S-Turns

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Wave height* 2ft
Wave period 9secs
Swell direction 294.2 °
Wind direction 89.4 °
Wind speed 13mph
Sea temp 9.9°

*all wave heights are peak to trough

Today, October 23, 2018
10:00-12:00

Clear sky

Clear sky
14 °C

Tomorrow, October 24, 2018
12:00-18:00

Fair

Fair
13 °C

Tue 23/10 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
5:00 2ft 8s  °  ° 13mph
11:00 2ft 9s  °  ° 13mph
17:00 2ft 9s  °  ° 18mph
Tide times
High 05:41am (5.28m)
Low 11:51am (1.33m)
High 05:56pm (5.43m)
Daylight
First light06:50
Sunrise07:16
Sunset18:16
Dark18:41
swell chart

Wed 24/10 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
5:00 3ft 5s  °  ° 22mph
11:00 3ft 6s  °  ° 21mph
17:00 3ft 6s  °  ° 20mph
Tide times
Low 12:11am (1.11m)
High 06:19am (5.44m)
Low 12:29pm (1.12m)
High 06:35pm (5.54m)
Daylight
First light06:51
Sunrise07:17
Sunset18:14
Dark18:40
swell chart

Thu 25/10 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
11:00 3ft 6s  °  ° 16mph
20:00 2ft 7s  °  ° 15mph
Tide times
Low 12:48am (0.96m)
High 06:57am (5.55m)
Low 01:06pm (0.98m)
High 07:14pm (5.61m)
Daylight
First light06:51
Sunrise07:17
Sunset18:13
Dark18:39
swell chart

Fri 26/10 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
8:00 2ft 9s  °  ° 10mph
Tide times
Low 01:24am (0.88m)
High 07:35am (5.61m)
Low 01:43pm (0.92m)
High 07:52pm (5.60m)
Daylight
First light06:52
Sunrise07:18
Sunset18:12
Dark18:38
swell chart

Sat 27/10 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
11:00 5ft 9s  °  ° 28mph
20:00 6ft 9s  °  ° 27mph
Tide times
Low 02:01am (0.90m)
High 08:12am (5.60m)
Low 02:20pm (0.94m)
High 08:30pm (5.52m)
Daylight
First light06:53
Sunrise07:19
Sunset18:11
Dark18:37
swell chart

Sun 28/10 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
5:00 7ft 11s  °  ° 18mph
17:00 5ft 11s  °  ° 14mph
Tide times
Low 01:38am (1.01m)
High 07:49am (5.51m)
Low 01:58pm (1.08m)
High 08:09pm (5.36m)
Daylight
First light06:54
Sunrise07:20
Sunset18:10
Dark18:36
swell chart

Mon 29/10 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
5:00 4ft 10s  °  ° 9mph
Tide times
Low 02:16am (1.23m)
High 08:26am (5.35m)
Low 02:39pm (1.30m)
High 08:49pm (5.13m)
Daylight
First light06:55
Sunrise07:21
Sunset18:09
Dark18:35
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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