S-Turns

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Wave height* 1ft
Wave period 6secs
Swell direction 25.3 °
Wind direction 240.1 °
Wind speed 18mph
Sea temp 9.9°

*all wave heights are peak to trough

Today, February 17, 2018
06:00-12:00

Partly cloudy

Partly cloudy
5 °C

Tomorrow, February 18, 2018
12:00-18:00

Clear sky

Clear sky
7 °C

Sat 17/02 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 1ft 6s  °  ° 20mph
13:00 3ft 7s  °  ° 13mph
19:00 4ft 7s  °  ° 16mph
Tide times
Low 01:12am (0.98m)
High 07:20am (5.54m)
Low 01:33pm (0.88m)
High 07:40pm (5.32m)
Daylight
First light06:19
Sunrise06:45
Sunset17:46
Dark18:12
swell chart

Sun 18/02 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 1ft 6s  °  ° 23mph
13:00 1ft 6s  °  ° 20mph
19:00 1ft 6s  °  ° 13mph
Tide times
Low 01:46am (0.98m)
High 07:55am (5.49m)
Low 02:07pm (0.92m)
High 08:14pm (5.24m)
Daylight
First light06:18
Sunrise06:44
Sunset17:47
Dark18:13
swell chart

Mon 19/02 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 2ft 6s  °  ° 9mph
13:00 2ft 6s  °  ° 13mph
19:00 2ft 4s  °  ° 15mph
Tide times
Low 02:19am (1.05m)
High 08:27am (5.36m)
Low 02:40pm (1.04m)
High 08:44pm (5.10m)
Daylight
First light06:17
Sunrise06:42
Sunset17:48
Dark18:14
swell chart

Tue 20/02 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 2ft 5s  °  ° 14mph
13:00 2ft 6s  °  ° 15mph
19:00 3ft 8s  °  ° 16mph
Tide times
Low 02:53am (1.20m)
High 08:56am (5.19m)
Low 03:14pm (1.24m)
High 09:12pm (4.95m)
Daylight
First light06:15
Sunrise06:41
Sunset17:49
Dark18:15
swell chart

Wed 21/02 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 3ft 5s  °  ° 16mph
13:00 4ft 6s  °  ° 18mph
19:00 4ft 6s  °  ° 18mph
Tide times
Low 03:30am (1.40m)
High 09:25am (4.99m)
Low 03:54pm (1.49m)
High 09:47pm (4.78m)
Daylight
First light06:14
Sunrise06:40
Sunset17:50
Dark18:15
swell chart

Thu 22/02 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
7:00 1ft 6s  °  ° 15mph
13:00 2ft 6s  °  ° 24mph
19:00 4ft 7s  °  ° 25mph
Tide times
Low 04:14am (1.66m)
High 10:10am (4.78m)
Low 04:43pm (1.76m)
High 10:44pm (4.62m)
Daylight
First light06:13
Sunrise06:39
Sunset17:51
Dark18:16
swell chart

Fri 23/02 »

  Swell Period Swell direction Wind direction Wind speed
  Swell Wind
Tide times
Low 05:13am (1.92m)
High 11:21am (4.58m)
Low 05:52pm (2.00m)
Daylight
First light06:12
Sunrise06:38
Sunset17:52
Dark18:17
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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