As Hurricane Earl approaches Eastern Carolina it is already churning up some big waves.
Surfers on Emerald Isle were taking advantage of the increased wave activity.
More than a dozen surfers made their way into the water Wednesday. One by one each took to the waves as swells of Hurricane Earl are already being felt on the beach. Surfers say the waves were a lot stronger Wednesday morning than the past few days and they expect it to be like that for the next day or two..
Many of the surfers we spoke to say they plan to go back right before things take a turn for the worse.