Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for December 2020

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Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for December 2020 Surf at Bogue Pier had a High of 63°, low of 53° with an average of 57.3°, 10 degrees colder than November°, steadily dropping through the month but again above normal for the month. Sound had a high of 61° and a low of 45° and an average… Read more »

Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for November 2020

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Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for November 2020 Surf at Bogue Pier had a High of 72°, low of 64° with an average of 67.5°, and again above normal for the month. Sound had a high of 72° and a low of 52° and an average of 63.1°. November’s surf and sound showed wild roller coaster… Read more »

 Well…Excuses Me!

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 “Well…Excuses Me!” by Dr. Bogus   Did you ever have a bad day, a bad week, a year or awful decade of fishing? Of course you have. So how did you deal with the ignominy of it all, the embarrassment of coming home empty handed? Explaining away your failure to your spouse or friends or… Read more »

Emerald Isle surf temps 1996 to 2020

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Black curve is the average data from 1996 to 2020. Colorful squares are 2020 data to the present. X-axis is week of the year, Y-axis Water temperature at Bogue Pier. Lone vertical bar near the top of the graph is 4th of July.  Pretty warm temps for the 2020 year so far.   November surf… Read more »

Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for October 2020

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Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for October 2020 Surf at Bogue Pier had a Low of 71°, high of 75° only a slight 4° difference, with an average of 73.3°, and again above normal for the month. Sound had a Low of 65° and a high of 76° and an average of 71.3°. October’s surf and… Read more »

Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for September 2020

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Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for September 2020 Surf had a Low of 74°, high of 85° with an average of 80.0°, a couple degrees above normal. Sound had a Low of 64° on the first day of fall but a high of 88° and an average of 78.2°. Sept. surf and sound temperatures showed a… Read more »

Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for August 2020

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Emerald Isle Water Temperatures for August 2020 Surf had a Low of 81°, high of 85° with an average of 82.9°, a little above normal. Sound also had a Low of 81° but a high of 88° and an average of 84.2°. August surf temperatures were fairly flat with a very slight negative slope. Ditto… Read more »