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Happy Memorial Day weekend! The pier is open and ready for visitors. The weather continues to be wet and windy. The air temperature is 64 degrees and the water temperature is also 64 degrees. The winds are out of the east at 15+ mph. The water is very rough and choppy with a large swell. Fishing will be tough today.
Tough conditions again today with a few SEA MULLET and SKATE. Gray skies, wind NE 30 mph. Stormy seas, water temp 64. Low tide 7:10 a.m. and 7:13 p.m. High tide 1:08 p.m.
Tough fishing again with only a few SAND PERCH and SPOT caught. Hazy sunshine, wind NNE 25-30 mph. Slightly calmer but still rough seas, water temp 64. Low tide 6:26 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. High tide 12:19 p.m.
A few anglers have tried with only one BLUEFISH landed. Overcast skies, wind N 25-30 mph. Large, unruly seas, water temp 66. High tide 11:34 a.m. Low tide 5:30 p.m. Image to the left is Kayla with the BLACK DRUM she caught yesterday (5/23).
So far, a few SEA MULLET and a BLACK DRUM in tough fishing conditions. Partly cloudy, wind NE 30 mph. Large, messy swell, water temp 66. High tide 10:50 a.m. Low tide 4:41 p.m.
Decent SPANISH MACKEREL and BLUEFISH bite this morning with a few SHEEPSHEAD too. Partly sunny, wind N 10-15 mph. Still choppy swell in the water, water temp 65. High tide 10:06 a.m. Low tide 3:55 p.m.
Welcome to Jennette's Pier. Today is shaping up to b a great fishing day, with a steady bite all morning long. There have been many Spanish mackerel, bluefish, grey trout, and mullet caught this morning. The winds have changed and are blowing pretty strong out of the NE at about 20 MPH. The water temperature is 66 degrees, and the air temperature is 64 degrees. The water is quite rough with a choppy swell. Come on out and see us!
A few BLUEFISH and SEA MULLET. Occasional rain, wind E 20 mph. Sloppy swell, water temp 64. High tide 7:58 a.m. and 8:14 p.m. Low tide 1:54 p.m.
A few SPOT, BLUEFISH, SAND PERCH, SEA MULLET, PINFISH, PIGFISH and small GRAY TROUT. Partly sunny, wind ENE 20-25 mph. Building NE windswell, water temp 63. High tide 7:13 a.m. and 7:33 p.m. Low tide 1:12 p.m.
Slow fishing with a few SEA MULLET, SAND PERCH and BLUEFISH. Mostly cloudy, wind N 15 mph. Flat seas, water temp 60. High tide 6:24 a.m. and 6:49 p.m. Low tide 12:26 p.m.
A nice glassy swell rolling in. Anglers catching BLUES, SEA MULLET, GRAY TROUT, SAND PERCH, SPOT and SPANISH MACKEREL. Winds offshore, water temp 65 degrees. Low 11:37 a.m. High 6:01 p.m. Wind SW at 12 knots.
Mostly SEA MULLET with some BLUEFISH, small SHEEPSHEAD, and SAND PERCH. A 27-inch BLACK DRUM was landed around 11:30 a.m. Partly sunny, wind NNE 10-15 mph. Small, choppy swell, water temp 64. Low tide 10:46 a.m. High tide 5:10 p.m.
Sunny and Warm. Air temp 67 degrees, Water temp 60 degrees, High Tide 2:19am & 3:08pm, Low Tide 8:58am & 9:27pm. Winds SW9mph. A few Blues, Spanish Mackerel, 20” Speckled Trout, Sand Perch, Sea Mullet and Spot.
Another picture perfect day at the oceanfront! Fish are biting and waves are breaking. So far, BLUES, SEA MULLET, SAND PERCH AND SPANISH MACKEREL! Ocean water temp 63 degrees, sunny and clean surf. Winds SW at 14 knots. Low tides 7:55 a.m. and 8:11 p.m. High tide 1:51 p.m. Three officials from the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries are visiting the Pier this morning to share information about ethical angling. Pictured are Marine Patrol Officer Sgt. Eddie Mann, ear bone specialist Kevin Aman and Amanda K. Macek, sport fishing specialist.
Warm, sunny and little breeze. Anglers catching BLUEFISH and SPANISH MACKEREL with one FLOUNDER released. Ocean water temp 64 with clear conditions. Wind East at 3 knots. Decent surf so far. Low tides 6:54 a.m. and 6:58 p.m. High 12:49 p.m.
