Raging Cross-Shore Current in the Powerful Surf

Strong northeast winds drive a powerful cross-shore current at Jennette’s Pier.

3-7 Foot Waves With Strong Northeast Winds

Unexpected rough conditions associated with a mild nor’easter at Jennette’s Pier in Nag’s Head.

Lost Rocket Redux Quad Review

Review of the Lost Rocket Redux in the Quad fin configuration. Completely different experience from the thruster. Large FCS Performer fins on a 6’ 1” board at 39 liters.

Cold With 24 Knot North Winds and 5-8 Foot Surf at Jennette’s Pier

Nor’easter like conditions at Jennette’s Pier on December 12, 2022.

Strong Winds, Rough Surf at Avalon Pier

Dark clouds hover over Avalon Pier as rough waves and strong winds buffer the beach on December 12, 2022.

Picking Fins For a Tri-Quad Configuration Surfboard (Rocket Redux + FCS Performer)

Robert discusses fin choices for the versatile tri-quad surfboard. FCS and Lost Rocket Redux featured.

The OBX Wave Report December 12 — Big Buxton

Large waves produced by a powerful North Atlantic storm are starting to subside at some beaches even as they continue to rise at others.

View From Bonner Bridge Pier of Oregon Inlet, Atlantic, and Historic Lifesaving Station

View From Bonner Bridge Pier — a remnant of a bridge wracked by numerous recent storms. Oregon Inlet, itself, was created by a hurricane in 1846.

Tundra Geese at Pea Island Wildlife Refuge OBX

Thousands of Canadian fowl congregate at the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge on their journey south during December and January.

Surf Crashing on Shipwreck off Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge

OBX Wave Report supplemental video showing large waves breaking over the boiler just offshore of the Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge.

The OBX Wave Report December 11 — 5-12 Foot Surf Continues

Large waves continue to pummel the east-facing beaches of the OBX as a huge mid ocean storm moves north and east toward Europe.

The OBX Wave Report December 10 — Beastly Atlantic Bomb Hits the Banks With 12 Footers

A powerful North Atlantic storm kicks up 5-12 foot surf for the east-facing Outer Banks beaches.

Friday Walk on The Beach For Coastal Communities’ Future

A Friday walk for action to save coastal communities from rising sea levels and more intense storms. Shout out to the Friday For Future youth climate movement.

God Rays and Storm Waves

Robert films a majestic storm-tossed ocean with god rays streaming down.

Editorial note — the word ‘god-ray’ is a descriptor from modern fantasy that describes sun or moon rays streaming down. These natural god rays are just majestic. And you can often find them visible in coastal communities.

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Burly Waves Pound OBX Beaches

Robert reports on the raging OBX waves of December 9 as a bobcat scrambles to replenish sand lost to beach erosion, raging seas and rising oceans.

The OBX Wave Report December 9 — Raging 5-11 Foot Surf

A powerful North Atlantic storm kicks up 5-11 foot surf across the Outer Banks.

How to Replace a Drone (HS 100) Propeller Blade After Your Cat Chewed It Up

Robert performs some surf observation equipment repair following an incident with a cute furry animal.

The OBX Wave Report December 8 — A Pause Before the Big Storm Swells Cometh

Robert provides the OBX Wave Report for December 8 and then talks about wave model predictions for higher surf driven by a powerful mid-ocean storm system.

The OBX Wave Report explores all things waves, beach lifestyle, weather and climate in an effort to raise interest in climate action to defend our precious coastlines and oceans.

Pearl Harbor Anniversary Surf Session at Jennette’s Pier Part 3

Robert captures some great video of surfers shredding it at Jennette’s Pier on December 7 — the anniversary of Pearl Harbor. Part 3 of a three video mini-series.

The OBX Wave Report explores all things waves, beach lifestyle, weather and climate in an effort to raise interest in climate action to defend our precious coastlines and oceans.

Pearl Harbor Anniversary Surf Session at Jennette’s Pier Part 2

Robert gives a brief overview of his Pearl Harbor anniversary day surf session at Jennette’s Pier.

The OBX Wave Report explores all things waves, beach lifestyle, weather and climate in an effort to raise interest in climate action to defend our precious coastlines and oceans.

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