Month: August 2020

Station Badly Damaged by Hurricane Isaias

Our station on SE 49th Street was badly damaged during and after Hurricane Isaias. As most Oak Islanders know, the storm hit as a Category 1 hurricane with 85 MPH winds. Because of it’s relative weakness, most of us were not very intimidated or alarmed by this storm. But it has often been said that […]

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Rip Currents Ahead of Tropical Storm Isaias

With the forecast calling for a high risk of rip currents today, we sent our drone out to see if we could capture some video of them. We found several rips, all between SE 52nd Street and SE 46th Street. All video was shot within 15 minutes. The people seen swimming in the video were […]

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Pink Raft Out 500 Yards

We responded with our surf-launch boat and 4×4 truck 4482 to the beach near SE 40th Street for a report of a pink float about 500 yards out in the ocean. It was unknown if anyone was on the float. We drove on the beach from SE 49th Street to SE 37th Street, locating the […]

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