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Officials have identified the two men who were pulled from the water in Kure Beach Wednesday.
While storms Humberto and Jerry passed off the shore of North Carolina this past weekend, the storms created massive waves on the Outer Banks, prompted the red flags to fly.
Three people are not only lucky to survive a plane crash on Thursday, they also have a fishing boat to thank for plucking them out of the Atlantic Ocean.
NWS was informed this afternoon by Wrightsville Beach Ocean Rescue that more than 35 water rescues happened due to rip current conditions.
According to a Gofundme page the swimmer who was pulled from the water in Oak Island on Thursday has died.
A man pulled from the water in Oak Island remains at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in ICU, according to Oak Island Fire Chief Chris Anselmo.
State officials said in a news release that 26 teams recently received new gear, thanks to more than $2 million in funding from the state.
Rescue crews worked on the man for a while on the beach, there is no official word yet on his condition.
Ocean rescue crews have been busy the last few days as multiple rip current rescues have been reported along New Hanover County beaches.