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Wind Effect on AICW Depths in Currituck Sound and North Landing River, St. M. 30-40

Posted by Larry Dorminy | Posted on 08-04-2012

The AICW begins following the wide expanse of the North Landing River at about statute mile 30, on the so-called, North Carolina – Virginia Cut route, south of Pungo Ferry, and empties into Currituck Sound around statute mile 40. If you have local knowledge concerning wind effects on depths in the river and sound, please share that information with Capt. Chace.
I can tell you from personal experience that sustained, fresh northerly winds can low water levels significantly in northern Currituck Sound, including the AICW’s passage through this body of water between North Landing River and the man-made canal leading to Coinjock. With a 7-foot draft (see below), wind tides could be a very significant factor!

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I see from the ACE surveys that the channel in North Landing River below the NC line is getting shallow. I am planning to transit in mid Sept with 7′ of draft and have done this a few times. I am interested in hearing from anyone who may have observations of wind effect on depth of water in Currituck Sound and North Landing River. I have the ACE waypoints plugged in but want to avoid wind driven lower depths.
Captain Bill Chace

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