Carolina Beach, NC Tides (2024)

Carolina Beach, NC Tides

Marine Forecast: Surf City to Cape Fear

  • TIDES

Carolina Beach, NC Tides (2)

DateTimeFeetTide
Mon Jun 10 11:42pm 4.74 ft High Tide
Tue Jun 11 6:11am 0.29 ft Low Tide
Tue Jun 11 12:13pm 3.34 ft High Tide
Tue Jun 11 5:50pm 0.53 ft Low Tide
Wed Jun 12 12:28am 4.38 ft High Tide
Wed Jun 12 6:56am 0.40 ft Low Tide
Wed Jun 12 1:06pm 3.35 ft High Tide
Wed Jun 12 6:46pm 0.73 ft Low Tide
Thu Jun 13 1:15am 4.05 ft High Tide
Thu Jun 13 7:41am 0.48 ft Low Tide
Thu Jun 13 2:00pm 3.44 ft High Tide
Thu Jun 13 7:46pm 0.88 ft Low Tide
Fri Jun 14 2:03am 3.74 ft High Tide
Fri Jun 14 8:23am 0.50 ft Low Tide
Fri Jun 14 2:54pm 3.61 ft High Tide
Fri Jun 14 8:48pm 0.96 ft Low Tide
Sat Jun 15 2:52am 3.49 ft High Tide
Sat Jun 15 9:04am 0.49 ft Low Tide
Sat Jun 15 3:45pm 3.84 ft High Tide
Sat Jun 15 9:50pm 0.94 ft Low Tide
Sun Jun 16 3:42am 3.31 ft High Tide
Sun Jun 16 9:45am 0.44 ft Low Tide
Sun Jun 16 4:33pm 4.11 ft High Tide
Sun Jun 16 10:48pm 0.84 ft Low Tide
Mon Jun 17 4:33am 3.20 ft High Tide
Mon Jun 17 10:26am 0.35 ft Low Tide
Mon Jun 17 5:19pm 4.40 ft High Tide
Mon Jun 17 11:41pm 0.70 ft Low Tide
Tue Jun 18 5:21am 3.15 ft High Tide
Tue Jun 18 11:09am 0.25 ft Low Tide
Tue Jun 18 6:02pm 4.69 ft High Tide
Wed Jun 19 12:29am 0.53 ft Low Tide
Wed Jun 19 6:09am 3.17 ft High Tide
Wed Jun 19 11:52am 0.13 ft Low Tide
Wed Jun 19 6:45pm 4.96 ft High Tide
Thu Jun 20 1:14am 0.36 ft Low Tide
Thu Jun 20 6:55am 3.22 ft High Tide
Thu Jun 20 12:35pm 0.01 ft Low Tide
Thu Jun 20 7:28pm 5.19 ft High Tide
Fri Jun 21 1:58am 0.21 ft Low Tide
Fri Jun 21 7:40am 3.29 ft High Tide
Fri Jun 21 1:20pm -0.11 ft Low Tide
Fri Jun 21 8:12pm 5.38 ft High Tide
Sat Jun 22 2:41am 0.08 ft Low Tide
Sat Jun 22 8:26am 3.38 ft High Tide
Sat Jun 22 2:06pm -0.19 ft Low Tide
Sat Jun 22 8:56pm 5.49 ft High Tide
Sun Jun 23 3:25am -0.01 ft Low Tide
Sun Jun 23 9:13am 3.48 ft High Tide
Sun Jun 23 2:53pm -0.24 ft Low Tide
Sun Jun 23 9:41pm 5.51 ft High Tide
Mon Jun 24 4:09am -0.08 ft Low Tide
Mon Jun 24 10:01am 3.59 ft High Tide
Mon Jun 24 3:43pm -0.22 ft Low Tide
Mon Jun 24 10:28pm 5.43 ft High Tide
Tue Jun 25 4:55am -0.13 ft Low Tide
Tue Jun 25 10:53am 3.73 ft High Tide
Tue Jun 25 4:37pm -0.14 ft Low Tide
Tue Jun 25 11:17pm 5.24 ft High Tide
Wed Jun 26 5:41am -0.16 ft Low Tide
Wed Jun 26 11:48am 3.90 ft High Tide
Wed Jun 26 5:35pm 0.00 ft Low Tide
Thu Jun 27 12:07am 4.96 ft High Tide
Thu Jun 27 6:29am -0.19 ft Low Tide
Thu Jun 27 12:46pm 4.11 ft High Tide
Thu Jun 27 6:37pm 0.16 ft Low Tide
Fri Jun 28 1:00am 4.61 ft High Tide
Fri Jun 28 7:18am -0.21 ft Low Tide
Fri Jun 28 1:47pm 4.35 ft High Tide
Fri Jun 28 7:46pm 0.30 ft Low Tide
Sat Jun 29 1:57am 4.24 ft High Tide
Sat Jun 29 8:09am -0.23 ft Low Tide
Sat Jun 29 2:49pm 4.63 ft High Tide
Sat Jun 29 8:57pm 0.37 ft Low Tide
Sun Jun 30 2:57am 3.90 ft High Tide
Sun Jun 30 9:03am -0.25 ft Low Tide
Sun Jun 30 3:51pm 4.91 ft High Tide
Sun Jun 30 10:08pm 0.36 ft Low Tide
Mon Jul 1 3:59am 3.65 ft High Tide
Mon Jul 1 9:57am -0.26 ft Low Tide
Mon Jul 1 4:51pm 5.16 ft High Tide

