Marine Fisheries Recreational Water Quality

North Carolina Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board to meet February 8

Wed, Feb 8, 2023, 10:00am

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Tuesday, October 25, 2022 - 00:00

Water quality swimming advisory lifted for ocean-side site in Dare County

State recreational water quality officials today lifted a water quality swimming advisory at an ocean-side site in Dare County.
Tuesday, October 25, 2022

State recreational water quality officials today lifted a water quality swimming advisory at an ocean-side site in Dare County.

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 - 00:00

Water quality swimming advisory lifted for sound-side site in Dare County

State recreational water quality officials today lifted a water quality swimming advisory at a sound-side site in Dare County.
Tuesday, October 18, 2022

State recreational water quality officials today lifted a water quality swimming advisory at a sound-side site in Dare County.

Friday, October 14, 2022 - 00:00

Precautionary swimming advisory lifted for sound-side rivers in Pamlico, Craven and Beaufort Counties

The precautionary advisory against swimming issued due to Hurricane Ian is now lifted for all coastal waters including estuarine rivers.
Friday, October 14, 2022

The precautionary advisory against swimming issued due to Hurricane Ian is now lifted for all coastal waters including estuarine rivers.

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 - 00:00

Water quality swimming advisory lifted for sound-side site in Dare County

State recreational water quality officials today lifted a water quality swimming advisory for a sound-side swimming area in Dare County.
Wednesday, October 12, 2022

State recreational water quality officials today lifted a water quality swimming advisory for a sound-side swimming area in Dare County.

Friday, October 7, 2022 - 00:00

Water quality swimming advisory issued for sound-side site in Dare County

An advisory against swimming was posted today at a sound-side site in Dare County, where state officials found bacteria levels in the water that exceed the state’s and Environmental Protection Agency’s recreational water quality standards.
Friday, October 07, 2022

An advisory against swimming was posted today at a sound-side site in Dare County, where state officials found bacteria levels in the water that exceed the state’s and Environmental Protection Agency’s recreational water quality standards.

Thursday, October 6, 2022 - 00:00

Precautionary swimming advisory lifted for ocean and sound waters, with exception of a few areas in Dare County

The precautionary advisory against swimming issued due to Hurricane Ian is now lifted for coastal waters, except for one sound-side and one ocean-side site in Dare County.
Thursday, October 06, 2022

The precautionary advisory against swimming issued due to Hurricane Ian is now lifted for coastal waters, except for one sound-side and one ocean-side site in Dare County.

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 - 00:00

Commercial flounder season closing Oct. 6 in Pound Net Southern Management Area; trip limit established for pound nets in Northern and Central Management Areas

The commercial flounder season will close Oct. 6 in the Pound Net Southern Management Area. Additionally, a flounder trip limit is established for the Pound Net Northern and Central Management Areas.
Wednesday, October 05, 2022

The commercial flounder season will close Oct. 6 in the Pound Net Southern Management Area. Additionally, a flounder trip limit is established for the Pound Net Northern and Central Management Areas.

Friday, September 30, 2022 - 00:00

State officials advise against swimming in coastal waters impacted by Hurricane Ian

State recreational water quality officials are advising the public to avoid swimming in North Carolina coastal waters affected by Hurricane Ian.
Friday, September 30, 2022

State recreational water quality officials are advising the public to avoid swimming in North Carolina coastal waters affected by Hurricane Ian.