Surf at Bogue Pier ranged from low of 81-degrees to a high of 85-degrees with an average of 83.3-degrees (blue). Bogue Sound had a Low of 80-degrees and a high of 88-degrees with an average of 83.7-degrees (red). Interestingly average Bogue Sound and surf temperatures were very close, and we had a usual number of days when both temps were the same. A fit to the surf temps gave a horizontal line with a slope of essentially zero. We had our first mullet blow of the season running from 8/24-29, right on time.
Plot of August surf (blue) and Bogue Sound (red) water temperatures.