Coast Guard warns boaters of significant shoaling in Oregon Inlet, NC

Coast Guard warns boaters of significant shoaling in Oregon Inlet, NC
WILMINGTON, N.C. — Coast Guard Sector North Carolina is urging mariners to use extreme caution when transiting the channel at Oregon Inlet due to significant shoaling and extremely shallow water. The shoaling, especially in the vicinity of Oregon Inlet Buoys 4 (LLNR 27990) and 6 (LLNR 28003), poses a significant threat to mariners. The Coast Guard strongly advises to proceed with extreme caution...

Fire Island Inlet shoaling impacts Coast Guards ability to respond

Fire Island Inlet shoaling impacts Coast Guards ability to respond
NEW YORK – Fire Island Inlet historically experiences areas of shoaling, throughout the year. Sand routinely shifts dramatically during and after storms, and as a result can cause the inlet to be a challenge to navigate. As a result of the current shoaling, Master Chief Petty Officer Chad Wendt, Officer in Charge of Coast Guard Station Fire Island, has had to temporarily suspend the unit’s offshore...

Coast Guard warns of dangerous conditions near East Cathlamet, Wash.

SEATTLE ─ The Coast Guard is warning mariners that severe and increased shoaling in the southeast portion of Cathlamet Channel near East Cathlamet, Wash,, from Little Island to Nassa Point is no longer safe to navigate, or mark with aids to navigation. The Coast Guard has removed the following AtoN, and will delete the aids from the Light List and chart 18523: Cathlamet Channel Buoy 5 (Light List...