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Kitty Hawk Pier ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.2

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Kitty Hawk Pier Spot ID

Type: beach/Pier

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SE | Wind W

Sea Temperature Today is: 11.7 °C

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Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 01:53 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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Kitty Hawk Pier in North Carolina is an exposed beach/Pier break that has fairly consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the west. Windswells and groundswells in equal measure and the best swell direction is from the southeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Beware of rips, man-made danger (buoys etc...) and sharks.

North-Carolina wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Kitty Hawk (ocean), North Carolina, 1 km from Kitty Hawk Pier.

IS AT (local time)

Kitty Hawk Pier Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At BUOY-DUKN7, 9 km from Kitty Hawk Pier.

light winds from the SE

Air temperature
15.7 °C

Current weather near Kitty Hawk Pier

Buoy Data:

At Duck FRF, NC, 6 miles from Kitty Hawk Pier.

  9PM 10PM 11PM 12AM
Data Age 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr 0 hr
Wave height (m) 0.8
Dominant period (s) 13 12 13 13

All wavebuoys around Kitty Hawk Pier

Overall Kitty Hawk Pier Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Surf stats for Kitty Hawk Pier: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Kitty Hawk Pier: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Kitty Hawk Pier Location Maps

Kitty Hawk Pier Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Kitty Hawk Pier:

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Wave buoys nearest to Kitty Hawk Pier:

Tide stations nearest to Kitty Hawk Pier:

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


  • The closest passenger airport to Kitty Hawk Pier is Elizabeth City Cgas Rgnl Airport (ECG) in USA, 45 km (28 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Kitty Hawk Pier is Oceana Nas Airport (NTU), also in USA, 84 km (52 miles) away.
  • Third is Norfolk International Airport (ORF) in USA, 98 km (61 miles) away.
  • Norfolk Ns Airport (NGU) in USA is 106 km (66 miles) away.
  • Langley Afb (Hampton) Airport (LFI), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Kitty Hawk Pier and is 123 km (76 miles) away.
Kitty Hawk Pier break location map and break info

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