NAV ALERT: LNM: AICW MM 1080, Shoaling Reported, Bakers Haulover, FL
FLORIDA – AICW – WEST PALM BEACH TO MIAMI – NORTHERN BISCAYNE BAY: Bakers Haulover Shoaling
Mariners are advised that significant shoaling has been identified in portions of the Intracoastal waterway within Bakers Haulover, in the vicinity of:
25-54-15.77N / 80-07-49.37W (25°54.2629N / 080°7.8229W, 25.904381 / -80.130381),
25-53-51.14N / 80-08-01.75W (25°53.8523N / 080°8.0291W, 25.897539 / -80.133819),
25-53-59.71N / 80-07-33.10W (25°53.9951N / 080°7.5517W, 25.899919 / -80.125861),
25-54-15.62N / 80-07-44.83W (25°54.2603N / 080°7.7471W, 25.904339 / -80.129119) .
The shoaling has resulted in depths being reduced below 10 feet in some areas with the most severe portions showing a depth as low as 2.9 feet.
Extreme caution should be exercised when transiting the area to avoid vessel damage and potential groundings.