Hurricane Season 2022

It is never too early to start planning for the hurricane season! We were lucky in the last two years that there was no significant threat to the island, but it is always best to be prepared. Make sure you familiarize yourself with the Shipyard Disaster Guide and have submitted an updated Emergency Contact Form. Find out more about hurricanes and preparation guidelines here.

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Fall Festival POSTPONED

We are sad to announce that the Fall Festival Block Party scheduled for this Friday, October 23rd has been postponed. There is a significant chance of inclement weather, so we do not want to take the chance of getting rained out. Please look out for future information on the rescheduling of this event. Thank you for understanding.

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Tropical Storm: Isaias (8/3/20)

Good morning, everyone! The latest storm information from Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, Tom Dunn, is attached. Chief Alexander suggests that all owners take heed of the pending storm conditions, stay tuned to local news outlets, try to stay indoors as much as possible and to secure any outdoor equipment to avoid property damage. As you may have already noticed, surf is very rough at the beach and the wind has already picked up in that area. The Shipyard Welcome Center will close at noon to provide personnel time to get to their homes safely before the storm’s projected arrival time of …

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Tropical Storm: Isaias (8/2/20)

Tropical Storm Isaias expected to impact Beaufort County starting tomorrow afternoon, Monday. Starting tomorrow afternoon, Monday, August 3, 2020, and throughout tomorrow night, Tropical Storm Isaias is expected to bring heavy rain, potentially damaging winds and flooding to Beaufort County. As of 2:00 p.m. today, Sunday, the National Weather Service’s National Hurricane Center is reporting Isaias to be located 370 miles south-southeast of Savannah, moving north-northwest at 9 mph with maximum sustained winds of 65 mph. Updates from the National Hurricane Center can be accessed here: https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/ Due to the storm, Beaufort County is under a riptide warning and strong currents …

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Hurricane Alert: Isaias (7/31/20)

Hurricane Isaias Alert National Hurricane Center At 1100 AM, the center of Hurricane Isaias was located by an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft and Bahamas radar near latitude 24.7 North, longitude 77.9 West. Isaias is moving toward the northwest near 12 mph (19 km/h). A general northwestward motion with some decrease in forward speed is expected for the next day or so, followed by a north-northwestward motion by late Sunday. On the forecast track, the center of Isaias will move over northern Andros Island during the next few hours and move near or over Grand Bahama Island in the Northwestern …

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