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CAPE HATTERAS, CAPE HATTERAS ISLAND, UNITED STATES BEACH WEATHER MONTHLY AVERAGES
Best
Best
Best
Best
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Sea
22°
Swim
Sea
21°
Swim
Sea
21°
Swim
Sea
18°
 
Sea
21°
Swim
Sea
25°
Swim
Sea
25°
Swim
Sea
27°
Swim
Sea
26°
Swim
Sea
22°
Swim
Sea
21°
Swim
Sea
24°
Swim
CAPE HATTERAS, CAPE HATTERAS ISLAND, UNITED STATES BEACH WEATHER FORECAST
Sat 18th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
17° 17° 17° 17° 19° 22° 20° 20°
37% 31% 51% 59% 75% 100% 75% 70%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.2mm 0.5mm 1.4mm
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
Sun 19th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
19° 19° 18° 17° 17° 16° 16° 16°
100% 58% 100% 100% 100% 100% 79% 77%
2.0mm 0.0mm 0.3mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.0mm
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
Mon 20th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
16° 16° 16° 16° 16° 16° 16° 16°
68% 58% 61% 42% 44% 51% 52% 80%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
Tue 21st May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
17° 17° 17° 17° 18° 18° 18° 18°
15% 19% 30% 20% 8% 2% 1% 8%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
Wed 22nd May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
19° 19° 20° 20° 20° 21° 21° 21°
8% 2% 11% 9% 1% 2% 0% 0%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
18°
Thu 23rd May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
21° 21° 21° 21° 21° 22° 22° 22°
0% 11% 5% 5% 4% 4% 10% 22%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
18°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
Fri 24th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
22° 21° 21° 21° 21° 20° 21° 21°
34% 49% 33% 30% 46% 67% 59% 44%
0.0mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
20°
Sat 18th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
9
kmh
8
kmh
15
kmh
19
kmh
22
kmh
18
kmh
13
kmh
8
kmh
1.0m
0.9m
1.0m
1.0m
1.0m
0.8m
0.7m
1.1m
7.8s 7.6s 7.6s 7.9s 8.3s 8.1s 8.1s 8.2s
Sun 19th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
15
kmh
15
kmh
30
kmh
42
kmh
39
kmh
40
kmh
39
kmh
35
kmh
1.0m
0.9m
0.9m
1.3m
1.1m
1.3m
1.4m
1.3m
8.3s 8.4s 8.5s 4.3s 8.3s 5.0s 4.9s 10.7s
Mon 20th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
34
kmh
33
kmh
34
kmh
33
kmh
39
kmh
33
kmh
33
kmh
31
kmh
1.3m
1.3m
1.3m
1.1m
1.3m
1.3m
1.1m
1.1m
10.7s 10.7s 10.8s 10.8s 10.8s 10.8s 10.7s 10.6s
Tue 21st May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
26
kmh
26
kmh
24
kmh
23
kmh
23
kmh
22
kmh
17
kmh
13
kmh
0.9m
0.7m
0.6m
1.0m
1.0m
0.6m
0.5m
0.9m
10.4s 10.6s 10.5s 7.5s 7.6s 10.4s 10.4s 7.8s
Wed 22nd May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
7
kmh
4
kmh
5
kmh
6
kmh
4
kmh
12
kmh
15
kmh
20
kmh
1.1m
0.7m
0.7m
0.6m
0.9m
0.9m
0.9m
0.7m
7.9s 8.0s 8.2s 8.3s 8.3s 8.3s 8.4s 7.7s
Thu 23rd May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
16
kmh
18
kmh
18
kmh
20
kmh
24
kmh
27
kmh
24
kmh
24
kmh
0.7m
0.7m
0.7m
0.6m
0.8m
0.9m
0.9m
0.9m
7.8s 7.7s 7.6s 7.5s 7.5s 7.4s 7.4s 7.3s
Fri 24th May
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
20
kmh
8
kmh
12
kmh
13
kmh
13
kmh
14
kmh
11
kmh
10
kmh
0.9m
0.8m
0.6m
0.5m
0.5m
0.5m
0.7m
0.6m
7.2s 7.2s 5.2s 4.3s 4.4s 4.3s 4.2s 4.2s
Sat 18th May
4:19 AM 10:15 AM 4:46 PM 10:59 PM
1.00 0.20 1.10 0.20
Sun 19th May
5:06 AM 10:57 AM 5:30 PM 11:45 PM
1.00 0.20 1.20 0.20
Mon 20th May
5:50 AM 11:37 AM 6:10 PM
1.00 0.10 1.20
Tue 21st May
12:29 AM 6:32 AM 12:17 PM 6:50 PM
0.10 1.00 0.10 1.30
Wed 22nd May
1:11 AM 7:13 AM 12:56 PM 7:29 PM
0.10 1.00 0.10 1.30
Thu 23rd May
1:52 AM 7:54 AM 1:35 PM 8:08 PM
0.10 1.10 0.10 1.30
Fri 24th May
2:33 AM 8:35 AM 2:16 PM 8:49 PM
0.10 1.10 0.10 1.30
Sat 18th May
21°
2.1mm
22kmh SE
62%
Sun 19th May
18°
2.4mm
40kmh NNE
89%
Mon 20th May
17°
0.0mm
37kmh NNE
57%
Tue 21st May
18°
0.0mm
24kmh NNE
12%
Wed 22nd May
22°
0.0mm
3kmh SSE
4%
Thu 23rd May
22°
0.0mm
23kmh SSW
7%
Fri 24th May
21°
0.1mm
12kmh SSW
45%
Sat 25th May
22°
2.4mm
21kmh SSW
52%
Sun 26th May
21°
2.3mm
22kmh NE
55%
Mon 27th May
23°
1.4mm
16kmh SSW
44%
Tue 28th May
23°
0.2mm
32kmh SSW
25%
Wed 29th May
23°
3.2mm
41kmh SW
55%
Thu 30th May
20°
0.0mm
21kmh W
43%
Fri 31st May
21°
0.0mm
24kmh WNW
15%

