Surfing on Cape Lookout National Seashore

Surfing on Cape Lookout National Seashore

Surfing is a favorite sport all along the North Carolina coast. If the conditions are right for the beach you’re onif there’s an onshore swell and an offshore windyou’ll be able to ride a wave. Cape Lookout may not have the notoriety of Cape Hatteras, but it’s a worthy surf destination nonetheless. If you make the extra effort to get here under these conditions, you’ll be rewarded. The Cape Lookout area across from the lighthouse and the west end of Shackleford are the most popular surfing destinations at Cape Lookout National Seashore, mainly because they are the easiest places to get to from the mainland. It is the rare bird that makes a trip to Portsmouth Island or the north end of South Core Banks specifically for surfing.

Surfing is a favorite sport all along the North Carolina coast. If the conditions are right for the beach you’re onif there’s an onshore swell and an offshore windyou’ll be able to ride a wave. Cape Lookout may not have the notoriety of Cape Hatteras, but it’s a worthy surf destination nonetheless. If you make the extra effort to get here under these conditions, you’ll be rewarded. The Cape Lookout area across from the lighthouse and the west end of Shackleford are the most popular surfing destinations at Cape Lookout National Seashore, mainly because they are the easiest places to get to from the mainland. It is the rare bird that makes a trip to Portsmouth Island or the north end of South Core Banks specifically for surfing.

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