Lighted Buoy 9 is on the west shoulder of the entrance channel.
1. CAPE FEAR RIVER ENTRANCE CHANNEL LIGHTED BUOY 9 (LLNR 30355) REPORTED OFF STATION.
More ATONS affected by Hurricane Isaias.
1. MASONBORO INLET BUOY 2 (LLNR 30155) IS OFF STATION. 1. MASONBORO INLET BUOY 7 (LLNR 30180) IS OFF STATION.
MASONBORO INLET BUOY 6 (LLNR 30175) IS OFF STATION.
Many ICW marinas in North Carolina are closed in order to assess and repair damage from Hurricane Isaias. To phone ahead and find dockage, follow these steps to the Cruisers Net NC Marina Directory.
cruisersnet.net – All Regions – North Carolina – NC Marinas
The City of Gulfport continues to respond to the coronavirus pandemic with information and numerous actions for self protection against the virus. Gulfport is home to Gulfport Municipal Marina, A CRUISERS NET SPONSOR.
The Coast Guard would like to remind people of the dangers and penalties associated with hoax distress calls and the use of laser pointers pointed at aircraft or boat crews on patrol.
As you would expect, lots of number boards have blown off daybeacons and markers destroyed or pulled away from their positions throughout NC and VA. The Coast Guard is working hard to correct the numerous errors. There have already been a dozen or more of the type of Local Notices shown below, just today. Proceed with caution.
|MARINERS ARE ADVISED THAT AIDS TO NAVIGATION MAY BE UNRELIABLE ON NAVIGABLE WATERWAYS IN THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA DUE TO HURRICANE ISAIAS. ALL MARINERS ARE REQUESTED TO TRANSIT WITH CAUTION.|
SAFETY/NORTH CAROLINA – MYRTLE GROVE SOUND TO CASINO CREEK (Chart 11534)/ATON/SEC NC BNM 281-20
CALABASH CREEK DAYBEACON 2 (LLNR 31115) MISSING 01 DAYBOARD.
WHITTAKER CREEK BUOY 3A (LLNR 33724) REPORTED OFFSTATION.
PUNGO RIVER LIGHT 8 (LLNR 32915) IS DESTROYED, WRECKAGE REMAINS. ALL MARINERS ARE REQUESTED TO TRANSIT THE AREA WITH CAUTION.
MOREHEAD CITY CHANNEL LIGHTED BUOY 15 (LLNR 29385) IS OFF STATION.
CAPE FEAR RIVER – LITTLE RIVER LIGHT 24 (LLNR 40100) MISSING 01 DAYBOARD.
This partially submerged vessel is anchored midway between the John Gorrie Memorial Bridge 1.68NM to the north and the GIWW to the south in Apalachicola Bay.
FL – GIWW – APALACHICOLA BAY – Partially Submerged Vessel
A partially submerged 14-foot white fiberglass vessel is reported anchored in Apalachicola Bay, in approximate position 29-42.00N 084-57W (29°42.0000N / 084°57.0000W, 29.700000 / -84.950000) .00W. The vessel is reportedly not marked. Mariners are urged to transit the area with caution. Chart 11404 LNM 31/20
This floating obstruction is approximately 15.5NM SSW of Panama City.
FL – GULF OF MEXICO – Floating Inert Cylinder
A floating inert cylinder has been reported offshore Panama City, FL., in approximate position 29-52-11.940N 085-48-32.940W (29°52.1990N / 085°48.5490W, 29.869983 / -85.809150) . The cylinder is reportedly not marked. Mariners are urged to exercise caution in the area and report any sightings to the nearest U.S. Coast Guard unit, or Nicole Waters, at (850) 230-7999. Chart 11360 LNM 31/20