Category Archives: General Information

Summer Boating

It really does not take much to get most locals here on the water and it takes a lot of wind to keep them off the water. Most us living along the sounds and big rivers like the White Oak try … Continue reading

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Hurricane Arthur Visits The Crystal Coast

It would not be unusual to say that the Crystal Coast of North Carolina’s Southern Outer Banks owes its economic health to visitors. Yet even here we get a visitor once in a while whose timing is a little off, … Continue reading

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Beaches and So Much More

Finding sea oats just getting ready to hit their summer stride confirms that we are in beach season. We all have different images of our own person coastal paradise. What we see in our mind’s eye has been molded by … Continue reading

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Waves on the Beach

Walking along the beach is one of my top five favorite things to do. It is easy to think of reasons why this is the case. First, here on the Crystal Coast, walking the beach is a great way to … Continue reading

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Sunset in Raymond’s Gut

February is winding down and I am just one of many waiting for spring. All those of us around the marsh keep hoping for some additional warmth to make us feel like spring is on the way. It is not … Continue reading

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A January Thaw Visits The Coast

According to the weather folks this cold weather as 2014 begins is the worst that we have seen in a few decades.  The icy sunset picture of Raymond’s Gut tends to lend some credence to their reports. While part of … Continue reading

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The Seasonal Reversal

There are many changes that we see as the seasons slide from one to another here on the coast in eastern North Carolina. The most noticeable going from fall to winter for residents near the the south facing beaches of … Continue reading

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Anticipating Great Weather

Our weather is starting to show signs of returning to normal after ten days of cloudy, damp weather which is uncharacteristic of early fall on the Crystal Coast. Until the remnants of tropical storm Karen wandered into our area, we had … Continue reading

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Summer’s Grip On August

August is fairly predictable month when it comes to the weather, but one should never forget that weather can be tricky here along the coast.  If you happened to be walking on our community boardwalk the morning of August 10, … Continue reading

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Spring weather on the coast has it all

Sunday morning we got up to a very foggy world.  You could hardly see the White Oak River from our clubhouse in Bluewater Cove. It took me a while to get going anyway, and the fog certainly did not help … Continue reading

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