North Carolina, Lockwoods Folly, Shoaling

Written by Chuck Baier
January 13, 2022

SIGNIFICANT SHOALING HAS BEEN REPORTED IN LOCKWOODS FOLLY INLET CROSSING BETWEEN DAYBEACON 46 (LLNR 40220) AND BUOY 47 (LLNR 40225) SPANNING THE WIDTH OF THE CHANNEL. DEPTHS OF 4′ -5 MLW HAVE BEEN REPORTED.

LITTLE RIVER BUOY 47 (LLNR 40225) REPORTED OFF STATION

THE FOLLOWING AIDS TO NAVIGATION HAVE BEEN RE-ESTABLISHED.

A. LOCKWOODS FOLLY INLET LIGHTED BUOY 1 (LLNR 31010) RE-ESTABLISHED IN APPROX POSITION 33-54-25.700N, 078-14-24.367W (33°54.4283N / 078°14.4061W, 33.907139 / -78.240102), DISPLAYING Fl G 4s, 6NM.

B. LOCKWOODS FOLLY INLET LIGHTED BUOY 2 (LLNR 31015) RE-ESTABLISHED IN APPROX POSITION 33-54-26.937N, 078-14-22.524W (33°54.4490N / 078°14.3754W, 33.907483 / -78.239590), DISPLAYING FL R 4S, 6NM.

C. LOCKWOODS FOLLY INLET BUOY 3 (LLNR 31020) RE-ESTABLISHED IN APPROX POSITION 33-54-37.328N, 078-14-22.400W (33°54.6221N / 078°14.3734W, 33.910369 / -78.239556) .

D. LOCKWOODS FOLLY INLET BUOY 4 (LLNR 31025) RE-ESTABLISHED IN APPROX POSITION 33-54-44.795N, 078-14-21.349W (33°54.7466N / 078°14.3558W, 33.912443 / -78.239264) .

E. LOCKWOODS FOLLY INLET BUOY 5 (LLNR 31027) RE-ESTABLISHED IN APPROX POSITION 33-54-51.643N, 078-14-19.805W (33°54.8607N / 078°14.3301W, 33.914345 / -78.238835) .

F. LOCKWOODS FOLLY INLET BUOY 6 (LLNR 31030) RE-ESTABLISHED IN APPROX POSITION 33-54-58.338N, 078-14-15.161W (33°54.9723N / 078°14.2527W, 33.916205 / -78.237545) .

G. LOCKWOODS FOLLY INLET BUOY 7 (LLNR 31035) REESTABLISHED IN APPROX POSITION 33-55-06.802N, 078-14-15.906W (33°55.1134N / 078°14.2651W, 33.918556 / -78.237752) .

H. LOCKWOODS FOLLY INLET BUOY 8 (LLNR 31040) RE-ESTABLISHED IN APPROX POSITION 33-55-07.957N, 078-14-14.376W (33°55.1326N / 078°14.2396W, 33.918877 / -78.237327) . Charts: 11520

View the area on our Chartviewer.

Chuck Baier

[email protected]