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May, 2012 Report from Hell Gate, AICW Problem Stretch, Statute Mile 602

Posted by Larry Dorminy | Posted on 05-18-2012

The AICW follows the narrow, man-made canal known as Hell Gate between the Vernon and Ogeechee Rivers. These waters have been an “AICW Problem Stretch” for years. Fortunately, dredging during the summer of 2009 had kept depths decent until December of 2010 when reports of new shoaling began. Looks like the surrounding shallows are once again beginning to creep into the channel. Effective immediately, cautious captains should begin to time their traversal of Hell Gate for mid to high tide.

Entered Hells Gate, abeam of “92″ at 1348, about 1 hour after low tide. Strayed a little to far to the red side at the edge of the channel and got as low as 7.5′-corrected to center channel and saw from 8′ to 14′ to “87″ at 1355, where it dropped off to 10-12′. There is a nun “90″ in the cut that may not appear on some charts. Passage should not be a problem, even at low tide.
Michael J. Horowitz aboard ALTAIR

Click Here To View the Cruisers’ Net’s “AICW Problem Stretches” Listing For Hell Gate

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