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. So, grab the opportunity and visit this place as soon as possible.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Wind Surfing in Ballston Beach, Truro, Cape Cod, Massachusetts USA
It is a long, sandy beach, most suitable for experienced athletes. Best tide position is considered to be the mid tide and optimal swell direction is West and Southwest. Good wind direction is Northeast and East with swell starting to work at less than 1 m/3 ft and can hold up to 4 m/13 ft.
The highest water temperature is in August, but in case of strong wind you may need a wet suit. Mind the rocks and rips at the bottom, but other than that, the spot represents a safe place to practice your favorite sport. The spot is close to Truro, a city of cultural events and other attractions, providing a great number of accommodation to choose from.