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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Latitude: 36° 6.101' N
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Come over the connector and take a left at the light.
DistanceIn the city
WalkShort walk (5-15 mn)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
DirectionRight and left
PowerHollow, Fast, Powerful, Ordinary, Fun, Ledgey
Normal lengthNormal (50 to 150m)
Good day lengthVery Long (300 to 500 m)
Good swell directionNorth, South, SouthEast, NorthEast
Good wind directionNorthWest, West, SouthWest
Swell sizeStarts working at 1.0m-1.5m / 3ft-5ft and holds up to 5m / 16 ft and over
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising tide
Week crowdFew surfers
Week-end crowdFew surfers
- Rips / undertow
- Man-made danger (buoys etc..)
Southside more consistant but more crowded.
Watch the aggro fishermen.
By anonymous , 04-11-2005
listen up - kitty hawk, in my opinion is one of the best breaks....why...no one goes there any more and you get all the rides to yourself. most days when other places are bad it has a good size wave and also is a great place for all the skimmers........
By Shamus , 21-01-2005
acting like you know part deuce - he's right about one thing, act like its california get knocked out. its a crap shoot. i have seen and surfed some great lines but i have also seen a "lake" filled with millions of jellys the next day. NC!
By firstname.lastname@example.org , 05-01-2005
acting like you know....... - Look I'll sum it up...........the Outer Banks or OB...not OBX...is one giant sandbar......it breaks today and it could be gone tomorrow.....so....don't act like you know what head from tails unless you live here.....its beach break baby...easy come easy go....see a good spot ...go out.....act like its california get knocked out....welcome to North Carolina.
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