OBX Wave Report March 20 — Smaller Waves as a Big Warm Up Gathers Steam

1-3 Foot waves break across the Outer Banks as the region looks forward to a massive warm up on Wednesday through Friday.

OBX Wave Report March 15 — Chill Northwest Winds, Smaller Surf

2-5 foot waves break across the Outer Banks on March 15th.

The OBX Wave Report March 14 — Big, Cold and Sunny

4-10 foot waves break across the Outer Banks on Tuesday March 14.

OBX Wave Report March 13 — Foam on the Beach, Wind Through the Pines

Large waves break across the Outer Banks in association with a gathering nor’easter that is expected to pummel the US northeast tonight through tomorrow.

OBX Wave Report March 12 — Gray Pre-Nor-Easter Sunday

Very large 5-12 foot waves break across the Outer Banks on a pre-nor-easter Sunday.

OBX Wave Report March 7 — Ocean Gales

Big waves are coming to the Outer Banks driven by a series of ocean gales. Just completed surf session #14 and have had the pleasure of teaching a new surfer as well. Lots of motivation to get out into the waves!

OBX Wave Report March 4 — Brilliant Surf

Brilliant, warm beaches despite a northwest wind. Beautiful, hollow, 1-3 foot waves across the Outer Banks on Saturday March 4.

4-6 Foot Pilon Smashers

4-6 foot waves at Jennette’s. No surfers. What up dudes?

OBX Wave Report March 1 — 3-7 Foot With Barrels

Large easterly swell brings big barrels to the OBX.

Stormy OBX Breakers

2-5 foot surf at Bathhouse on February 25.

North Winds, Pelicans and a Jellyfish

North winds kick up chop along the Outer Banks with waves expected to rise throughout the day.

OBX Surf — Pristine and Peaceful

Pristine and peaceful surf at Jennette’s Pier on February 24.

Little Rocket in the Hot February Sun

Small surf off Jennette’s Pier on an 80 degree day in February.

OBX Heat — 80 Degrees in February

Small waves at Jennette’s Pier with extreme winter heat in the 80 degree F range on February 23. That’s 27 degrees above average. In summer, it’d be equivalent to seeing a 114 degree F reading. Sick!

Storm Clouds Gather Ahead of a Gale

A front pushes strong southwest winds ahead of a line of storms and gale force winds. Clouds cover the Outer Banks as rain begins to move in. Near shore break of 1-2 feet is followed by 5 foot swells offshore.

Summer-Like February Day at Nags Head

Surfers and beach goers enjoy summer like weather at Nags Head on February 15. Temps in the upper 60s at least.

OBX Wave Report February 6 — 1-4 Foot Surf With a Hurricane Force Swell Building

A powerful nor’easter is set to kick up hurricane force winds off the US East Coast. Relatively small waves expected to build to 4-7 feet by Wednesday as they radiate out from this winter storm system. Larger US and North Atlantic analysis finds a powerful storm approaching Scandinavia and the Arctic as the Pacific returns to a more typical La Nina pattern.


OBX Wave Report Jan 28 — Clean, Small, Building

Waves are 1-2 foot across the Outer Banks today. A minor coastal storm is predicted to kick up a swell into Sunday, Monday and Tuesday. Intro focus — the clean energy revolution. Long range focus on weather — coastal storm potential that makes you go hmm…

OBX Wave Report Jan 27 — Holocaust Remembrance Day

In this Friday for Future episode of the OBX Wave Report, we remember the Holocaust and ask all wave carvers to dedicate their surf sessions today to never forgetting and to fighting hatred, fascism, and political violence.

Low Tide With Waves Slamming the Sand Bar, Rip Currents, and Sanderlings

Evening low tide at Jennette’s Pier brings 1-3 foot waves, flocks of sanderlings, a rip tide in the channel and some skim boarders.

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