Washington, Snohomish River Bridge Notice

The US Coast Guard has approved a temporary bridge deviation to the operating schedule that governs the SR-529 Highway Bridge (North Bound) (LLNR 18594.11) from 0001 on 02 Jul 18 until 2359 on 30 Sep 18. This deviation allows the swing span of the subject bridge across Steamboat Slough, RM 1.2, near Marysville, WA, to Read More

Maryland, Elk River, Hazard To Navigation

There is a submerged hazard to navigation in the Elk River at position 39-30.715N, 075-53.345W, west of Courthouse Point between the Courthouse Point Obstruction Buoy (LLNR 9090) and the channel. Mariners should transit the area with caution. Chart 12274 View the area on our Chartviewer. Chuck Baier [email protected]

Maryland, Baltimore, Key Bridge Construction

An engineering firm, on behalf of the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) will be performing maintenance at the Francis Scott Key Bridge over the Patapsco River, at river mile 6.0 at Baltimore, MD. The maintenance will continue until approximately August 30, 2018; Mon-Fri; from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Repair and rehabilitation of the bridge will Read More

Virginia, Hampton Roads, Diving Operations

MARINERS ARE ADVISED THAT THE U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS WILL BE PERFORMING DIVE AND CRANE OPERATIONS IN THE VICINITY OF ELIZABETH RIVER CHANNEL LIGHTED BUOY 8 (LLNR 9500) OF THE NORFOLK HARBOR REACH CHANNEL AND ADJACENT ANCHORAGE BEGINNING JUNE 19, 2018 THROUGH JUNE 22, 2018, DURING DAYLIGHT HOURS ONLY. THE MOTOR VESSEL EWELL WILL Read More

Great Lakes Water Levels-MNN060217

Expected water levels on the Great Lakes for Jun 08, 2018. 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 +43, Lake Erie +56, Read More

Hurricane Season Information

The hurricane season extends from June 1st through November 30th. Hurricanes can cause excessive damage to vessels and loss of life. To minimize these dangers, the following precautions should be taken by all mariners before getting underway during the hurricane season: (a) Instruction of crew and passengers in location of emergency equipment and emergency procedures; Read More

Florida, Okeechobee Rim Route, Low Hanging Cable

The US Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has identified a low hanging fiber optic cable at the Torrey Island Bridge in RT-2 of the Okeechobee Waterway. The fiber optic cable is estimated to be 35 feet above the water; high mast vessels are encouraged to use RT-1 until the cable is raised to 52 feet. Read More

Florida, Lake Okeechobee, Lake Levels Update

U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District Data Ending  2400 hours 30 MAY 2018     Today’s Lake Okeechobee Stage = 14.08 (Feet-NGVD29) Today’s Route 1 Navigational Depth ≈ 8.02 Feet Today’s Route 2 Navigational Depth ≈ 6.22 Feet Bridge Clearance = 49.95 Feet S-308 Tailwater Elevation = 13.55 (Feet-NGVD29) Report Generated 31MAY2018 @ 16:38** Preliminary Data-Subject to Revision** Chuck Baier Read More

Summary of South Carolina to Florida Bridge Status

There will be many bridge closures and restriction due to construction, 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 any areas you Read More