Wilmington NC Radar

Southeast Radar

ONSHORE:
CAROLINA BEACH Partly Cloudy 67°F Winds: N 3 MPH
KURE BEACH Partly Cloudy 67°F Winds: N 3 MPH
WILMINGTON Overcast 70°F Winds: NNW 3 MPH
NEARBY TIDES:
Cape Fear, NC High Tide 4.97 ft 11:28pm
Wrightsville Beach, NC High Tide 4.11 ft 11:29pm
Bald Head, Cape Fear River, NC High Tide 4.58 ft 11:43pm
LOCAL MARINE FORECAST:
Surf City to Cape Fear W Winds 5 Knots
NEARBY MARINE FORECASTS:
Cape Lookout to Surf City Sw Winds 5 - 10 Knots
Cape Fear to Little River Inlet W Winds 5 Knots
OFFSHORE:
Cape Fear to 31N Ssw Winds 5 - 15 Knots
Carolina Beach, NC Tides (2024)

FAQs

What is the tide schedule for Carolina Beach? ›

Carolina Beach, NC Tide Chart
Day1st High1st Low
Sun (6/9)10:21 AM 3.45 ft4:20 AM 0.25 ft
Mon (6/10)11:09 AM 3.37 ft5:04 AM 0.37 ft
Tue (6/11)11:57 AM 3.32 ft5:49 AM 0.48 ft
Wed (6/12)12:07 AM 3.90 ft6:34 AM 0.55 ft
2 more rows

What time is high tide today in North Carolina? ›

Today's tide times for Wilmington, North Carolina

The predicted tide times today on Thursday 06 June 2024 for Wilmington are: first low tide at 4:47am, first high tide at 10:04am, second low tide at 4:42pm, second high tide at 10:37pm. Sunrise is at 5:59am and sunset is at 8:21pm.

How often do king tides occur in NC? ›

According to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration tide schedules, king tides occur regularly and are expected to occur five more times during the year.

What time is the lowest tide? ›

Today's tide times for Los Angeles, California

The predicted tide times today on Wednesday 12 June 2024 for Los Angeles are: first high tide at 1:17am, first low tide at 8:54am, second high tide at 4:19pm, second low tide at 9:20pm. Sunrise is at 5:42am and sunset is at 8:04pm.

What time of month is highest tide? ›

In a lunar month the highest tides occur at the time of the new moon and full moon (when the gravitational forces of the sun and moon are in line).

How long does it take for the tide to start going out? ›

Because the Earth rotates through two tidal “bulges” every lunar day, coastal areas experience two high and two low tides every 24 hours and 50 minutes. High tides occur 12 hours and 25 minutes apart. It takes six hours and 12.5 minutes for the water at the shore to go from high to low, or from low to high.

Why is it called a king tide? ›

Over the last decade the concept of “king tides” has become a common colloquial term to describe higher than normal high tides. The terminology originated in 2009, when Australia experienced their highest seasonal tides in almost 20 years.

How rare is a king tide? ›

King tides are a normal occurrence once or twice every year in coastal areas. In the United States, they are predicted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

When in the month do the highest tides occur? ›

When the sun, moon, and Earth are in alignment (at the time of the new or full moon), the solar tide has an additive effect on the lunar tide, creating extra-high high tides, and very low, low tides—both commonly called spring tides.

What are super tides? ›

But every once in a while — in particular, once every 18 years — you not only get spring tides right at one of the equinoxes, you get it coincident with a perigee Moon, and hence you get the maximum of all possible tidal effects: a supertide!

Is low tide a good time to swim? ›

During high tides, swimming is no problem. But during low tides, the water can be so low that it uncovers mussel beds, a mucky section of bottom, and various other debris that isn't fun to walk over or swim through. Thus, we schedule swims to start and end within two hours of high tide to avoid all that gross stuff.

What causes high tide? ›

They are caused by the gravitational forces exerted on the earth by the moon, and to a lesser extent, the sun. When the highest point in the wave, or the crest, reaches a coast, the coast experiences a high tide.

What time is high tide Charleston SC? ›

Today's tide times for Charleston: Wednesday 12 June 2024
TideTime (EDT)& DateHeight
High Tide00:48 AM(Wed 12 June)5.2 ft (1.58 m)
Low Tide7:08 AM(Wed 12 June)0.74 ft (0.23 m)
High Tide1:28 PM(Wed 12 June)4.41 ft (1.34 m)
Low Tide7:17 PM(Wed 12 June)0.98 ft (0.3 m)

Is high tide when the tide is in or out? ›

Tides originate in the oceans and progress toward the coastlines where they appear as the regular rise and fall of the sea surface. When the highest part, or crest of the wave reaches a particular location, high tide occurs; low tide corresponds to the lowest part of the wave, or its trough.

What time is high tide and low tide at Holden Beach North Carolina? ›

Today's tide times for Holden Beach: Monday 10 June 2024
TideTime (EDT)& DateHeight
Low Tide5:00 AM(Mon 10 June)-0.3 ft (-0.09 m)
High Tide10:53 AM(Mon 10 June)3.7 ft (1.13 m)
Low Tide4:59 PM(Mon 10 June)-0.33 ft (-0.1 m)
High Tide11:23 PM(Mon 10 June)4.5 ft (1.37 m)

What time is best for tide pools? ›

We recommend visiting the tidepools on a day with a low tide of 1.5 ft. or less. We also suggest that you arrive about an hour before low tide so that you have ample time to explore while the tide is still receding.

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