Special Weather Statement

The following area is affected:

  • Mainland Dare

Outer Banks Dare-
Including the cities of Kitty Hawk, Nags Head, Manteo, Rodanthe,
Buxton, and Hatteras Village
1200 PM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...Strong Rip Currents Observed Between Avon and Rodanthe...

Localized strong rip currents and multiple rescues were occurring
between Avon and Rodanthe, according to Hatteras Island Rescue
personnel. The most likely time for strong rip currents is
several hours either side of low tide, which occurs around noon
today. It is strongly advised to stay out of the surf until the
rip current threat subsides late in the afternoon.