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2nd August 2015
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Just Keep Swimming! Sea Turtle Release in Nags Head

2nd August 2015

There will be a chance to take part in a unique opportunity tomorrow, August 3rd, as you witness three green sea turtles–Augie, Crab, and Seabiscuit–being released back into the wild around 8:30 am at the Nags Head Town Hall public beach access. These three troopers have been spending time at the aquarium’s Sea Turtle Assistance and Rehabilitation Center and will be ...

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Corolla Surf Report 8/2/2015

2nd August 2015

I took these pictures just south of the horse fence. High tide is an hour away (9:48 AM). At this posting the surf is breaking right on shore. But if you wait until 10:30 AM, there will be well defined sandbars that will start to break. Corolla has a water temp of 75 degrees Fahrenheit. Equipment of Choice: Mini Longboard/Longboard, ...

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Corolla Surf Report 8/1/2015

1st August 2015

I just took these pictures just north of the lighthouse ramp road. At this posting, we have waist high surf and a wind out of the ESE. The tide is going to need to drop before the sandbars start working. But you should be to get your longboard out & catch some rights. With the on-shore wind, H2O has jumped ...

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Corolla wind report for 8/1/15

1st August 2015

Yea, it’s August….already!  Summer is going quick. Don’t worry about kiting today, surf is calling!  The wind is light and variable right now making it pretty friggin hot. It is forecasted to bump up a little toward the end of the day, but don’t get your hopes up.  Keep your eye on Monday. Looks like we might get some strong ...

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Rodanthe Surf Report 8/1/15

1st August 2015

1-3′ E & SE swell mix with SSE winds this morning. Expect knee-thigh high surf breaking on the beach with some surface texture as we ease out of high tide. Wave height should remain about the same thru the day with winds expected to shift more Southerly in the pm adding a bit more chop.

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Currituck County: Your Offseason Hunting Destination

31st July 2015

Are you an outdoor sportsman with a passion for hunting? If so, the Currituck Outer Banks and Mainland is the place for you! Currituck County is one of the most renowned hunting destinations in the state as well as the entire east coast. The area offers exceptional hunting throughout most of the year, based on what game is in season. Keep in mind that much of the best hunting that takes place in Currituck is during the off season, ...

An Evening Out in Corolla

31st July 2015

Whether you're heading to the Currituck Outer Banks with your significant other or you're packing up the entire extended family for a beach vacation in the sun, a night away while you're on vacay never hurt anyone. In fact, it's a great idea! While enjoying the coastal village of Corolla during your next Currituck Outer Banks getaway, step out for the evening with that special someone and check out one of these tasty eateries ...

News Conference Regarding Local Implications of Senate’s Proposal to Redistribute Sales Tax Scheduled for 9 a.m. Monday, August 3, 2015

31st July 2015

Dare County, NC – County and Town officials, joined by local business and industry leaders, will host a news conference at 9 a.m. on Monday, … Read More

Town Council to Meet on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

31st July 2015

The Duck Town Council will hold its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. in the Duck Meeting Hall at 1200 Duck … Read More

Corolla Surf Report 7/31/2015

31st July 2015

Corolla has size: butt to waist high. Surface conditions are semi-choppy but not enough to discourage anyone from going surfing. Last night’s west wind brought H20 down to 63 degrees Fahrenheit, so you might need a spring suit. We are hoping that tomorrow brings an increase in wave height: NOTE: PLEASE USE OUR ON-LINE SERVICE TO BOOK YOUR SURF LESSONS. ...

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Rodanthe Surf Report 7/31/15

31st July 2015

1-3′ E & SE swell mix this morning with light NW winds. We’re peaked out at high tide this morning so mostly knee-waist high shore pound. Thanks for checking obxsurfinfo.com

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Town of Duck Seeks to Fill Planning Board Member Seat

30th July 2015

The Town of Duck is seeking a new member on the Duck Planning Board to fulfill an unexpired term that ends May 1, 2016, after … Read More

Town of Duck Hires New Police Chief

30th July 2015

 

Duck, NC –Christopher Layton, Town Manager, is pleased to announce the appointment of John R. Cueto as the Town’s new Chief of Police. Cueto … Read More

Corolla Surf Report 7/30/2015

30th July 2015

Wave height is knee-cap to waist. I would classify today as a tide dependent day. The wind is out of the ESE (as well as the swell). As long as wind speed stays down, surface conditions will remain semi-clean. I would recommend checking the surf around 10-10:30ish and see if you favorite sandbar is working for you. NOTE: TONIGHT: 7:00 ...

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Corolla wind report for 7/29/15

29th July 2015

Still waiting and waiting for some decent wind. Today and tomorrow might have a little something SE in the afternoon. Right now it’s almost nothing but keep checking the report for increasing speeds. We just got a whole new quiver of 2016 Slingshot Rally’s. Come up and take them for a spin.      

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Corolla Surf Report 7/29/2015

29th July 2015

Wednesday’s conditons are the same as yesterday’s surf. Wave height is thigh high with the swell coming out of the ESE which means there are mostly rights. As long as the wind stays down, it will be a longboard day and tide dependent. Start checking out your favorite break around 10:00AM. NOTE: WE ARE GETTING READY FOR OUR JOLYN CLOTHING/TENT ...

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Rodanthe Surf Report 7/29/15

29th July 2015

1-2′ swell this morning with light onshore winds. Just pulling out of an am high tide so most surf is breaking right on the beach. The noon low tide should start to produce some knee-thigh high textured surf. Thanks for checking OBXSURFINFO.COM!

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Sending thanks to a restaurant with a big heart

29th July 2015
Sarah Young of Charlottesville, VA told the Sentinel she was visiting the Outer Banks with her baby daughter Clare Marie and other family members last week for vacation and experienced an act of kindn

Nags Head shines at South Atlantic Regional Lifeguard Competition

29th July 2015
Nags Head Ocean Rescue members traveled to Carolina Beach recently to compete in the 2015 South Atlantic Regional Lifeguard Competition. With two to three-foot surf and sunny skies, Nags Head's guards