Coastal Flood Watch issued for the Outer Banks; Ocean overwash and flooding possible again next week

A strong coastal low will strengthen off the Mid-Atlantic coast on Monday, bringing several coastal impacts through the middle of the week, per an update from the National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City office. Minor to moderate coastal flooding is likely for oceanside and soundside locations, and in particular, areas vulnerable to strong northerly winds. Water […]

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All Hatteras and Ocracoke ferry routes resume service

The Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry, Ocracoke-Cedar Island ferry, and Ocracoke-Swan Quarter ferry resumed regular operations on Saturday morning, October 1, per an update from the North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division. Ferry service was suspended due to high winds and hazardous weather conditions stemming from Hurricane Ian. For a complete schedule on all ferry routes, visit, or call 1-800-BY-FERRY.