Florida, Matanzas Pass Channel Changes

Written by Chuck Baier
December 17, 2020

Shoaling has been reported in the vicinity of the newly placed federal aids to navigation at Matanzas Pass at the previous position of Matanzas Pass Daybeacon 4 (LLNR 18095), in position 26-27-55.397n, 081-58-09.010w. Mariners are advised that recent dredge work has been completed returning the federal channel back to its original dimensions south of the current route. The channel runs close abeam of the southern beach at Bodwitch Point and is marked with a Temporary buoy 4. Additionally, a temporary danger shoal light has been placed in position 26-27-58.002N, 081-58-09.943, flashing quick white at night with a white and orange danger board. This location was previously the position of Matanzas Pass Light 5 (LLNR 18107). All mariners are advised to be aware of these hazards to navigation and transit the area with caution. Chart 11427

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Chuck Baier

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