October 17, 2021
MODERATE rip current risk at all beaches north of Oregon Inlet including Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, and Nags Head. Only experienced surf swimmers who know how to escape a rip current should enter the water. Never swim alone and always take flotation!
LOW rip current risk south of Oregon Inlet including the beaches at Pea Island, Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, Avon, Buxton. Frisco, Hatteras Village, & Ocracoke. While the risk for rip currents is low, life-threatening rip currents may still be present. Remember LOW risk does not mean NO risk!