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Surf Rescue July 13, 2018

At approximately 2:50 pm on Friday July 13th, 2018, Duck Surf Rescue, Duck Fire and Police, and Dare County EMS units were dispatched to the beach access at Bayberry Drive for five subjects in the water. Surf rescue units pulled all victims from the water. An adult female was unresponsive. CPR was initiated by units […]

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Town Council to Meet on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

The Duck Town Council will hold its Mid-Month meeting on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the Paul F. Keller Meeting Hall at 1200 Duck Road.   The public is welcome and all interested parties are encouraged to attend.  For the agenda click here, or visit the Town Council page to view the agenda […]

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Town Council to Conduct Public Hearing and Consider a Conditional Use Permit Application at its regular meeting on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.

On Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., the Town Council of the Town of Duck will conduct a public hearing and consider the following conditional use permit application: CUP 18-008    Application by Craig Readman (Scarborough Faire in Duck, LLC) for a conditional use permit to change previous retail uses to an eating establishment (Treehouse […]

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Surf zone hazards north of Duck research pier

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory Field Research Facility (FRF) has issued a notice that swimming and surfing is prohibited on the north end of the FRF property (1261 Duck Rd) to avoid a hazardous area used for research. Research instruments are mounted on 20ft-long steel pipes that are jetted into […]

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Tropical Storm Chris update

July 10, 10:00 a.m. Tropical Storm Chris continues to cause dangerous currents along our beaches. Red No Swimming flags are posted today in Duck due to the risk of strong rip and long-shore currents. Duck Surf Rescue lifeguards post these warnings for your safety. Text “Join OBXBeachConditions” to 30890 to sign up for text alerts […]

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Tropical Storm Chris Update

July 9, 2018 6:00 p.m. The storm is still offshore, but continues to cause dangerous surf and currents along our beaches.  Please follow posted warnings and lifeguard instructions for your safety. Text “Join OBXBeachConditions” to 30890 to sign up for text alerts from local Outer Banks Lifeguards on beach conditions. Stay tuned to our social […]

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Tropical Storm Chris Update 9:00 a.m. July 9, 2018

Tropical Storm Chris remains mostly stationary offshore North Carolina. The storm is expected to slowly strengthen and likely become a hurricane later Tuesday, July 10. Fortunately, he is expected to stay offshore without directly impacting our coast. However, the persistent wind and swell will continue bringing rough surf and dangerous rip currents along the beaches […]

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Tropical Storm Chris update

July 8, 2018  7:00 p.m. Forecast conditions remain basically unchanged. Hazardous surf and ocean current conditions remain along the Outer Banks.  Please follow posted warnings and lifeguard instructions for your safety.

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TD #3 upgraded to tropical storm Chris

July 8, 2018 6:00 a.m. Tropical Depression #3 became Tropical Storm Chris this morning.  Chris is meandering off the coast and still expected to move away to the northeast over the next few days. NNE winds at 25-35 mph will keep water levels high and continue to create hazardous ocean conditions.  Please continue to monitor […]

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Tropical Depression #3 update

7/7/2018 7:00 p.m. TD#3 still remains offshore with no changes to the forecast as captured in the attached update.  Beach impacts will be with us until early next week when the storm moves away to the northeast.  Please check beach conditions and heed lifeguard warnings. Check back here and on social media for more updates […]

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Forecast Update for Tropical Depression 3

The 6:00a.m. forecast update for Tropical Depression 3 calls for high surf and a high risk of rip currents. Please use caution near the ocean and check with lifeguards for updates on local conditions. This depression is expected to meander off of the coast over the next few days. Stay tuned to our Facebook page […]

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