Florida, Lake Okeechobee, Lake Levels Update

U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District Data Ending  2400 hours 19 NOV 2020     Today’s Lake Okeechobee Stage = 16.30 (Feet-NGVD29) Today’s Route 1 Navigational Depth ≈ 10.24 Feet Today’s Route 2 Navigational Depth ≈ 8.44 Feet Bridge Clearance = 48.77 Feet Feet Report Generated 20NOV2020 @ 16:09** Preliminary Data-Subject to Revision** Due to the Read More

Summary of South Carolina to Florida Bridge Status

There will be many bridge closures and restrictions due to construction, weather events, holidays and special events along the Intracoastal Waterway. The list is long and too extensive for us to post here, but you can view them all from the Local Notice To Mariners, Seventh Coast Guard District. Be sure and check the list for Read More

Make a difference for manatees this November

November is Manatee Awareness Month and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is reminding the public that these large marine mammals are on the move. As temperatures drop, many of the state’s over 8,000 manatees will be on the move, migrating to warmer waters for the winter. During this time it is especially Read More

Performing a VHF Marine Radio Check

Sea Tow Automated Radio Check System no longer available: For several years, Sea Tow operated an Automated Radio Check System, which was available on VHF Channels 24 to 28 for the benefit of mariners in over 130 locations. However, on October 2nd, 2020 that service was discontinued. How to test a VHF Radio using Rescue Read More

Florida, Longboat Key Bridge Closure

Quinn Construction Inc, acting on behalf of the bridge owner, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), is authorized to temporarily deviate from drawbridge operation regulations 33 CFR 117.311 that governs the (SR789) New Pass Bridge across the New Pass channel, mile 0.5, at Sarasota, Florida. Under this temporary deviation, the (SR 789) New Pass Bridge will Read More

Virginia, Dismal Swamp Route Update

Notice to Navigation Interests U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District CENAO-WRO August 17, 2020, DISMAL SWAMP CANAL AND ALBEMARLE AND CHESAPEAKE CANAL ATLANTIC INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY. Effective at 8:30 AM on August 18, 2020, the locks at Deep Creek, Virginia, and South Mills, North Carolina will return to their normal operating schedule to accommodate vessels Read More