High rip current risk at all area beaches

By on May 14, 2022

OBX Beach Conditions
May 14, 2022 Morning Beach Conditions

HIGH rip current risk and cool water temperatures at all area beaches including Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head, Pea Island, Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, Avon, Buxton, Frisco, Hatteras Village and Ocracoke. Watch for storm debris on the beach and in the surf zone. Ocean swimming is not recommended, stay out of the water!

​Strongest rip currents often occur a couple hours either side of low tide, which is around 12:30 pm today.

Mostly cloudy skies with patchy fog for most of today. Showers likely and scattered thunderstorms. Skies should start to clear late afternoon into the evening. High temperatures In the lower 70s. South to southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.  Water Temperatures: Duck Pier…58. Jennettes Pier…58. Oregon Inlet Marina…62. Avon Pier…66.

If help is needed call 911.

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




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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