross cross

Swell History at Hatteras Light House

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

Wind History at Hatteras Light House

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

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