Some BLUEFISH, GRAY TROUT, SHEEPSHEAD and SEA MULLET. Clear and cool, wind NE 20 mph. Sloppy surf, water temp 61. High tide 11:44 a.m. Low tide 5:54 p.m.
BLUEFISH, PUFFERS and SEA MULLET. Sunny and warm, wind WSW 10 mph. A cold front is forecast to push through this afternoon with thunderstorms and winds shifting to the NE. Flat and glassy, water temp 59.5. High tide 10:49 a.m. Low tide 4:53 p.m.
Anglers have landed a SPANISH MACKEREL, some BLUEFISH and SEA MULLET so far. Several whales were spotted lingering around the pier this morning. Hazy sunshine, wind NW 10 mph. Small, glassy swell, water temp 57. High tide 9:58 a.m. and 10:21 p.m. Low tide 3:58 p.m.
Good morning from Jennette's Pier. The weather is beautiful this morning. There is a nice clean swell with several surfers near by. The air temperature is 60 degrees and the water temperature is 62 degrees. There is a light SW wind. There has been a good bite this morning with mullet, blue fish, and puffers being caught regularly. Come on out and see us!
BLUEFISH and SEA MULLET. Fishing is pretty slow and scattered. A beautiful sunny day, calm winds. Small, glassy swell, water temp 59. High tide 7:46 a.m. and 8:05 p.m. Low tide 1:47 p.m.
Some nice-sized SEA MULLET, scattered BLUEFISH, small GRAY TROUT and SAND PERCH. Clear and cool, wind NE 10 mph. Onshore swell, water temp 59. High tide 7:06 a.m. and 7:26 p.m. Low tide 1:08 p.m.
BLUEFISH, SPOT and SEA MULLET. Partly cloudy, wind NW 10-15 mph. Small swell, water temp 58. Low tide 12:29 a.m. High tide 6:47 p.m.
Bottlenose dolphins are everywhere today. Anglers have landed BLUEFISH, a few SEA MULLET and some BURRFISH. Mostly sunny, wind W 20 mph. Trace swell lines, water temp 58. Low tide 11:48 a.m. High tide 6:08 p.m.
Small SPECKLED TROUT, some SPOT and SEA MULLET. Sunny, wind W 20 mph. Swell leftovers, water temp 57. Low tide 11:08 a.m. High tide 5:28 p.m.
A rainy and windy start to the day. No one fishing yet. Cloudy, sideways rain and S / SE winds from 11 to 27 miles per hour. Air temp 62 and water temp 59. High tide 8:55 a.m. and 8:59 p.m. Low tide 3 p.m. We start our summer hours tomorrow! Daily hours: 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
SEA MULLET and PUFFERS. Passing showers and light winds to start. Winds are forecast to increase from the ENE later today. Clean swell, water temp 59. Low tide 7:58 a.m. and 7:54 p.m. High tide 1:46 p.m.
SEA MULLET and PUFFERS. A 30-inch RED DRUM was released at 2:30 p.m. Partly cloudy skies, wind ENE 10-15 mph. Sloppy surf, water temp 58. Low tide 7:03 a.m. and 6:55 p.m. High tide 12:47 p.m.
SEA MULLET, a BLACK DRUM and PUFFERS. Sunny, wind ENE 15 mph. Choppy swell, water temp 58. Low tide 6:13 a.m. and 6:02 p.m. High tide 11:59 a.m.
Steadily catching SPOT, SEA MULLET, small GRAY TROUT and SAND PERCH. A 33-inch PUPPY DRUM was released this afternoon. Cloudy, wind NNE 20 mph. Sloppy, building windswell, water temp 57. High tide 11:14 a.m. Low tide 5:12 p.m.
Way to go Easton! That is a nice shad you caught. The pier is open and ready for you today! The sun is out and looks pretty today. The winds are from the N at about 10 mph. The air temperature is 60 degrees and the water temperature is 56 degrees. High tide was at 10:25 a.m. and low tide will be at 4:25 p.m. There has been a steady bite today. Trout, mullet, shad, and flounder have been caught from the pier today!
Overcast and Warm. Air temp 72degrees, Water temp 57degrees, High Tide 9:45am & 10:02pm, Low Tide 3:54am & 3:42pm. Winds SSE 24mph. A few Sea Mullet and Puffer.
