About Bogue Pier

The Bogue Inlet Pier is one of the best waves in Emerald Isle. This place has some good shorebreak when it's on, and the Point (it's not really a point) breaks similar to the pier, except that it's better on a bigger swell.

Source: Bogue Pier Surf Guide

Ability Level

All Abilities

Beg Int Adv

Novice up to the best local surfers depending on the surf.

Local Vibe

Doable

Welcoming Intimidating

Locals are pretty mellow.

Crowd Factor

Mellow

Mellow Heavy

Fairly mellow.

Spot Rating

Fun

Poor Perfect

Waves on both sides of the pier depending on the swell direction.

Shoulder Burn

Light

Light Exhausting

Pretty mellow unless there is a big E or SE swell and the current kicks in.

Water Quality

Clean

Clean Dirty

Not bad.

Additional Information

Hazards

Fisherfolk.

Access

Current rates: $5 for 1st hour or $20 per day Fri, Sat, Sun & Holidays only.

Bring Your

Shortboard, fish, funboard, longboard, sup, skimming, bodyboard, bodysurfing, kiteboard

Seabed

Sand

Best Season

Storm dependent: tropical cyclones in the late summer and fall with frontal activity from late fall through winter into spring.

Swell Consistency and Wind Overview

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