The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City is
pleased to announce the creation of 3 new marine forecast/warning zones in Eastern North Carolina.
The 3 new marine zones are:
The Alligator River.
The Pamlico and Pungo Rivers.
The Neuse River and Bay Rivers.
These new marine
zones will take effect on April 1, 2014 at 2 PM. These new marine zones are being created to
better serve the safety and commercial interests of the marine community across Eastern North
Carolina. If you have any comments, questions or concerns about the new marine zones, please contact
Warning Coordination Meteorologist John Cole by phone @ 252-223-5737 or by email at