Coast Guard assists 1 after kayak overturns near Kitty Hawk, NC

Coast Guard assists 1 after kayak overturns near Kitty Hawk, NC
Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard assisted one man after his kayak overturned near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Friday evening. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); An already-underway Coast Guard 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water boat crew from Coast...

Video – Coast Guard station conducts surf drills in Oregon Inlet, NC

Video - Coast Guard station conducts surf drills in Oregon Inlet, NC
NAGS HEAD, N.C. — Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet crews conducted surf training near the Oregon Inlet bar in Nags Head this week. Hurricane Maria remained about 150 miles offshore as it passed North Carolina’s Outer Banks, but created surf conditions in Oregon Inlet from Tuesday to Thursday. Station Oregon Inlet 47-foot Motor Lifeboat crews used the sea conditions to conduct surf drills for 18...

Coast Guard rescues 5 after boat capsizes in Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard rescues 5 after boat capsizes in Oregon Inlet, NC
The 54-foot fishing boat Synergy washes up on the beach after capsizing in Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, Sept. 16, 2017.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo, courtesy National Park Service) WILMINGTON, N.C. — A Coast Guard boat crew rescued five people after their boat capsized in the surf in Oregon Inlet, Saturday. A mariner in the area contacted Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders in Wilmington...

Coast Guard assists boater off Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard assists boater off Oregon Inlet, NC
Crew from U.S. Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet assist an 18-foot pleasure craft near Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, July 28, 2017. (Coast Guard photo by Fireman Ryan Sexton) WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet personnel assisted a disabled vessel today near Oregon Inlet. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector North Carolina received a report of a disabled 18-foot pleasure craft with...

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Currituck Sound, NC

Coast Guard suspends search for missing man in Currituck Sound, NC
29-foot Response Boat-Small File Photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing man in Currituck Sound, North Carolina. The Coast Guard began searching when Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders in Wilmington were notified at about 1:05 p.m. that a 45-year-old man went missing while tubing behind a pontoon boat in Currituck Sound in the vicinity of Duck,...

Coast Guard, other agencies search for missing man in Currituck Sound, NC

Coast Guard, other agencies search for missing man in Currituck Sound, NC
USCG File Photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and other agencies are searching for a missing man in Currituck Sound, North Carolina, Saturday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington were alerted at about 1:05 p.m. that a 45-year-old man went missing while tubing behind a pontoon boat in Currituck Sound in the vicinity of Duck, North Carolina. The...

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer off Corolla Beach, NC

Coast Guard searching for missing swimmer off Corolla Beach, NC
Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet 47-Foot Motor Lifeboat file photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and other agencies are searching for a swimmer off Corolla Beach, North Carolina,Thursday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received a 911 call at about 1:55 p.m. that a 30-year-old male was seen by his wife and friend going underwater and not resurfacing...

Coast Guard rescues kayaker in Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard rescues kayaker in Oregon Inlet, NC
USCG File Photo WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard rescued one kayaker in Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, Saturday. Watchstanders at the Coast Guard Sector North Carolina Command Center in Wilmington received a 911 call at about 5:30 p.m. stating that an adult male overturned his kayak and was in distress approximately 300 yards off Oregon Inlet Campground. A 29-foot Response Boat-Small crew launched...

Coast Guard searching for paddle boarder near Kill Devil Hills, NC

Coast Guard searching for paddle boarder near Kill Devil Hills, NC
A paddle board, a paddle and a hat washed ashore on the Albemarle Sound side of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina, at the 31 hundred block of Bay Drive Jun 4, 2017. (U.S. Coast Guard photo provided by Kill Devil Hills Fire Dept.) WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard and other agencies are searching for an unconfirmed person in the water after a paddle board, a paddle and a hat washed ashore on the sound...