Outer Banks Surf Report-Excellent Conditions Everywhere

A Great Day–And Week–To Be On the Water We must have done something right to please the Surf gods here on the Outer Banks because for the past week we have just about ideal surf conditions… and today was no exception. And it looks as though those conditions are going to continue for the next … Continue reading Outer Banks Surf Report-Excellent Conditions Everywhere

Outer-An Excellent Film on Outer Banks Surfing

The Surfing Culture of the Outer Banks Brought to Life Logan Marshall will be a senior at Manteo High School next year, so it’s hard to imagine that he’s already produced to excellent films on surfing on the Outer Banks. His first film was Limitless, a 22 minute short that had its first showing at … Continue reading Outer-An Excellent Film on Outer Banks Surfing

Spring Weather Brings Wonderful Beach Day

Warm Sand and Spring Weather Comes to the Outer Banks Walking along the Kitty Hawk beach, on a perfect spring day is the perfect way to remember how special the Outer Banks really is. The water is still pretty cold, and the few people who were getting in it had on wet suits, but that didn’t … Continue reading Spring Weather Brings Wonderful Beach Day

Daniel Pullen Named 2018 People’s Choice Artist

Pullen’s Creativity Takes Top Award for the Year Daniel Pullen was just named the Outer Banks 2018 People’s Choice artist and it feels good to know that sometimes the good guys really do win. Daniel, who’s a Hatteras native, is an extraordinarily talented photographer. In a place that with considerable justification, views its wedding photographers … Continue reading Daniel Pullen Named 2018 People’s Choice Artist

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

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

Great OBX Surfing Courtesy of Hurricane Gert

Generally speaking we’re not very big fans of tropical systems and hurricanes here on the Outer Banks. But then along comes a system like Hurricane Gert that is taking the perfect offshore track. Offshore Hurricane Track for Great Surf Conditions That perfect track is well off shore, between the Outer Banks and Bermuda. And the reason … Continue reading Great OBX Surfing Courtesy of Hurricane Gert

Surfing for Autism Comes to Nags Head Beach

Tomorrow morning is the big day for Surfing for Autism. Hundreds of kids affected by the full range of the autism spectrum take to the surf at Jennette’s Pier. This is the 8th time in a row that the local organization Surfing for Autism has put on the event, and it seems to get more … Continue reading Surfing for Autism Comes to Nags Head Beach

Surfing Takes Center Stage in September

There’s a lot of surf action coming up in September and it’s looking as though mid month for anyone who’s in to all things surfing, the Outer Banks is the place to be. Maybe it’s not really “action” but the Surfalorous Film Festival sponsored by the Dare County Arts Council is coming back for its … Continue reading Surfing Takes Center Stage in September

Winter is Wow on the Outer Banks

Now that winter has officially settled on the Outer Banks things will slow down, but that slower pace does not mean there’s nothing to do. Actually there is almost as much to do on the Outer Banks in the winter a there is in the summer, although we will admit that not too many people … Continue reading Winter is Wow on the Outer Banks