Bay Creek

Also Known As: Beach Creek, Cape Creek, and Left Branch Cape Creek.



Relatively small coastal waterway connecting larger bodies of water or other waterways.
See also: Channels
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
33.8815638°, -77.9738769°
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US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Bay Creek is covered by the Kure Beach, NC US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Guts

Deep Creek 0.7 mi
Cedar Creek 1.2 mi
Burriss Creek 1.7 mi
Still Creek 1.8 mi
Muddy Slough 2.1 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Smith Island Land 0.4 mi
Cape Creek Water 1.1 mi
Bald Head Creek Water 1.2 mi
Buzzard Bay Water 1.2 mi
Fishing Creek Water 1.3 mi

Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is SOUTHPORT 5 N which is approximately 9 miles away and has an elevation of 20 feet (20 feet higher than Bay Creek). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 5.28" 56.4° 33.5°
February 4.18" 58.3° 35.1°
March 4.47" 64.5° 41.6°
April 3.08" 71.4° 48.7°
May 4.15" 78.1° 57.0°
June 5.04" 84.3° 65.4°
July 6.69" 88.0° 70.1°
August 7.66" 87.4° 68.5°
September 8.93" 83.5° 62.9°
October 3.87" 75.7° 50.9°
November 3.45" 68.4° 43.3°
December 4.19" 59.5° 35.8°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 57% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 84% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 95% of other locations on record.