S-Turns

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Wave height* 3ft
Wave period 9secs
Swell direction 261.3 °
Wind direction 235.7 °
Wind speed 5mph
Sea temp 9.9°

*all wave heights are peak to trough

Today, December 12, 2018
17:00-18:00

Partly cloudy

Partly cloudy
6 °C

Tomorrow, December 13, 2018
12:00-18:00

Cloudy

Cloudy
10 °C

Wed 12/12 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 5ft 9s  °  ° 18mph
13:00 4ft 9s  °  ° 9mph
19:00 3ft 9s  °  ° 5mph
Tide times
Low 02:14am (1.67m)
High 08:14am (5.25m)
Low 02:37pm (1.71m)
High 08:35pm (4.89m)
Daylight
First light06:34
Sunrise07:02
Sunset16:49
Dark17:17
swell chart

Thu 13/12 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 2ft 9s  °  ° 3mph
13:00 2ft 9s  °  ° 7mph
19:00 2ft 9s  °  ° 3mph
Tide times
Low 02:44am (1.89m)
High 08:51am (5.04m)
Low 03:10pm (1.93m)
High 09:14pm (4.67m)
Daylight
First light06:34
Sunrise07:03
Sunset16:49
Dark17:17
swell chart

Fri 14/12 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 2ft 9s  °  ° 16mph
13:00 3ft 5s  °  ° 17mph
19:00 5ft 6s  °  ° 21mph
Tide times
Low 03:19am (2.11m)
High 09:31am (4.82m)
Low 03:50pm (2.12m)
High 09:59pm (4.48m)
Daylight
First light06:35
Sunrise07:03
Sunset16:49
Dark17:18
swell chart

Sat 15/12 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 8ft 9s  °  ° 23mph
13:00 3ft 9s  °  ° 15mph
19:00 3ft 9s  °  ° 14mph
Tide times
Low 04:03am (2.31m)
High 10:18am (4.64m)
Low 04:41pm (2.27m)
High 10:54pm (4.36m)
Daylight
First light06:36
Sunrise07:04
Sunset16:50
Dark17:18
swell chart

Sun 16/12 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 2ft 9s  °  ° 15mph
13:00 2ft 9s  °  ° 16mph
19:00 3ft 9s  °  ° 16mph
Tide times
Low 05:02am (2.44m)
High 11:16am (4.53m)
Low 05:44pm (2.32m)
Daylight
First light06:36
Sunrise07:05
Sunset16:50
Dark17:18
swell chart

Mon 17/12 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 3ft 8s  °  ° 17mph
13:00 4ft 8s  °  ° 15mph
19:00 5ft 8s  °  ° 33mph
Tide times
High 12:01am (4.35m)
Low 06:12am (2.45m)
High 12:27pm (4.54m)
Low 06:53pm (2.23m)
Daylight
First light06:37
Sunrise07:05
Sunset16:51
Dark17:19
swell chart

Tue 18/12 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
Tide times
High 01:18am (4.48m)
Low 07:24am (2.30m)
High 01:43pm (4.67m)
Low 08:01pm (2.01m)
Daylight
First light06:38
Sunrise07:06
Sunset16:51
Dark17:19
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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