Students fishing during a field trip to the Pier caught four RED DRUM and landed two of them yesterday afternoon. Today, the ocean temperature has dropped to 55 degrees and so far NORTHERN PUFFERS, a nice FLOUNDER was released and SEA MULLET are biting. A beautiful day at the oceanfront too! Winds southwest at 7 knots. High tides 8:58 a.m. and 9:18 a.m. Low 3:01 p.m. Come and get ya some!
A 29 inch RED DRUM was released. Several BLUEFISH, small GRAY TROUT, small SPECKLED TROUT, SPOT and SEA MULLET have been landed. Mostly sunny, wind SSW 10 mph. Very small swell, water temp 57. High tide 8:18 a.m. and 8:37 p.m. Low tide 2:21 p.m.
Some scattered BLUEFISH, SPOT, SHAD, SEA MULLET, and small GRAY TROUT. Sunny, wind NNE 10 mph. Flat and glassy, water temp 55. High tide 7:34 a.m. and 7:55 p.m. Low tide 1:41 p.m.
BLUEFISH, SEA MULLET, PUFFERS, SHAD, and small GRAY TROUT. Sunny, wind WNW 10 mph. Flat seas, water temp 56. High tide 6:46 a.m. and 7:10 p.m. Low tide 12:57 p.m.
SHAD, small SEA MULLET, and small GRAY TROUT. Hazy, wind NW 15-20 mph. Flat seas, water temp 53. Low tide 12:08 p.m. High tide 6:20 p.m.
Good morning from Jennette's Pier! It's a beautiful morning with great weather and beautiful views. The air temperature is in the low 60's and will be rising throughout the day. The winds are light from the SW at 5-10 mph. Low tide will be at 11:17 a.m. and high tide will be at 5:23 p.m. A few people got here nice and early to get the morning bite! Shad and puffers have been caught so far today.
Air temp 66degrees, Water temp 53 degrees, High Tide 3:49am & 4:23pm, Low Tide 10:19am & 10:39pm. Winds S 11mph. A few Shad, Puffer, and Sea Mullet so far this morning.
SKATE, SKATE, and more SKATE. Partly cloudy with rain in the forecast, wind SE 5-10 mph. Flat and glassy, water temp 52. Low tide 9:16 a.m. and 9:29 p.m. High tide 3:14 p.m.
Spring species are returning to our waters. Right now anglers are catching some SHAD, SKATES, and RAYS. Sunny and warm, wind WNW 5-10 mph. Calm, glassy seas, water temp 52. Low tide 8:09 a.m. and 8:15 p.m. High tide 1:53 p.m.
PUFFERS, SHAD, and a lot of SKATES on a beautiful spring day with bright sunshine, wind W 15 mph. Pretty little swell, water temp 52. Low tide 7:03 a.m. and 7:04 p.m. High tide 12:44 p.m.
Nothing biting but SKATE. Things are warming up with sunny skies and light N winds forecast to switch to the S later today. Slowly organizing, large swell, water temp 53. Low tide 6:05 a.m. and 6:02 p.m. High tide 11:48 a.m. The image is one of the last taken of the pier in September 2003 before Hurricane Isabel struck.
Only a few brave souls are trying to fish today. Sunny, breezy, and still cold, wind NNE 30 mph. Large, unruly surf, water temp 52. High tide 10:59 a.m. Low tide 5:06 p.m.
Good morning and Happy Easter from Jennette's Pier. Today is a windy day here at the pier. Winds are from the NE at 30+ mph. The rain has stopped and has left us with cool conditions. The air temperature is 50 degrees, and the water temperature is 53 degrees. The seas are very rough with large waves and strong currents. High tide is at 10:14 a.m. and low tide will be at 4:20 p.m. No one is fishing at this time.
Raining, Windy and Cold. No one braving the elements as yet. Air temp 49 degrees, Water temp 52 degrees, High Tide 9:29am & 9:52pm, Low Tide 3:34am & 3:32pm. Winds NE 30mph,
A few small SEA MULLET, SHAD, and plenty of SKATES and RAYS. Sunny and warm, wind SSW 10-15 mph. Flat seas, water temp 52. High tide 8:16 a.m. and 8:34 p.m. Low tide 2:21 p.m. Inside the pier house, visitors can see all sorts of beautiful fish swimming in our aquariums!
