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Outer Banks Beach, Fishing and Surf Report – 10.18.12

It’s warming up a bit outside! Today’s high is 73 degrees! Winds are blowing SE at 9 mph. The low tonight is 66 degrees. Mostly sunny out! Seems to be a perfect Fall day! The fishing reports have been looking good for

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Posted in Nature, Outer Banks Beach Report, Pic O' the Day, Surfing

One Turtle Saved.

Sea turtles have a special affinity for the Outer Banks. And for many people on the OBX, that love is returned to the turtles. Spotters on ATV’s traverse the beaches daily looking for new nests, a “boil” is a community

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Posted in Blue Mind, Nature

OBX; A Local’s Perspective: Sea Glass Soothes the Soul

Just like a beachcomber diligently searching the shoreline for hidden treasure, I’m constantly on the lookout for great new OBX info to share on the blog. And I’m happy to say that there is no shortage of great Outer Banks

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Posted in OBX; A Local's Perspective

Outer Banks Lists: Top 10 Things You (Probably) Don’t Know About the OBX

I have a little confession to make. I love lists! I use all sorts of lists all day long. When I’m done posting this, I get to check this off my list! In fact, here’s a list of some of

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Posted in Outer Banks Lists

Outer Banks: Sunday Afternoon Fun at the Beach

Fall has settled on the Outer Banks, and with it comes perfect OBX beach weather. This past weekend brought bright sun, blue skies, warm temps in the 70’s, and a light off-shore wind cleaning up waist high waves. A perfect

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Posted in Nature, Outer Banks Beach Report, Surfing, weather

Wall St. Journal Focuses on the Outer Banks

In the Life & Style section of the Wall St. Journal, reporter Bob Davis recently highlighted Duck, NC on the Outer Banks…. “where the sea is mild and the breeze is stiff.”  Davis covers what to do, where to stay,

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Posted in Food, OBX Information, Outer Banks Accolades, Tips, To Do

OBX Pic O’ the Day: Sea of Umbrellas

Sunday at the beach.  Saturday’s are busy on the OBX; people coming, going, and getting settled.  But Sunday is a different story.  By Sunday, the OBX pace of life has crept in and the world seems to slow down, offering

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Rare Sea Turtle Nests on the Outer Banks

The 2010 sea turtle nesting season is off to a great start on the Outer Banks. NEST (Network for Endangered Sea Turtles) is reporting that they have already confirmed two nests.  This is the earliest nesting on the OBX in

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Posted in Nature, OBX News

Endangered Sea Turtles Recuperating at Outer Banks Aquarium

The North Carolina Aquarium, located on nearby Roanoke Island in Manteo, is helping nurse dozens of sea turtles back to health after being rescued from the Outer Banks’ beaches.  The cold-blooded animals appear to have beached themselves after being stunned

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Sea Turtles on the Outer Banks

  The American Tortoise Rescue is a organization that was founded in 1990 in Malibu California.  This group founded National Turtle Day in 2000.  On this holiday the group wanted to call attention to some of the issues that threaten

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Posted in Nature, OBX Information
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