Coast Guard scheduled to re-establish aids to navigation in inlet near Holden Beach, NC

Coast Guard scheduled to re-establish aids to navigation in inlet near Holden Beach, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard plans to replace the aids to navigation in the Lockwoods Folly Inlet near Holden Beach after the Army Corps of Engineers complete dredging of the inlet, which is scheduled for mid-to-late June. The Coast Guard temporarily removed the aids from the inlet in October 2011 in the interest of public safety, due to severe shoaling. Depths of less than three feet exist...

Coast Guard temporarily removes navigational aids from Lockwoods Folly Inlet

WILMINGTON, N.C. – Coast Guard Sector North Carolina personnel temporarily removed the aids to navigation from Lockwoods Folly Inlet this week due to severe shoaling in the waterway. Shoaling conditions in the area were exacerbated in late August by Hurricane Irene. Depths of less than three feet exist in many areas of Lockwoods Folly Inlet, less than the congressionally authorized federal navigation...

Coast Guard schedules temporary changes to navigational aids near Wilmington, NC

WILMINGTON, N.C. — The Coast Guard is scheduling to temporarily remove the aids to navigation located at the New Topsail Inlet in Topsail, N.C. and Lockwoods Folly Inlet between Holden Beach and Oak Island, N.C., Thursday. This action is being taken in the interest of public safety due to severe shoaling in these locations. Depths of less than three feet currently exist in many areas of the New Topsail...