Heavy fog over the ocean is giving way to a beautiful day! So far, PUFFERS and SHAD. Water temp up to 54 degrees. Wind SE 10-15 mph. High tide 7:40 a.m. Low tide 1:52 p.m. Christin had this group of students on a field trip pumped up with her Solar Boats program yesterday.
A mixed bag on the weather and catches: SEA MULLET and PUFFERS so far. Dark clouds have given way to sunshine this morning. School group kids are fishing and having fun! Wind S at 13 knots. Water temp 53 degrees. High tide 7:06 a.m. Low tide 1:20 p.m. Sid caught this SKATE the other day with some help from educator Olivia.
Today is a beautiful day at the pier! Kellen from Charlottesville caught his first spot. The water is calm and clearing up. There is a light wind from the SE at about 5 mph. High tide will be at 6:51 p.m. Low tide will be at 12:48 p.m. We have caught spot, mullet, and puffers so far!
A SPOT, a SEA MULLET, and PUFFERS. Partly sunny, wind ESE 10 mph. Small, choppy swell, water temp 51. High tide 6:31 a.m. and 6:51 p.m. Low tide 12:47 p.m.
Good morning Outer Banks!! Its a cool, breezy morning here at the pier. The air temperature is 50 degrees, and the water temperature is 51 degrees. High tide today will be at 6:14 p.m. Low tide will be at 12:15 p.m. The winds are strong this morning from the NNE at 20+ mph. They will be decreasing throughout the day.
It's a cool windy morning here at the pier. A cloudy morning with strong winds. Winds are from the SSW at 25 mph. High tide is 5:32 p.m. Low tide is at 11:38 a.m. The current air temperature is 49 degrees, and the water temperature is 51 degrees. No one is fishing yet.
It's a beautiful, sunny morning today at the pier. The winds and quite strong and will be increasing throughout the day. The air temperature is in the upper 50's and the water temperature is 52 degrees. High tide will be at 4:42 p.m. and Low tide is at 10:49 a.m. Shad and puffers continue to be caught from the pier. Today, Joe and Joyce enjoyed their time together fishing. Come on out and say hello!
Sunny but cold again with a fierce north wind at 19 knots. Several bus loads of students on a field trip are heading out to give it a go . Water temp 50 degrees, air temp 51. Some small surf rolling in. Low tide 10:01 High tide 3:05 p.m. A 28.5 inch PUPPY DRUM was landed and released last Saturday so maybe we'll see a few more soon (file photo).
Afternoon update -- A NORTHERN PUFFER has been caught! North wind at 19 knots. Ocean water temp 50 degrees, air temp 49 at 9 a.m. Low tide 8:54 a.m. High tide 2:29 p.m.
Bundle up good if you plan to fish this morning! At least one SKATE has been decked and released. A hard north wind at 9 knots is raking across the ocean. Air temp 45 degree, water temp 51. Low tide 7:46 a.m. High tide 1:22 p.m. Come by "sea" what's swimming in our Aquariums!
Cloudy, foggy and passing showers to start the day. No one fishing yet but the SHAD and PUFFERS have shown up! Check out Shylah from Durham who caught this NORTHERN PUFFER over the weekend. Air temp 56 degrees and water temp 51. Low tide 6:46 a.m. and high 12:25 p.m. Wind NE at 15 knots.
Beautiful day here at the pier. The water is calm and glassy. Winds are very light from WSW. High tide is at 11:36 a.m. Low tide is at 5:42 p.m. Come on out and enjoy this weather. George from Manteo is here catching shad. Puffers are also being caught.
Sunny and warm, wind SW 15 mph. Small, glassy swell, water temp 48. High tide 10:10 a.m. Low tide 4:15 p.m.
Partly cloudy and warmer, wind WSW 15 mph. Small, glassy swell, water temp up to 51 in this afternoon. High tide 9:24 a.m. Low tide 3:32 p.m.
Cold, cloudy and passing rain showers. Water temp 50 degrees. No one fishing yet. Wind SE at 8 knots. High tide 8:36 a.m. Low tide 2:51 p.m. From the Jina Jennette photo collection, a nice black and white image of some serious bluefish caught on the old pier.
Sunny and cold again today. Three folks fishing so far nothing. Wind N at 10 knots. Air temp 46 degrees, water temp 48. High tide 7:50 a.m. Low 2:08 p.m. Check out this old photo of a bigtime catch of drum from our archives.
