Poorly drained wetland, fresh or saltwater, wooded or grassy, possibly covered with open water.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
34.2162802°, -78.6936273°
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56 ft. (17 m.)

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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. Big Bay is covered by the Nakina, NC US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Swamps

Camp Bay 2.2 mi
Cypress Creek Bay 2.8 mi
Cattail Bay 4.2 mi
Mark Pine Bay 4.3 mi
Sand Pit Bay 5.1 mi

Nearby Cities

Nearby Points of Interest

Cypress Creek Bridges Man-made 1.8 mi
Nellie Ford Bridge Man-made 1.9 mi
Boggy Branch Bridge Man-made 1.9 mi
Pleasant Plains Bridge Man-made 2.0 mi
Boggy Branch Water 2.3 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 WHITEVILLE 7 NW which is approximately 15 miles away and has an elevation of 90 feet (34 feet higher than Big Bay). 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 4.37" 56.5° 32.5°
February 3.41" 59.9° 34.4°
March 4.49" 68.0° 40.8°
April 2.94" 76.4° 47.7°
May 4.54" 83.5° 56.5°
June 4.69" 89.3° 64.6°
July 5.64" 92.6° 68.9°
August 5.65" 91.0° 67.4°
September 5.44" 86.3° 61.8°
October 2.99" 77.4° 49.1°
November 2.79" 69.2° 41.4°
December 3.27" 59.6° 34.5°

Summer High Temps

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

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 81% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 82% of other locations on record.