Surfing in Wrightsville Beach, New Hanover, North Carolina USA

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Good Swell Direction:
Southeast, east, northeast
Good Wind Direction:
Northwest, west, southwest
Wrightsville Beach is a town in New Hanover Country, North Carolina, United States. It is one of the most well-known and accessible beaches of North Carolina. If you remember the film ''Sleeping with the Enemy'' with Julia Roberts, then visit this place and witness the movie setting.

Wrightsville Beach is surrounded by many comfortable hotels and restaurants. This place gives you the opportunity to enjoy your best holidays either by discovering its beauty or by getting in touch with the most exciting water-sport activities. This summer paradise was named as one of the world’s best surf towns by National Geographic. So, grab the opportunity and visit this place as soon as possible.

For your activity, Wrightsville Beach provides you with the best conditions. Firstly, the spot is suitable for surfers of all levels of ability. The wave type is beach-break, wave quality is normal, wave direction is right and wave bottom is sandy. The wave’s normal length is short at 50 m/164 ft. The good swell direction is from southeast, east and  northeast and the swell size starts  working at less than 1 m / 3 ft, holding up to 2 m+ / 6 ft+.

Get ready to feel the adventure of the most exciting activity and surf along the best northwest, west, southwest wind directions. Nearby you will find a lot of rental shops and schools where you can be taught how to enjoy your favorite activity with safety and fun. After your activity, a visit at the Wrightsville Beach Museum is well worth it.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Charleston
179 miles, 288 km, 3 hours 29 minutes.
Follow the US_17 N.
BY CAR FROM South Carolina
370 km, 230 miles, 3 hours 37 minutes.
Follow the Interstate 20 E and US_74 E/ Andrew Jackson Hwy.
BY CAR FROM North Carolina
152 miles, 244 km, 2 hours 19 minutes.
Follow the I_40 E.
Willmington International Airport,
12 miles ( 19, 31 km )

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