The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division will suspend
operations on the Hatteras Inlet route after tomorrow’s 8 a.m. ferry
run from Ocracoke to Hatteras.
The division also will suspend ferry operations on Pamlico Sound after the 9:30 a.m. ferry run from Ocracoke to Swan Quarter.
These will be the final ferries leaving Ocracoke until Hurricane Florence passes.
The remaining schedule is as follows:
Today: 3:05 p.m.,
3:30 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 5:10 p.m., 5:25 p.m., 7 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 7:45
p.m., 8 p.m., 9:30 p.m., 10:30 p.m. and midnight.
Tomorrow: 5 a.m., 7 a.m., and 8 a.m.
- Ocracoke to Cedar Island:
Today: 4 p.m. and 9 p.m.
- Ocracoke to Swan Quarter:
Today: 3:45 p.m.
As of 2 p.m. this afternoon, the North
Carolina Ferry System had evacuated 1,582 people from Ocracoke on the
Hatteras, Cedar Island and Swan Quarter routes.
Tomorrow: 7 a.m., 7:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.
Ferry Division managers will monitor weather conditions and resume
service as soon as it is safe to do so. Re-entry restrictions will be
decided by Hyde County Emergency Management.
For real-time updates, follow the Ferry Division on Twitter at @NCDOT_Ferry.