S-Turns

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Wave height* 3ft
Wave period 8secs
Swell direction 300.1 °
Wind direction 224.5 °
Wind speed 17mph
Sea temp 9.9°

*all wave heights are peak to trough

Today, September 20, 2018
09:00-12:00

Fair

Fair
24 °C

Tomorrow, September 21, 2018
12:00-18:00

Clear sky

Clear sky
24 °C

Thu 20/09 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
5:00 3ft 7s  °  ° 17mph
11:00 3ft 8s  °  ° 18mph
17:00 4ft 9s  °  ° 19mph
Tide times
High 02:48am (4.29m)
Low 09:09am (2.47m)
High 03:21pm (4.54m)
Low 09:56pm (2.22m)
Daylight
First light06:23
Sunrise06:48
Sunset19:01
Dark19:26
swell chart

Fri 21/09 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
5:00 4ft 8s  °  ° 8mph
11:00 4ft 8s  °  ° 13mph
17:00 4ft 9s  °  ° 7mph
Tide times
High 03:57am (4.56m)
Low 10:20am (2.11m)
High 04:20pm (4.84m)
Low 10:49pm (1.83m)
Daylight
First light06:24
Sunrise06:49
Sunset18:59
Dark19:24
swell chart

Sat 22/09 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
8:00 4ft 10s  °  ° 8mph
17:00 4ft 10s  °  ° 6mph
Tide times
High 04:49am (4.85m)
Low 11:07am (1.75m)
High 05:07pm (5.11m)
Low 11:31pm (1.49m)
Daylight
First light06:25
Sunrise06:50
Sunset18:58
Dark19:23
swell chart

Sun 23/09 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
14:00 3ft 9s  °  ° 9mph
Tide times
High 05:32am (5.08m)
Low 11:47am (1.46m)
High 05:48pm (5.31m)
Daylight
First light06:25
Sunrise06:51
Sunset18:56
Dark19:22
swell chart

Mon 24/09 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
5:00 3ft 7s  °  ° 18mph
14:00 3ft 7s  °  ° 14mph
Tide times
Low 12:08am (1.24m)
High 06:10am (5.25m)
Low 12:24pm (1.24m)
High 06:26pm (5.44m)
Daylight
First light06:26
Sunrise06:51
Sunset18:55
Dark19:20
swell chart

Tue 25/09 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
11:00 6ft 9s  °  ° 11mph
20:00 6ft 9s  °  ° 11mph
Tide times
Low 12:44am (1.06m)
High 06:47am (5.37m)
Low 12:58pm (1.09m)
High 07:03pm (5.53m)
Daylight
First light06:27
Sunrise06:52
Sunset18:53
Dark19:19
swell chart

Wed 26/09 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
5:00 6ft 10s  °  ° 15mph
Tide times
Low 01:18am (0.95m)
High 07:23am (5.44m)
Low 01:33pm (0.99m)
High 07:39pm (5.57m)
Daylight
First light06:28
Sunrise06:53
Sunset18:52
Dark19:17
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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