High rip current risk south of Cape Hatteras

By on August 11, 2022

Dare County
August 11 | Morning Beach Conditions

NWS Experimental Beach Forecast Webpage: 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 south of Cape Hatteras including Frisco, Hatteras Village, & Ocracoke. Ocean conditions will bring dangerous rip currents. Ocean swimming is not recommended, stay out of the water.

LOW rip current risk at the ocean beaches of Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head, Pea Island, Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, Avon, and Buxton. Remember LOW risk does not mean NO risk.

Strongest rip currents often occur a couple hours either side of low tide, which occurs around 1:15 pm today.

On the northern beaches expect partly sunny skies. Showers and thunderstorms are likely. High temperature in the upper 80s. West winds around 10 mph.

On Hatteras Island expect mostly sunny skies with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. High temperature in the mid 80s. West winds around 15 mph.

Water temperatures: Duck Pier…61. Jennettes Pier..63. Oregon Inlet Marina…87. Rodanthe Pier…82. Avon Pier…84.

If help is needed call 911!

More beach safety info at: https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx




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