Live video from Frying Pan Shoals Light Tower off Cape Fear

By on September 13, 2018

This is a live video feed from the Frying Pan Shoals Light Tower, 39 miles off the tip of Cape Fear and the southeast N.C. coast.

The center of Florence is forecast to pass near the tower, which has been converted into a bed-and-breakfast. Details at




County Dare, North Carolina
Dare County Tourism Board

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Visitors Bureau will hold a public meeting to review the plans for an Outer Banks Event Center. The meeting will take place on Monday, June 6, 2022 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Keeper’s Galley building at Haven on the Banks, 115 Dove Street, Nags Head North Carolina 27959.

Still in the conceptual phase, the Event Center is intended to provide suitable and flexible space for year-round events, concerts, sports, meetings, smaller tradeshows, galas and any number of other uses. Learn more about the benefits for visitors and residents and how the Event Center is planned to complement the new Soundside boardwalk that is being designed.

Staff will be on hand to answer any questions. For additional information, please visit our Event Center FAQ page.



  • alex perez


    Thursday, Sep 13 @ 12:53 pm
  • Bill

    awww, the camera moved away from the flag… so sad

    Thursday, Sep 13 @ 4:10 pm
  • Bill

    Great job on the camera, flag is back! yay

    Thursday, Sep 13 @ 4:14 pm
  • Louis

    If anything is left of the B&B, it is a tough structure.

    Friday, Sep 14 @ 2:56 am
  • Bill

    Is that in the eye now? And who changed the flag?
    Great job!

    Friday, Sep 14 @ 6:53 am
  • Sam Walker

    Looks like the feed failed at some point and its just showing highlights.

    Friday, Sep 14 @ 10:06 am
  • will outres

    Looks mighty calm for a hurricane closing in.

    Friday, Sep 14 @ 9:43 am
  • Chris

    Bill, I think the feed is showing old footage today, not live conditions. I wonder if the cam is out of service.

    Friday, Sep 14 @ 10:01 am