S-Turns

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Wave height* 2ft
Wave period 5secs
Swell direction 305.6 °
Wind direction 42.7 °
Wind speed 19mph
Sea temp 9.9°

*all wave heights are peak to trough

Today, May 27, 2018
00:00-06:00

Partly cloudy

Partly cloudy
24 °C

Tomorrow, May 28, 2018
12:00-18:00

Rain

Rain
23 °C

Sun 27/05 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
5:00 2ft 6s  °  ° 17mph
11:00 2ft 6s  °  ° 14mph
17:00 2ft 5s  °  ° 18mph
Tide times
High 04:58am (5.17m)
Low 11:15am (1.07m)
High 05:27pm (5.17m)
Low 11:38pm (1.11m)
Daylight
First light05:19
Sunrise05:48
Sunset20:09
Dark20:38
swell chart

Mon 28/05 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
5:00 1ft 6s  °  ° 8mph
11:00 2ft 6s  °  ° 15mph
17:00 3ft 6s  °  ° 24mph
Tide times
High 05:45am (5.22m)
Low 12:00pm (0.99m)
High 06:08pm (5.25m)
Daylight
First light05:19
Sunrise05:48
Sunset20:09
Dark20:39
swell chart

Tue 29/05 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
5:00 1ft 7s  °  ° 13mph
14:00 1ft 7s  °  ° 4mph
Tide times
Low 12:22am (1.02m)
High 06:24am (5.22m)
Low 12:42pm (0.98m)
High 06:42pm (5.29m)
Daylight
First light05:18
Sunrise05:48
Sunset20:10
Dark20:39
swell chart

Wed 30/05 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
14:00 1ft 7s  °  ° 11mph
Tide times
Low 01:03am (1.02m)
High 06:57am (5.21m)
Low 01:19pm (1.04m)
High 07:14pm (5.33m)
Daylight
First light05:18
Sunrise05:47
Sunset20:11
Dark20:40
swell chart

Thu 31/05 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
11:00 3ft 7s  °  ° 10mph
20:00 3ft 7s  °  ° 17mph
Tide times
Low 01:39am (1.06m)
High 07:29am (5.18m)
Low 01:52pm (1.13m)
High 07:45pm (5.34m)
Daylight
First light05:18
Sunrise05:47
Sunset20:11
Dark20:41
swell chart

Fri 01/06 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
8:00 1ft 6s  °  ° 15mph
20:00 2ft 6s  °  ° 19mph
Tide times
Low 02:12am (1.15m)
High 08:02am (5.14m)
Low 02:23pm (1.26m)
High 08:18pm (5.32m)
Daylight
First light05:17
Sunrise05:47
Sunset20:12
Dark20:41
swell chart

Sat 02/06 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
11:00 1ft 7s  °  ° 10mph
Tide times
Low 02:43am (1.28m)
High 08:36am (5.05m)
Low 02:51pm (1.41m)
High 08:53pm (5.22m)
Daylight
First light05:17
Sunrise05:46
Sunset20:13
Dark20:42
swell chart

About S-Turns

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When its on S Turns is on its often compared to the classic French beaches. Top to bottom, sand dredging pits breaking practically on the beach are the go.
Yep, it gets that good, but it is also the most crowded spot on the Outer Banks

S-Turns gets it's name, not from the carving action you might make in attempt to gain speed as you won't be needing to! but from the shape of the road leading to it.

The break favours south swells which often arrive in the middle of summer. The north swells generally have more power but are generally more unruly.

Whilst the crowding can be extreme on a good summer swell everyone tends to just get on with it and localism isn't a big deal.
The option is head 5 minutes in the car north or south and you will find decent enough uncrowded waves

Wave info

Set up: Lefts and rights
Size range: 2 to 10
Nearest town:
Best tide: All tides
Length of ride: Short

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