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The Town of Carolina Beach is going to keep their seasonal lifeguards at least throughout this upcoming weekend and may extend the season in the future.
A federal scientist who oversaw weather prediction centers tracking ocean, hurricane and even space conditions has died in rough seas on North Carolina’s Outer Banks.
The Topsail Beach Police Chief is urging swimmers to be careful after a man drowned on Wednesday afternoon.
As Dorian draws closer to the Florida coast, high rip currents and dangerous surf are forecast at all coastal North Carolina beaches and coastal waters starting Sunday through Thursday.
Across the Cape Fear, we're tracking Dorian and looking at how it may affect us. Friday, Brunswick County community is watching and waiting to see what Dorian will do as it continues to barrel in the Atlantic.
According to the National Weather Service, in 2019 there have been seven rip current-related deaths in North Carolina and 28 nationwide.
Proffitt said if there's no lifeguard on duty, he recommends avoiding the water.
ABC News' Gio Benitez takes to the waters to show you potentially life-saving tips.
High temperatures packed beaches this Memorial Day, and rip currents kept lifeguards busy.