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VISITORS

Cape Hatteras National Seashore sees 37 percent increase in October visitation

Cape Hatteras National Seashore announced that it hosted an estimated 259,618 visits in October, up 37.58% from October 2019. This was the second-busiest October on ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

boat

Boat capsizes in Currituck Sound near Poplar Branch Boating Access

A boat has capsized early Wednesday morning in the Currituck Sound. At approximately 5:30 a.m., three teens ranging in age from 16-18 departed from the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

flares

Military flares wash up on Cape Lookout National Seashore beach

Cape Lookout National Seashore reported Tuesday that military flares had washed up on the beach near mile marker 39 to 40. Beachgoers were advised to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

bermuda

Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City crew assists in rescue of Canadian mariners from sailing vessel 140 miles off Bermuda

The Coast Guard assisted in the rescue of three boaters from their sailing vessel approximately 140 miles North East of Bermuda on Saturday morning, November ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

OVERTURNED

Coast Guard, partner agencies search for two missing from overturned vessel

The Coast Guard and partner agencies continue their search for two people in the water after an overturned recreational vessel was discovered near Beaufort Inlet ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

SEARCH

Coast Guard suspends search prompted by empty life raft

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for people after an empty raft was spotted off the shore of North Carolina’s Outer Banks. Petty ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Associated Press.

oregon inlet

Station Oregon Inlet crewmembers assist boat just north of channel

Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet received a report around 6 p.m. on Friday, November 6 of a 38 ft. sport fisher with one person on ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

bluefish

Feds to allow same level of bluefish fishing in 2021

Fishermen in the U.S. will be allowed to bring about the same amount of bluefish to the docks in the coming year under a proposal ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Associated Press.

Pamlico Sound and more closed to stretched mesh gill nets 4 to 6½ inches

North Carolina Marine Fisheries Proclamation M20-2020 closed all management units south of Management Unit A to the use of gill nets with a stretched mesh ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

SEARCH

Coast Guard searching for possible missing people offshore of Buxton

The Coast Guard reported Thursday just before 6 p.m. that it is searching for a possible missing people in the water approximately one mile offshore ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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