Another bright, sunny day but cold and windy. No one fishing yet. Air temp 43 degrees, water temp 48. Winds NE at 19 knots. High tide 7:01 a.m. and low 1:23 p.m. Check out this grey seal pup that hauled out of the ocean to rest on Friday morning. Staff from the Pier responded to make sure the animal was ok. We are proud to be part of the Outer Banks Marine Mammal Stranding Network. If you find a stranded mammal, please call 252-455-9654 on the northern beaches or 252-216-6892 in the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. (Image courtesy Wes Snyder Photography)
It is a cool and breezy morning today at the pier. The winds are from the North at 15 mph. The air temperature is 48 degrees, and the water temperature is 49 degrees. High tide is 6:32 p.m. Low tide is 12:35 p.m.
Robert from Portsmouth, Virginia is enjoying himself on the pier. The weather is cool and windy, with the temperature dropping throughout the day. The current air temp. is 48 degrees. The water temp. is 48 degrees. The winds are from the NE 20+ mph. High tide is 5:36 p.m. Low tide is 11:43 a.m.
Happy Saint Patrick's Day! Water temp 48 degrees and warmer air temps forecasted today. Plenty of bird watchers here but no one fishing yet. Low tide 10:44 a.m. High tide 4:33 p.m. Wind SW at 13 knots.
Atlantic Spadefish -- Brilliant sun and cold again today. Students on a field trip from Currituck are giving it a go but nothing to report yet. Water temp 47 degrees. Low tide 9:38 a.m. High tide 3:22 p.m. Winds N at 10 knots. These Atlantic spadefish can be viewed in our Pier Piling aquarium inside the pier house.
Clear and cold, wind NW 30 mph. Ragged swell, water temp 48. Low tide 8:22 a.m. High tide 1:58 p.m.
Windy and cold. The pier is quiet this morning with no one fishing. The temperature is 40 degrees. The water temperature is 49 degrees. Strong NW winds at 25+ mph. High tide is at 12:58 p.m. Low tide is at 7:12 p.m.
Steady rain giving way to partly cloudy skies, wind NE 20 mph. Still a large, sloppy swell, water temp 49. High tide 12:00 p.m. Low tide 6:17 p.m.
Sunny, Windy and Cold. Air temp 45 degrees, Water temp 49 degrees, High Tide 9:33 am & 5:10:02pm, Low Tide 3:38am & 3:44pm. Winds NNW 28mph.
Overcast with rain on the way, wind SSE 10 mph. Large swell filling in, water temp 50. High tide 8:53 a.m. Low tide 3:04 p.m.
DOGFISH. Sunny and cool, wind N 20-25 mph. Choppy NE swell sweeping down the beach, water temp 50. High tide 8:18 a.m. Low tide 2:29 p.m.
Winter's not letting go. Mostly cloudy, wind N 30-40 mph. Swell sweeping in from the N, water temp 51. High tide 7:45 a.m. Low tide 1:58 p.m.
Another beautiful, sunny morning with stiff W winds forecast to switch N later today. Air temps will drop with the wind switch. Small swell, water temp 51. High tide 7:14 a.m. Low tide 1:29 p.m.
While the fish aren't biting yet, the surf has been decent recently. Water temp 51 and air temp feels like spring! Low tide 1:05 p.m. High tide 6:41 p.m. Wind N at 8 knots.
Saturday March 4, 2023, Sunny, Windy and Warm. Air temp 68 degrees, Water temp 51 degrees, High Tide 5:29am & 5:48pm, Low Tide 12:02 & 11:50pm. Winds WSW 17mph.
Rain showers, wind ENE 10-15 mph. Slightly choppy swell, water temp 51. Low tide 11:26 a.m. High tide 5:07 p.m.
Heavy showers, fog, rain but nice swell. No one fishing yet. Water temp 51 and air temp 62 degrees. Wind S at 4 knots.
Mostly sunny, wind NE 10-15 mph. Strong, choppy swell filled in overnight, water temp 50. Low tide 9:40 a.m. High tide 3:23 p.m.
Fog, some sun, wind W 5 mph. Small swell, water temp 51. Low tide 8:39 a.m. High tide 2:16 p.m.
Overcast, wind NNE 15-20 mph. Choppy, long-period swell, water temp 50. Low tide 7:31 a.m. High tide 12:58 p.m.
Cloudy, windy, and cold. Air temp. is 45 degrees. Water temp. is 51 degrees. High tide 11:58 a.m. Low tide 6:21 a.m. Winds are from the NE at 12 mph.
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