Morning Beach Conditions
May 11, 2021
MODERATE rip current risk south of Cape Hatteras including Frisco, Hatteras Village, & Ocracoke. Only experienced surf swimmers who know how to escape a rip current should enter the water. Never swim alone, always take flotation!
LOW rip current risk at all beaches north of Cape Hatteras from Buxton to Duck. While the risk for rip currents is low, life-threatening rip currents may still be present. Remember LOW risk does not mean NO risk!
Strongest rip currents often occur a couple hours either side of low tide, which is around 155 pm today.
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.”