NOAA Seeks Public Comments on Ending Paper Chart Publication By 2/1/2020

NOAA is initiating a five-year process to end all traditional paper nautical chart production and is seeking the public’s feedback via a Federal Register Notice published on November 15, 2019. Chart users, companies that provide products and services based on NOAA raster and electronic navigational chart (NOAA ENC®) products, and other stakeholders can help shape the manner Read More

Florida, Lake Okeechobee, Lake Levels Update

U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District Data Ending  2400 hours 30 DEC 2019     Today’s Lake Okeechobee Stage = 13.16 (Feet-NGVD29) Today’s Route 1 Navigational Depth ≈ 7.10 Feet Today’s Route 2 Navigational Depth ≈ 5.30 Feet Bridge Clearance = 50.21 Feet Feet Report Generated 31DEC2019 @ 16:08** Preliminary Data-Subject to Revision** Due to the changing 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

Great Lakes Water Levels Updates

Expected water levels on the Great Lakes for Aug 30 , 2019. Connecting Channels and the St. Lawrence River, given in inches above (+) or below (-) Low Water Datum (LWD). LWD is a plane of reference used on a navigation chart. It is also known as chart datum. Great Lakes: Lake Ontario +49, Lake Read More

North Carolina, Snows Cut Shoaling

Shoaling exists in Snows Cut to a depth of 4 feet at mean low water in various locations between New River – Cape Fear River Buoy 162 (LLNR 39757) and New River – Cape Fear River Lighted Buoy 163 (LLNR 39825). Mariners are advised to use caution while navigating this area. Chart 11534 View the Read More