Overview of Area in Southport/Oak Island/Bald Head, NC

Located near the mouth of the Cape Fear River, south of Wilmington, Southport, a beautiful little town with historic homes and a history of pirates, awaits discovery. Once the home of fishermen and seafarers, Southport is now a vacation destination that offers welcome to those who love the water, antiques, fishing and boating. Year round residents enjoy a leisurely lifestyle and are happy to share it with visitors.

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While North Carolina’s southern coastal towns boast temperate climate and plenty of sunshine, they are not immune to the seasonal changes. During the summer months, temperatures reach the 80s and mainly fluctuate within that range, though they can climb into the 90s. The warmest month of the year is July, with an average maximum temperature of 89.9 degrees and a 63 percent humidity index. During the winter months, temperatures tend to be in the 40s, but can fluctuate up or down by about 15 degrees. The coldest month is January, with an average minimum temperature of 35.8 degrees.

It should be kept in mind that June 1 to November 30 are considered the Atlantic hurricane season, and the North Carolina coast can potentially lie in a storm’s path.

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