Friday, September 16, 2005

Ferry Report

From the NC Ferry Division website (, Friday, 09/16/05:

Hurrican Ophelia Update

Due to conditions caused by Hurricane Ophelia, ferries are operating as follows:

  • Cedar Island - Ocracoke: Suspended until further notice
  • Hatteras: Modified schedule - departs hourly from both sides from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Swan Quarter - Ocracoke: Modified schedule - departs from Swan Quarter at 9:30 a.m, 12:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.; departs Ocracoke at 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

It is expected that all routes will resume regular schedules on Saturday, September 17.

Call 511, the state's free travel hotline or 1-800-BY-FERRY for up-to-date information on ferry operations.


  1. Anonymous4:08 PM

    Oh, to be on Ocracoke...sigh.

  2. Anonymous7:25 PM

    Do I remember you telling a story of someone named Ophelia? Maybe your mother or grandmother? That name just sounds familiar to me.
    -Mandy Davis, Ranburne, AL