By Anonymous, 23-09-2007 coves good - I surf it all the time... the second cove (coming from southport) breaks like a point break.. and southports on the intercoastal... so don’t go into southport looking for waves. if you want to get beat up you can surf the sandstone slab towards kure beach too... one of the only reefs on the east coast. By Anonymous, 16-03-2007 its pretty good - it always has a break if the waves are over 2 feet... and anytime you go down there while its raining its goin to be clean and good size By ethanlovestosurf, 22-09-2006 yo - surfed it last week way sick lil left if was bigger fort fisher was goin off though like waist rib lil barrels By AC Underground, 25-04-2006 The Cove - Surfed the area throughout the eighties. Really only saw the place epic a few times. Overhead and lined up like a true pont break. Very, very fickle. Every break has its day though. You just need to know what tide, swell direction & wave height/ period lights it up. Once known, then she’s all yours. The buoys will tell you when to go! Conditions were best at The Cove when a northeasterly swell hit, because it would wrap around the coquina reef and break six to eight feet for 15-20 seconds all the way to the southern boulders, earning the nickname Rincon East. The famed surf spot at Rincon, California, is also a very long point break set in a cove. “When we were 12 years old, we would haul out to The Cove from Wrightsville Beach. Nobody went to Masonboro back then except in summer,” recalls Bill Curry, East Coast Hall of Fame surfer and Wrightsville Beach resident. “We would load up in the car and go down and catch The Cove. That’s just a memory that I cherish because you could catch some really, really good Fort Fisher Historic Museum North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher Fort Fisher State Recreation Area Bald Head Island the cove Beach erosion, showing the road washed out, at Fort Fisher in 1946. Walter Winner’s pier house shown top left.
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