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The Outer Banks are a bow shaped string of barrier islands sitting in offshore isolation from the North Carolina coast. These low-lying strips of sand appeared less than a 1000 years ago, a result of the merger of the cold Labrador Current from the north and the warm Gulf Stream from the south. This fusion has produced miles of shifting beachbreaks on these migrating islands whose width never exceeds 3 miles (5km). The constant movement of both the islands and the offshore sandbanks of the Diamond Shoals, has earned the Outer Banks a reputation as ?The Graveyard of the Atlantic? with more than 2000 ships sunk in these waters since 1526. The Outer Banks are well exposed to all types of East Coast swell, and the dozens of piers provide some protection from wind and cross-shore drift. When it's happening, there are full on, beachbreak barrels to be had, which are not short of power.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
                       
3 - 11°C
5/4
8 - 17°C
4/3
17 - 25°C
3/2
22 - 29°C
boardshorts
17 - 24°C
springsuit
7 - 15°C
4/3
+ Wide swell window
+ Powerful beachbreaks
+ Uncrowded areas
+ Wild scenic area
- Windy conditions
- Beachbreaks only
- Cold winters
- Costly accommodation
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  Forecast Surf Report Stormrider Guide
Guide icon Forecast icon S Turns Grey Star 3ft 9secs 137° 8mph Overcast No Reports Available. Beachbreak Peaks Sand 15
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N - S Westerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Cape Hatteras Grey Star 2ft 10secs 145° 8mph Overcast No Reports Available. Pier, Groyne or Jetty Peaks Sand 12
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N - S Westerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Bogue Pier Grey Star 3.5ft 6secs 164° 13mph Light Showers No Reports Available. Pier, Groyne or Jetty Peaks Sand 10
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E - SW Northerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Atlantic Beach Grey Star 3ft 6secs 152° 13mph Light Rain No Reports Available. Pier, Groyne or Jetty Peaks Sand 10
2
E - SW Northerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Frisco Star 3ft 9secs 136° 10mph Overcast No Reports Available. Pier, Groyne or Jetty Peaks Sand 15
2
NE - SW North Westerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Outer Banks Hurricane Star 3ft 9secs 125° 10mph Overcast No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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