Cedar Island, Swan Quarter and Hatteras Ferry Routes Resume Service

Cedar Island, Swan Quarter and Hatteras Ferry Routes Resume Service The U.S. Coast Guard has given approval for the resumption of passenger service on the N.C. Department of Transportation’s Cedar Island, Swan Quarter, and Hatteras ferry routes. The Cedar Island and Swan Quarter routes will resume scheduled service immediately, while the Hatteras route will resume […] Local News |  Full Article

Remainder of Cape Hatteras National Seashore Visitor Services and Facilities to Reopen

Cape Hatteras National Seashore visitor services and facilities south of Oregon Inlet, including all campgrounds, will reopen this afternoon at 1 p.m. Facilities north of Oregon Inlet reopened this morning at 9 a.m. Beach access ramps will reopen as assessments are completed. The status of beach access ramps will be posted throughout the day on […] Seashore News |  Full Article

Soundside Flooding Becoming an Issue; Wednesday Afternoon Update for Hurricane Maria

Maria regained hurricane status – with maximum sustained wind speeds of 75 mph as opposed to 70 mph – and soundside flooding was reported in multiple locations throughout Hatteras Island as of Wednesday afternoon. Despite Maria’s slight strengthening, the forecast for the Outer Banks has not changed, per the noon briefing from the National Weather […] Local News |  Full Article