9 a.m. Sunday Update: All ferry operations have resumed.
The Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry operations have been suspended due to inclement weather as of Saturday morning, November 25. Ferry service will resume once weather conditions improve.
In addition, the morning trips for the Ocracoke-Cedar Island and Ocracoke-Swanquarter ferry routes have been canceled. The N.C. Ferry System will reassess the weather situation at 12:00 pm to make a decision on the scheduled afternoon trips for the Ocracoke-mainland ferries.
To get notified of ferry delays or cancellations, sign up for text and email alerts via the N.C. Ferry System’s FINS system: www.ncdot.gov/fins. Users will get notified of any schedule changes directly from the terminal, and can unsubscribe at any time.
The Dare County Sheriff’s Office also reported that there is a large amount of sand that is starting to accumulate across both lanes of N.C. Highway 12 near the Pea Island Visitor Center, north of Rodanthe, as of Saturday morning. The highway is passable at this time, and NCDOT has been advised. Please use caution when traveling in this area