Captain of the Port reopens Port of Morehead City, NC

5th Coast Guard District NewsWILMINGTON, N.C. — The Port of Morehead City has been returned to the Seasonal Alert port condition and is reopened to all vessel traffic.

All mariners are advised to exercise caution when transiting restricted waters due to possible shoaling and aids-to-navigation possibly being off station or unreliable.

For entities operating in the Captain of the Port North Carolina Zone, please review the Sector North Carolina Hurricane Port Preparedness and Heavy Weather Plan located on the web at ( under “Local Contingencies.” In addition, severe weather information may be found on the Fifth Coast Guard District web site at

For guidance on specific issues or questions, please contact Sector North Carolina at (910) 343-3882.

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