Coast Guard rescues 65-year-old man from water near Ponce Inlet

Coast Guard rescues 65-year-old man from water near Ponce Inlet
24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water file photo. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Coast Guard rescued a 65-year-old man from the water near Ponce Inlet, Monday. A Coast Guard Station Ponce De Leon Inlet 24-foot Special Purpose Craft–Shallow Water (SPC-SW) boat crew recovered the man from the water and safely transported him to Station Ponce in good condition. At approximately 1:30 p.m., as they...

Coast Guard Warning Boaters of Shoaling In Ponce Inlet

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. – Boaters should use caution when transiting Ponce de Leon Inlet, Fla., because significant shoaling has lowered the depth of the navigational channel. Navigational light buoys 7A and 7B in Ponce Inlet were relocated Wednesday in order to compensate for the shoaling, but mariners should still use extreme caution when transiting in this area during low tide. The average...