'Chinamans' is a powerful and hollow left hand reef break, located close to Marion Bay at Yorke Peninsula. The spot breaks in shallow water and washes over a rock shelf. This becomes a high quality wave that is suitable only for skilled surfers and caution should be used when surfing here.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Surfing in Atlantic Beach, Carteret, North Carolina USA
The spot offers a subtropical climate with short winters and long, hot summers. Especially in summer, Atlantic Beach hosts many visitors. Most of them visit this place in order to get in touch with the marine environment and perform the most exciting activity, like surfing. 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 surf lovers 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). The good swell direction is from the south and the southwest and the swell size starts working at less than 1 m / 3 ft, holding up to 2.5 m+ / 8 ft+. So, perform your activity in this place and thanks to great conditions be prodigy of surfing. Get ready to feel the adventure and swing your body at north, northwest, northeast best wind directions.
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 at around 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.