Outer Banks, also known as OBX, is a 200 mi/322 km long string of narrow barrier islands of the coast of North Carolina. A small portion of it extends further in Virginia, at the beginning of the southern corner of Virginia Beach, on the east coast of the United States. It is a major tourist destination and known for its temperate climate.
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Skimboarding in Atlantic Beach, Carteret, North Carolina USA
The spot offers a subtropical climate with short winters and long, hot summers. Atlantic Beach is worth visiting in summer, as you will be able to admire the marine environment. The best way to discover the marine beauty of this place is by exercising the most enjoyable activity, like skim-boarding. For an amazing activity, Atlantic Beach provides with the best conditions. The wave quality is normal, the wave type is beach-break, the wave direction is right and left, the wave bottom is sandy and the wave power is ordinary, offering to boarders a lot of fun.
The normal wave length is short at 50 m/164 ft and on good days, it can reach normally from 50 to 150 m/164 to 492 ft. So, perform your activity in this place and let your negative thoughts fade away.
The best wind direction is from north, northwest, northeast. Summers on Atlantic Beach are cooler than other cities in the southern region of the United States, because it is located closer to the ocean. Summer temperatures average around at 89°F /31°C and in winter temperatures average at around 57°F /13°C. If you want to share this adventure with other people, you should visit this spot on weekdays, as the more the merrier.
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