Ocean conditions bring powerful rip and longshore currents from Duck to Buxton today

By on September 24, 2021

Dare County
September 24 | Morning Beach Conditions

Visit the Experimental Beach Forecast Webpage and click on the beach area of your choice for more information, or click a beach umbrella for the detailed, beach forecast.

HIGH rip current risk at the beaches of Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head, Pea Island, Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, Avon, and Buxton. Ocean conditions will bring powerful rip and longshore currents from Duck to 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 4:35 pm today.

For the beaches north of Oregon Inlet expect partly sunny skies with high temperatures in the mid 70s. North winds around 20 mph.

For Hatteras Island beaches expect mostly cloudy skies with a slight chance of showers.  High temperatures in the upper 70s with north winds around 20 mph.

If help is needed call 911.

Beach safety information can be found at https://www.weather.gov/safety/ripcurrent

 

 

 



NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING TO REVIEW PLANS FOR AN OUTER BANKS EVENT CENTER
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.


 



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