Body of missing swimmer found; rip current threat remains high

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For Ocracoke news, click here. This article has been updated. The body of a missing 30-year-old man from Lewisburg, Pa., was found off Corolla Beach about...

A second swimming fatality occurs on Outer Banks

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Friday, July 22, 2016 By Connie Leinbach A second drowning in two days occurred this afternoon (July 22) in Frisco, Dare County, the Cape Hatteras National Seashore...

Lifeguards: Protecting lives on Ocracoke

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By T.L. Grace West While I sat on the lifeguard stand interviewing our two supervising lifeguards, I was impressed with their vigilance--their eyes constantly scanning...

Rescue highlights need to avoid the ocean when rip current risks...

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  Enhanced risk of rip currents here forecast for Sunday From the Cape Hatteras National Seashore A rescue of two children from the ocean in Frisco by...

Rip current warning today

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US National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC urges beach-goers to BE CAREFUL if at local beaches today! The risk of rip currents will be...

Swimmers beware: Learn about rip currents in Ocracoke waters

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Editor’s note: For tips about spotting good or dangerous water, see story here  National Park Service is working on increased rip current education on Ocracoke...

Ohio man dies in Atlantic Ocean near Buxton

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A 53-year-old Ohio man apparently drowned today in the ocean off Buxton, the Cape Hatteras National Seashore has reported. The fatality occurred around noon less...

Dangerous rip currents expected on Outer Banks this weekend but no...

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From our news services The National Weather Forecast Service out of Newport/Morehead City today (Sept. 30) is warning that despite Hurricane Sam remaining well out...

They floated; they lived: Calm water does not mean safe water

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For Ocracoke news, click here. By Connie Leinbach September on Ocracoke brings many late summer visitors, and although the paid lifeguards at the Lifeguard Beach are gone, the dangerous rip currents...
Southpoint beach, Ocracoke NC

High threat of rip currents remain in effect today

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The National Weather Service out of Newport/Morehead City said that the rip current risk will remain high in Eastern North Carolina through Wednesday evening. This is...