Ocean Rescue


Nags Head Ocean Rescue provides water rescue services from April through October. During the summer, Nags Head beaches are patrolled by lifeguards on all-terrain-vehicles as well as fixed stands at the improved beach accesses.

Ocean Rescue Seal

Beach Access - Availability

For current beach access availability, call Nags Head Ocean Rescue at 252-441-5909 or Nags Head Public Works at 252-441-1122, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.