Sector North Carolina has oversight of operational Coast Guard missions throughout the entire State of North Carolina. Our primary missions include Search and Rescue, Marine Safety, Ports and Waterways Coastal Security, Marine Environmental Protection, Aids to Navigation, Maritime Law Enforcement, and Recreational Boating Safety.
The State of North Carolina is home to some of the nation’s most diverse aquatic habitats, including 23 species of threatened sea turtles, birds, whales, fish, and sea grasses. North Carolina’s busy waterways boast a robust commercial ferry system, two major international ports, and a commercial fishing fleet of over 9000 vessels. The challenging environment beset by shifting sands, shallow inlets, and the constant threat of hurricanes make North Carolina waterways some of the most difficult to navigate.
2017 Hurricane Season Memo to Families
2017 Hurricane Family Preparedness Guide
Hazards of North Carolina Coastal Inlets
Sector North Carolina
Wilmington, NC 28451
24 Hour Operations Center