On September 11, 2018, we heeded the county’s mandatory evacuation orders and headed west from our home along Raymond’s Gut which flows into the White Oak River just three miles upriver from Swansboro, North Carolina. The garage of our house is just twenty-five feet from the water but we have never suffered water damage from a storm, even Category 3 Hurricane Irene. Florence looked like it was going to be very different. Read more.
It did not take us long to make the decision to evacuate for Hurricane Florence. The potential for damage was just too great to stay. Read more
There is nothing like finishing the evening fishing in the surf. A good summer on the Crystal Coast and the weather looks like it is headed in the right direction. Read more at this link.
Coastal weather is complex and ever chaning. Sometimes uncooperative weather can make it hard to enjoy our beautiful, sandy shores. Take heart, this 2018 streak of showery weather is not nearly as bad as some we have seen over the years. In spite of forecast of 60% chance of wet weather, we have had three sunny days in a row. If you pick your time, you can still enjoy some nice times at the beach. For more info, click this link.
The heat has found us on North Carolina’s Crystal Coast. It is part of life here. This time of year, taking three showers a day is not unusual and those of us who manage to get really hot, do not even bother to turn on the hot water in the shower. For more thoughts click this link.
An unusual taste of winter for the Crystal Coast. You will find more about our strange weather by the clicking the link or the picture.
Leave it to the weather to make you humble. We are used to warm weather so this January 2018 snowstorm that is sticking around is an unusal event for us. Read more at this link.
While there is cold weather finally in the forecast, we know from experience this is not the last nice day here on North Carolina’s Crystal Coast. Read more….
With the change in the seasons, come change in the light that we photographers enjoy. Read more…
We have enjoyed a great summer here on the Crystal Coast. The weather has been great for enjoying the water. While we had some hot spells and some rain, we dodged the bullet of big storms and days of rain. Even the fishing has been good since the first of August. Read all about the summer of 2017 at the Emerald Isle beaches.