Morning Beach Conditions
October 6, 2022
MODERATE rip current risk at all beaches today from Duck to Ocracoke. Only experienced surf swimmers who know how to escape a rip current should enter the ocean. Never swim alone and always take flotation!
Strongest rip currents often occur a couple hours either side of low tide, which occurs around 1105 am today.
Partly to mostly sunny skies today with temperatures in the upper 60s. Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Water Temperatures: Duck Pier...67. Jennettes Pier...66. Oregon Inlet Marina...63. Rodanthe Pier...66. Avon Pier...72.
Ocean Rescue staffing is at off season levels. Most beaches are covered by a roving patrol. If help is needed, know your location and call 911!
More beach safety info at: https://www.weather.gov/beach/mhx
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.”