Natural depression or relatively low area enclosed by higher land.
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
34.6490581°, -78.2099955°
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82 ft. (25 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. Bear Bay is covered by the Harrells, NC US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Basins

Dismal Bay 4.5 mi
Colvins Bay 5.4 mi

Nearby Cities

Ivanhoe, NC 3 mi
Harrells, NC 5 mi
Atkinson, NC 9 mi
Delway, NC 11 mi
Wallace, NC 14 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Royal Chapel Cemetery Man-made 0.9 mi
Kings Bay Water 0.9 mi
Peterson Cemetery Man-made 0.9 mi
Peterson Cemetery Man-made 1.0 mi
Robinson Cemetery Man-made 1.2 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 WILLARD 4 SW which is approximately 9 miles away and has an elevation of 55 feet (27 feet lower than Bear 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 4.49" 56.7° 34.8°
February 3.53" 60.7° 36.6°
March 4.43" 68.7° 42.6°
April 3.06" 76.8° 49.3°
May 4.10" 82.8° 58.3°
June 5.14" 88.1° 65.8°
July 7.12" 91.3° 70.2°
August 6.54" 89.9° 69.1°
September 6.22" 85.4° 63.9°
October 3.16" 76.6° 52.4°
November 2.99" 68.5° 44.1°
December 3.42" 59.9° 37.0°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are higher than 76% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are higher than 86% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are higher than 88% of other locations on record.