Whales, Sharks Swim Past Outer Banks

It’s migration time out in the Atlantic Ocean off the Outer Banks. We had some whales—probably humpback—feeding within 100 yards of the Kitty Hawk shoreline on Monday. Over the weekend, three tagged great white sharks pinged a few miles off the coast. it’s a typical pattern of life in the sea. There’s a tendency to … Continue reading Whales, Sharks Swim Past Outer Banks

Outer Banks Humpback Whale Highway

Sticking out into the Atlantic Ocean the way the Outer Banks does, there is a sense that nature is passing right by our doorstep. This winter we seem to be getting an amazing sample of the wonders of the sea. Humpback whales have always migrated past the Outer Banks, and there have been a couple … Continue reading Outer Banks Humpback Whale Highway