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Tropical Storm Chris, Beach Erosion in Rodanthe, Outer Banks Documentary Photographer

July 9, 2018 just before high tide, Tropical Storm Chris causing beach erosion to worsen in Rodanthe just south of the Rodanthe Pier. These ocean front homes are taking a beating from the rough surf.  A few decks have fallen and there is lots of debris floating in the ocean and on the beach.  … Continue reading Tropical Storm Chris, Beach Erosion in Rodanthe, Outer Banks Documentary Photographer

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Surfing Waist High Summer Sets, AquaTech Imaging Solutions, Outer Banks Photographer

July 6, 2018 I spent the afternoon swimming and cooling off in the ocean while some local guys caught waves. The water has been so clear and teal this week. The swell has been building over the past few days. It was challenging to swim in waist high sets, the more I get in with… Continue reading Surfing Waist High Summer Sets, AquaTech Imaging Solutions, Outer Banks Photographer

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Another Nor’Easter Hits Cape Hatteras National Seashore, March 28, 2018

Today March 28, 2018, homeowners in South Avon just started cleaning up from the previous winter storms this month when high seas and flooding from the high tide this morning caused more destruction. I would imagine the upcoming evening high tide may bring more flooding. The water has receded off route 12 in Avon and… Continue reading Another Nor’Easter Hits Cape Hatteras National Seashore, March 28, 2018

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Sea-Level Rise Effects on the Outer Banks Barrier Islands, Outer Banks Documentary Photographer

The images below were taken on September 19, 2017 during Hurricane Jose, in Avon. I am sharing them to bring awareness to the combined effects of storms, development, and sea-level rise that are slowly eating away at the Outer Banks barrier islands. Portions of the narrow, 200-mile island chain are disappearing to sea.   This… Continue reading Sea-Level Rise Effects on the Outer Banks Barrier Islands, Outer Banks Documentary Photographer

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Winter Storm Riley, Rodanthe, North Carolina, Hatteras Island Documentary Photographer

Update March 6, 2018 I walked around Rodanthe this evening in disbelief. The houses are buried in sand. NCDOT NC 12 crews are working hard to remove the sand off route 12. Hopefully allow vehicles through soon. Route 12 in Avon is still flooded with ocean over wash and debris floating in the roads. Safe… Continue reading Winter Storm Riley, Rodanthe, North Carolina, Hatteras Island Documentary Photographer

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South Avon Underwater from Winter Storm Riley, Outer Banks Photographer

March 5, 2018 ocean over wash has increased with each high tide. Route 12 from Ocean Atlantic Rentals in Avon to the end of town past Food Lion is completely underwater. So intense to see the ocean almost reach the sound. As you enter Buxton at the Cape Hatteras Motels is also experiencing ocean over… Continue reading South Avon Underwater from Winter Storm Riley, Outer Banks Photographer

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South Avon Underwater, Ocean Over Wash, Outer Banks Documentary Photographer

Update: March 4, 2018, I checked out south Avon to check out the storm damage, just before sunset. These oceanfront homes look really unsafe as if they could potentially sink. Roads in Avon are still flooded from ocean over wash. Stay safe everyone. With the approaching high tide tonight and I can imagine the over… Continue reading South Avon Underwater, Ocean Over Wash, Outer Banks Documentary Photographer