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Old 10-04-2011, 06:53 AM
 
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My husband, toddler and I recently moved from California to the seacoast of New Hampshire. My husband is having a really hard time because he's been an ocean man his whole life and the surf here isnt as good as we thought it may be. Fortunately, he works remotely so we can live anywhere as long as he has a phone and computer.

My question is how is the surf in NC? What areas of NC are good for surfing?
Also, would you consider NC a good place to raise children? How are the schools, cost of living, crime rate...? Which neighborhoods are considered really good and which should we stay away from?

Thanks in advance for all your help!
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Old 10-04-2011, 12:41 PM
 
Location: Eastern NC
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Consider Nags Head, Kitty Hawk,Southern Shores and Kill Devil Hills . Great surfing here, most say the best on east coast. Martins Point is a high end neighborhood, Kitty Hawk Estates is nice, Colington Harbour has a bit of everything from small homes to million dollar homes on the bay. Basically anything on soundside is where locals live. Tourist rent on oceanside. Great school on the beach. Not so great in Manteo. OBBC is a popular surf shop. Good luck !
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Old 10-04-2011, 08:37 PM
 
Location: Durm
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Check out Surf Carolina Magazine

Surf Carolina Magazine - Home Page

The publisher lives in Carolina Beach - you should see his pictures on Facebook. Amazing!

He does a daily surf report (Carolina Beach) on Youtube:

SurfCarolinaMagazine's Channel - YouTube
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