Coast Guard conducting waterway study of Point Judith Harbor of Refuge and pond

RHODE ISLAND – The U.S. Coast Guard is conducting Waterways Analysis and Management System (WAMS) review of Point Judith Harbor of Refuge. The WAMS review is used to determine the effectiveness of aids to navigation within the waterways.

The following areas will be reviewed:
1) Point Judith Harbor of Refuge
2) Point Judith Pond.

The data gathered in the analysis will be used to determine the need for altering or modifying the channel and hazard markings. The last survey for Point Judith Harbor was completed in April 1992.

Mariners, boaters and other concerned parties are invited to comment on these waterways by:

  1. Attending a public meeting at Coast Guard Station Point Judith (1470 Ocean Rd., Narragansett, RI 02882) on May 8, 2008 from 6 – 8 p.m., and/or
  2. Completing a survey available at

Completed surveys should be emailed, faxed, or mailed to the address below by May 15, 2008.

United States Coast Guard
Sector Southeastern New England
Waterways Division
20 Risho Ave
East Providence, RI 02914
Fax: 401.435.2399

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