Hurricane Maria Effects Southern Outer Banks

Hurricane Maria Effects on Outer Banks Even though the center of Hurricane Maria is going to remain far out to sea, as a precautionary step Ocracoke and Hatteras Island have evacuated all visitors. This does not effect the northern Outer Banks—Nags Head to Corolla—at all. The concern in this case is ocean overwash, especially north of … Continue reading Hurricane Maria Effects Southern Outer Banks

Surfalorus Weekend on the Outer Banks

It’s Surfalorus weekend on the Outer Banks. The 6th annual showing of all films surf related kicked off tonight at Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head. Typically when we talk about a film festival we hit the highlights…point to some film that looks outstanding, and make recommendations. Limitless This year, however, we may already have had … Continue reading Surfalorus Weekend on the Outer Banks

ESA Championships Overcome Tough Conditions

Tough Conditions for ESA Championships Somehow the organizers of the Eastern Surf Association (ESA) Championships managed to get two days of competition into one on Sunday. And a good thing they did because surf conditions today are horrible—a classic example of being blown out. Onshore winds from the northeast 25-30 with stronger gusts; waves 7-10’, … Continue reading ESA Championships Overcome Tough Conditions

Rip Current Basics-Some Safety Tips

We had nice warm day today on the Outer Banks—a great day to get an ocean swim in. Beautiful ocean temperatures. The surf was beginning to come up but it wasn’t too bad. What is a Rip Curent Today though, might be the last day to get in the ocean for a few days, though. … Continue reading Rip Current Basics-Some Safety Tips

A Great Day to Fly a Kite on the Beach

Near Perfect Conditions for Kite Flying It was a great day to fly a kite on an Outer Banks beach. The wind was from the northeast at a steady 15mph, which is the perfect direction for a great time in a beautiful setting. Someone had a small dragon kite in the sky, it’s red tail … Continue reading A Great Day to Fly a Kite on the Beach

Visitors Still Fill Outer Banks Roads

Visitors Extend Outer Banks Stay It’s the week after Labor Day and the roads are still filled with our visitors. That’s great. Here at Joe Lamb Jr., & Associates we love our guests and we’re thrilled so many have decided to stay another week. The big news, of course, up and down the East Coast is … Continue reading Visitors Still Fill Outer Banks Roads

Eclipse Captures Outer Banks Imagination

We didn’t have a total eclipse of the sun on the Outer Banks. Somewhere around 80%, so it wasn’t immediately noticeable on the ground. The light though that does filter through at that point has an odd quality to it. A little bit dull, a little bit yellow, it’s still sunlight, but different. The real … Continue reading Eclipse Captures Outer Banks Imagination