Morning Beach Conditions
May 23, 2022
MODERATE rip current risk for all Outer Banks beaches. Only experienced surf swimmers who know how to escape a rip current should enter the water. Never swim alone, always take flotation!
Partly sunny, with a high near 71. West wind 8 to 18 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph. UV Index is High. Low tides approximately 9:15 am and 9:30 pm. Water Temperatures: Duck Pier...55. Jennettes Pier...55. Oregon Inlet Marina...82. Rodante Pier…65. Avon Pier...71.
DO NOT dig large holes on the beach - they can be deadly due to the risk of collapse!
If help is needed call 911.
Beach safety information can be found at https://www.weather.gov/safety/ripcurrent
Check out videos and beach safety information featuring Dare County locals offering tips for staying safe while at the beach. These graphics and short videos feature OBX lifeguards, surf photographers and pro surfers, and encourage everyone to “Live like a local - love the beach, respect the ocean.”