Until modified in accordance with law, the boundaries of the Town of North Topsail Beach are as follows:
   Beginning at a point near the northern limit of Surf City and in the Intracoastal Waterway having N.C. Grid coordinates of North 260,907 East 2,445,050; thence along the Intracoastal Waterway North 47 degrees 04 minutes 23 seconds East 6015.6 feet; thence North 65 degrees 26 minutes 28 seconds East 44,583.2 feet; thence North 26 degrees 49 minutes 19 seconds East 7278.0 feet; thence North 08 degrees 08 minutes 23 seconds East 5021.5 feet; thence North 58 degrees 53 minutes 00 seconds East 7008.4 feet to a point in New River Inlet; thence leaving said Intracoastal Waterway and along New River Inlet South 00 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East 12,621.8 feet to a point in the Atlantic Ocean 1200 feet offshore; thence running parallel to the shoreline South 58 degrees 52 minutes 39 seconds West 59,111.2 feet to a point in the Atlantic Ocean 700 feet offshore and lying near the northern limit of Surf City; thence along the Surf City line North 38 degrees 31 minutes 30 seconds West 6,978.8 feet to the point and place of beginning; containing 8,900 acres more or less and being all of Topsail Island which lies north of the current city limits of Surf City.