March 14, 2018, Winter Storm Skylar provided Cape Hatteras National Seashore with an unforgettable swell. Nothing but smiles and peaks down the beach. The first part of this gallery was taken north of the Avon Fishing Pier. The rest of the images are from later in the afternoon at the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. Click on… Continue reading Winter Storm Skylar, Surfing, Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
March 12, 2018 I had to travel up the beach and saw the exposed sandcastle from the 1970’s mini golf course that used to be at Jockey’s Ridge and has since been buried in the large sand dunes. Winter storm Riley caused the buried treasure to be exposed. I also drove through Rodanthe to see… Continue reading 1970’s Sandcastle, Buried Treasure Under Jockey’s Ridge State Park, Outer Banks, North Carolina
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
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
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
March 3, 2018, 11:30am high tide in Avon. The water is receding off the roads and flooding is minimal today from what I could see. Winds are still 25-30 mph on the island. Still way better then yesterday. I drove north just before sunset to check out the new Bonner Bridge Construction. As I went… Continue reading Winter Storm Riley Sandstorm in Rodanthe, Outer Banks Documentary Photographer
March 2, 2018 this video of Avon, Hatteras Island made the weather channel, see the link below. Winter Storm Riley has arrived to Hatteras Island. With 30 to 40 mph north west winds the sound water is pushed across Route 12. This video was taken before high tide. Reminds me of Hurricane Matthew just a little . Stay safe everyone it’s going to be a long weekend on Hatteras Island.