In the next 14 days average maximum daily temperatures will be 21° which is warm and pleasant for sunbathing. The average water temperature will be 19° which is comfortable for swimming though some may prefer warmer water. There will be 8 days of very light rain with an average of 1.8mm rain on those days. Average cloud cover will be 40%.

If you are sailing, windsurfing, fishing, surfing etc. in Cape Hatteras don't forget to check the tide and wind and wave conditions

Cape Hatteras Beach Holiday

Cape Hatteras is a popular holiday destination located on the Cape Hatteras Island, Dare County, North Carolina, United States. The area is well-known for its beautiful beaches and diverse wildlife.

Beach Type

The beaches at Cape Hatteras feature mostly yellow sand with occasional patches of coarse sand. The shoreline is lined with sand dunes and sea oats, creating a picturesque setting for beachgoers. The waters around Cape Hatteras are home to several rocky outcroppings and a few reefs, making it an excellent destination for snorkeling and diving enthusiasts.

Beach Activities

  1. Surfing: Cape Hatteras is known as one of the best surfing spots on the East Coast of the United States. Due to its location on the Outer Banks, it receives consistent swells from the Atlantic Ocean, making it an ideal place for experienced surfers as well as beginners.

  2. Fishing: With its location at the confluence of two major ocean currents, Cape Hatteras offers exceptional fishing opportunities. Anglers can enjoy surf fishing from the beach or take a charter boat to fish in deeper waters.

  3. Kiteboarding and Windsurfing: The steady winds that blow across Cape Hatteras make it a popular destination for kiteboarding and windsurfing enthusiasts.

  4. Birdwatching: The Cape Hatteras National Seashore is home to over 350 species of birds, making it an excellent spot for birdwatching.

  5. Beachcombing: Strolling along the shoreline can yield interesting finds such as shells, driftwood, and even shipwreck debris.

Accommodations

There are several beach resorts and hotels in Cape Hatteras that cater to various budgets and preferences. Some popular areas to stay include:

  1. Avon Village: This is a popular area on Hatteras Island with several vacation rental homes, hotels, and resorts. It is also close to the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and has many restaurants and shops nearby.

  2. Buxton: This area is known for its proximity to the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse and features several hotels, motels, and vacation rentals.

  3. Rodanthe: Located in the northern part of Hatteras Island, Rodanthe offers a quieter atmosphere with vacation rentals, campgrounds, and a few hotels available.

Beach Amenities

Cape Hatteras beaches offer several amenities for visitors:

  • Lifeguard stations (seasonally)
  • Public restrooms
  • Outdoor showers
  • Picnic areas
  • Beach access ramps for vehicles (with permit)
  • Beach equipment rentals (chairs, umbrellas, etc.)
  • Nearby shops and restaurants

A holiday at Cape Hatteras promises a memorable experience with its beautiful beaches, exciting water activities, diverse wildlife, and comfortable accommodations. Whether you're looking to relax on the sandy shores or explore the underwater world through snorkeling or diving, Cape Hatteras has something for everyone.

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