Coast Guard notifies mariners of AICW shoaling in NC

Coast Guard notifies mariners of AICW shoaling in NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard is notifying mariners Saturday about several areas on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AICW) in North Carolina where shoaling poses a hazard to navigation. Mariners are advised that shoaling hazards exist at AICW mile markers 237, 271, 280 and 321. Severe shoaling has restricted the federal channel depths and horizontal clearances of the AICW in the following...

Coast Guard urges caution while transiting Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway

Coast Guard urges caution while transiting Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard urges mariners Wednesday to exercise caution while transiting the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AICW) due to shoaling conditions. Several portions of the AICW show significant shoaling, specifically those areas near mile markers 237, 271, 280 and 321 in North Carolina. There have been and continue to be groundings in these areas. Shoaling conditions increase the...

Coast Guard to hold Special Local Regulation on Waccamaw River

BUCKSPORT, S.C. – The Coast Guard is to hold a Special Local Regulation (SLR) on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway on Saturday and Sunday from approximately 11:30 a.m., until 7:00 p.m., each day during the Outboard Drag Boat Association “Draggin’ on the Waccamaw” boat race. The SLR will encompass all waterways of the Waccamaw River from mile marker 377 to 378. The SLR is enforced to protect...