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Nags Head Pier ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 3.8

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Nags Head Pier Surf Forecast / Carolina North / USA

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 1 pm Monday 10 May 2021 EDT
Forecast update in  hr  min  s Update imminent
Nags Head Pier surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Nags Head Pier sea temperature is 16.5 °C (Statistics for 10 May 1981-2005 - mean: 20.1 max: 22.4 min: 18.5 °C)
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Nags Head Pier surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's Nags Head Pier sea temperature is 16.5 °C (Statistics for 10 May 1981-2005 - mean: 20.1 max: 22.4 min: 18.5 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Still cross-shore at Nags Head Pier (light winds from the NNE at Kill Devil Hills Airport 6 km from Nags Head Pier).

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Light
13 km/h
NNE
Cross-Shore
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How big are the waves at Nags Head Pier today?

The current surf forecast for Nags Head Pier at 6PM is: 0.9m 4s primary swell from a North-northeast direction (forecast issued at 01:00pm May 10). An open ocean swell of 0.8m 8s is not directed at the surf break, a second open ocean swell of 0.3m 4s is not directed at the surf break. The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (EDT) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (10 May)1.5ft (0.4m)9s
Afternoon (10 May)3ft (0.9m)8s
Evening (10 May)3ft (0.9m)4s

Table - waves today at Nags Head Pier. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Monday
10
Tuesday
11
Wednesday
12
Thursday
13
Friday
14
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
Monday
17
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NE
0.9
SE
0.9
SE
0.9
NNE
0.6
SE
0.9
NNE
0.5
SE
1
NE
0.9
NNE
0.9
NE
0.7
NE
0.6
NE
0.4
SE
0.2
ENE
0.2
ENE
1.2
NNE
1.2
NNE
0.9
NNE
0.8
NNE
0.8
NNE
0.7
NNE
0.6
NE
0.2
ENE
0.4
SE
0.7
ENE
0.9
NNE
0.6
ESE
0.9
NE
0.7
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.6
E
0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.6
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.7
ESE
0.8
ESE
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25
SW
25
W
35
NNE
25
NNE
25
NNE
25
NE
25
NE
25
NE
25
NE
20
NE
15
NE
10
ENE
10
SSE
10
NNW
40
NNE
35
NNE
25
N
25
N
25
NNE
15
NE
15
NE
15
NNE
25
N
30
NNE
30
NE
30
NNE
25
NE
20
ENE
20
ENE
15
ENE
15
ENE
20
NE
25
NE
25
NE
20
NE
20
ENE
15
ENE
15
ENE
10
NE
20
NE
15
NE
15
ENE
15
E
15
ESE
15
ESE
15
SE
5
SE
10
E
15
E
20
ESE
25
SE
20
SE
20
SSE
15
SSE
15
SSE
20
SSE
30
S
35
S
40
SSW
35
SSW
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off
offcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
off
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on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
onononcross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscrosscrosscrosscrosscross-
off
cross-
off
7:38PM
1.20
7:55AM
0.95
8:15PM
1.23
8:33AM
0.94
8:52PM
1.23
9:11AM
0.92
9:30PM
1.22
9:50AM
0.89
10:09PM
1.19
10:30AM
0.87
10:49PM
1.16
11:14AM
0.86
11:33PM
1.14
12:04PM
0.86
1:12PM
0.17
2:03AM
0.18
1:47PM
0.17
2:42AM
0.17
2:23PM
0.17
3:21AM
0.18
2:59PM
0.19
4:01AM
0.20
3:37PM
0.21
4:42AM
0.22
4:16PM
0.24
5:25AM
0.24
5:00PM
0.27
6:10AM
0.24
5:50PM
0.29

Note: the tide data above is for Kill Devil Hills which is 7 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Nags Head Pier.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at Nags Head Pier blow from the W

Monday
10
Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Friday
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Saturday
15
Sunday
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Monday
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