There are great surfing spots on the Outer Banks. Actually, there are numerous surf spots down south that would be considered much better than the 4×4 beach, located in the most northern part of the Outer Banks. The waves are typically bigger and more performance oriented. I agree with that notion, but I also know that there are days where I wouldn’t want to be anywhere else.
Each year, the Outer Banks hosts a variety of surfing competitions in the late summer timeframe. Many surfers travel from afar, and many more are locals, privileged to be surfing in their own backyard.