Coast Guard scheduled to temporarily discontinue navigation aids at Hatteras Inlet, NC

Coast Guard scheduled to temporarily discontinue navigation aids at Hatteras Inlet, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard Sector North Carolina is scheduled to temporarily discontinue numerous navigation aids Thursday in the vicinity of Hatteras Inlet due to shoaling. Recent hydrographic surveys indicate shoaling in Hatteras Inlet between Buoy 9 and Buoy 13. The current navigational aids in this section of the waterway do not accurately mark navigable water due to limited channel depth...

Coast Guard, partner agencies to announce establishment of new North Carolina ferry route

Coast Guard, partner agencies to announce establishment of new North Carolina ferry route
PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Personnel from the U.S. Coast Guard, Army Corps of Engineers and the North Carolina Department of Transportation are scheduled to announce the establishment of the Barney Slough ferry route Monday between Hatteras Island, North Carolina, and Ocracoke Island, North Carolina at the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum. Hatteras Inlet Channel has been subject to shifting shoals and sandbars...

Coast Guard warning mariners of shoaling at Hatteras, NC

WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard is warning mariners of shoaling approximately one-half mile into the Hatteras Inlet Channel here, Monday. The width of the channel has been reduced due to encroaching shoals on either side of the waterway. Vessel operators are urged not to pass other vessels in the vicinity of buoy 11A, light list number 28730.1, and 12C, light list number 28732.3, in the Hatteras...