Chart View Search

Search Waterway by Nautical Mile

Select Waterway:
Statute Mile:

(Min: 0nm Max: 1095nm)

Search by Latitude/Longtitude

Degrees/Minutes/Decimal Minutes Format
Degrees/Decimal Degrees Format
(Degrees/Decimal Degrees Format Only)

Deg:   Min/Dec. Min:   

Deg:   Min/Dec. Min:   

(Degrees/Minutes/Decimal Minutes Format Only)

The Salty Southeast
Cruisers' Net
Cruisers Helping Cruisers

South River – Eastern Shore Anchorage – Navigational Detail

Use chart 11541 for entry into South River. Set course from a position about halfway between markers #6 and #7 to come abeam of marker #1, which denotes the South River’s entrance, by 25 yards to its southwestern side. Then set course to pass marker #2 fairly close on its northeastern side. Immediately after passing #2, bend your course to a more southern track and pass markers #WR3 and #5 fairly close to their western sides. Once past #5, simply stay within shouting distance of the river’s midsection. Minimum depths of 8 feet can be carried for several miles upstream.
Some 1.2 nautical miles past #5, you will encounter marker #6 near the river’s southwestern shore. This aid to navigation marks the entrance to Big Creek, home of a fish-processing house.
One of the best spots to anchor lies southeast of #6 where chart 11548 correctly notes 10-foot depths running to within 100 yards of the northeasterly banks. Ease into this cove, feeling your way with the sounder. Be on guard against the charted pool of 4-foot waters to the southeast.

Add your comment to this discussion:

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked (required). All "Comments/Reviews" submitted to the Salty Southeast Cruisers' Net are reviewed by our editorial staff before being published.

Click here to submit cruising news
Click Here To Join The Cruisers' Net Alert List
Enter your email address below to sign up for our Salty Southeast Cruisers' Alert List and receive notices of breaking news that affects the cruising community from North Carolina to New Orleans!
Cruising News and Reference Directories
Boat Broker Partners