Ocracoke to Hatteras at dawn. Photo: Peter Vankevich

Upate for Sunday, March 4. From the N.C. Ferry Division: Morning departures from Ocracoke, Cedar Island, and Swan Quarter are suspended due to high winds. Conditions will be reevaluated for the noon departures. For information call: 252-928-5311, 252-926-6021, or 252-225-7411

Second update, Sunday, March 4, 10:17 a.m.: With N.C. 12 closed on both Hatteras and Ocracoke islands, the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route will be suspending service until road conditions improve.

The N.C. Ferry Division announced early Saturday evening that the Hatteras to Ocracoke Ferry route resumed its normal schedule starting with Hatteras 6 p.m. and Ocracoke 6:15 p.m.  Service was suspended Friday morning due to high winds that continued into Saturday.

For more information on the Hatteras route, please call 252 996-6000.

While other routes also resumed, the Cedar Island/Ocracoke and Swan Quarter/Ocracoke routes did not run again today.  Apart from the stormy weather, there have been cancellations due to shoaling.

For information regarding these routes, call 252-928-5311, 252-225-7411, or 252-926-6021.

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