North Carolina Shark Attacks

112 attacks recorded (12 fatal)
North Carolina shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Jul 1st 1905 Ocracoke, Hyde County Y
Aug 14th 2022 Cape Lookout, Carteret County N
Aug 21st 1900 Southport, Brunswick County N
Sep 1st 1895 Near the mouth of the Cape Fear River, Brunswick County N
New Bern, Craven County N
Sep 5th 1881 Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County Y
Jul 27th 1870 Smithville (now Southport), Brunswick County N
Sep 30th 1855 Cape Hatteras N
Sep 28th 1853 Morehead, Carteret County N
Morehead, Carteret County N
Somewhere between Hatteras and Beaufort N
Ocracoke Inlet Y
123

Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County (184)
  • Daytona Beach, Volusia County (34)
  • Ponce Inlet, Volusia County (23)
  • Melbourne Beach, Brevard County (21)
  • Myrtle Beach, Horry County (18)
  • Isle of Palms, Charleston County (15)
  • Jacksonville Beach, Duval County (14)
  • Cocoa Beach, Brevard County (14)
  • Ponce Inlet, New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County (13)
  • Cocoa Beach, Brevard County (12)

Attacks by month

  • January (1)
  • February (1)
  • May (4)
  • June (20)
  • July (33)
  • August (28)
  • September (14)
  • October (2)
  • November (1)
  • December (1)