Cape Chronicle Newsletter - November 16, 2018

November 16, 2018 Posted by: Mike Barber
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Photos of the Week
Join us at the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse the morning of December 8 for free lighthouse climbing!
Photo of an overturned boat and trailer on Ocracoke Island the morning of November 13. The bad weather that impacted the Outer Banks the evening of November 12 and the morning of November 13 did not cause damage to any National Park Service facilities.

Seashore Updates
  • On December 5, Cape Hatteras National Seashore will hold a public meeting to discuss its plans for a new beach parking area in Buxton, North Carolina. [Press Release]
  • Cape Hatteras National Seashore staff will participate in the Hatteras Island Christmas Parade on December 8.
  • For beach and ocean condition updates, go to:
  • The 2019 lighthouse climbing season starts the third Friday in April.

Upcoming Events
  • Breeches Buoy Reenactment Drill
    • Nov 20 at 2:00 pm
    • Description: The final Breeches Buoy Reenactment Drill of the season occurs at the Chicamacomico Life-Saving Station
  • Winter Lighthouse Climb
    • Dec 8 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (FREE)
    • Description: Enjoy a winter view of Hatteras Island from the top of Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. Presented in partnership with the Outer Banks Lighthouse Society. A little later in the day, make sure to check out the Hatteras Island Christmas Parade starting at 2:00 pm in Hatteras.

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Last updated: November 16, 2018

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