By Outer Banks Voice on September 19, 2021
HIGH rip current risk continues today at the beaches of Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head, Pea Island, Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, Avon, and Buxton. Ocean swimming is not recommended, obey RED flags and stay out of the water!
MODERATE rip current risk south of Cape Hatteras including Frisco, Hatteras Village, & Ocracoke. Only experienced surf swimmers who know how to escape a rip current should enter the water. Never swim alone, always take flotation!
Strongest rip currents often occur a couple hours either side of low tide which occurs around 1 pm today.
Mostly sunny skies with high temperature in the 80s. Northerly winds 5 to 10 mph.
If help is needed call 911.
Beach safety information can be found at https://www.weather.gov/safety/ripcurrent