Powerful Winds, Rain and Pounding Surf-OBX Experiences Nor’Easter

The winds are howling, the seas are building to 10-14’ and the rain was coming down in sheets earlier. Thankfully, the rain has let up for the time being, but a curtain call is predicted for tomorrow. All the elements are there for a classic nor’easter—and that’s what this is. This is the same system … Continue reading Powerful Winds, Rain and Pounding Surf-OBX Experiences Nor’Easter

Hot Days, Cold Waters on the Outer Banks

Hot Days Create Cold Waters The daytime temperature have been pretty hot on the Outer Banks for the past couple of days. Actually, the summer overall, has been warm with most days over 90. That heat hasn’t transferred to the ocean, though. It’s a shock to the system hitting jumping into the water when the … Continue reading Hot Days, Cold Waters on the Outer Banks

What’s with the OBX Summer Surfing Waves?

Somehow the legendary surf of the Outer Banks just doesn’t seem to be happening this summer. Actually this summer isn’t a lot different than any other summer . . . Outer Banks, summertime, big waves . . . just isn’t going to happen. Dr. Jeff Hanson has been studying waves just about his entire adult … Continue reading What’s with the OBX Summer Surfing Waves?