UPDATE: Cherry Branch-Minnesott Beach ferry route back on schedule

Posted at 2:30 PM, Jan 06, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-06 14:54:37-05

UPDATE: The wind has died down on the Neuse River, according to officials. The Cherry Branch-Minnesott Beach ferry is back on its full schedule.

Below is a message from the North Carolina Ferry System:

“Well, we’ve got another round of high winds encroaching on the coast. Right now, winds are gusting 30-35 knots on the Neuse River, so we’ve had to go to a one-boat operation on the Cherry Branch-Minnesott Beach route. The remaining schedule for today:

From Cherry Branch:

2:30 p.m., 3:30, 4:30, 5:30, 6:30, 7:30, 8:30, 10:00, and midnight.

From Minnesott Beach:

3:00 p.m., 4:00, 5:00, 6:00, 7:00, 8:00, 9:00, 11:00, and 12:30 a.m.

We’ll let you know if the wind starts affecting any other routes.”