Florida, West Coast, Big Sarasota Pass Shoaling

Written by Chuck Baier
January 31, 2019

The U.S. Coast Guard has received reports of shoaling in the vicinity of Private aid Big Sarasota Pass Daybeacon 13 (LLNR 21515). Mariners are advised to proceed with caution and remain a safe distance from Daybeacon 13 due to surrounding shoal and reduced water depth. This Private aid is owned and maintained by Sarasota County. The shoal will likely shift by the summer. Mariners are advised to use extreme caution while transiting the area and consult the latest Army Corps of Engineers hydrographic surveys for more information at

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Chuck Baier

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