Pigeons take refuge from the wind Wednesday as an unidentified surfer cruises along the face of a wave at the Oceanana Fishing Pier on Bogue Banks in Carteret County. Photo: Dylan Ray
A lone paddleboarder moves over the slick waters of Onslow Bay near the Bogue Inlet Pier in Emerald Isle. Photo: Dylan Ray
State recreational water quality officials said swimmers should avoid swimming in waters near exposed pipes and should be particularly cautious in areas of Rodanthe and Buxton.
The three-day event features a gala and silent and live auction, golf tournament and 3.2-mile kayak and paddle board race, and barbecue lunch benefiting Hope For The Warriors.