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    • [EXPIRED] LNM: Live-Fire Drills Continue, August 19-25, New River, off and on NC AICW Statute Mile 247


      Live-fire exercises have been going on for some weeks now. Let these Local Notices serve as reminders to avoid these waters northwest of the Waterway.


      SAFETY/NORTH CAROLINA – NEW RIVER – FIRING EXERCISES FROM 19 AUG TO 25 AUG 2019 /SAFETY ZONE/SEC NC BNM 299-19
      1. THE RESTRICTED AREAS IN THE NEW RIVER, AS SHOWN ON NATIONAL OCEAN
      SERVICE CHART 11542, THAT WILL BE CLOSED TO NAVIGATION FOR THE
      STONE BAY RIFLE RANGE FIRING EXERCISES DURING THE FOLLOWING
      PERIODS: STONE CREEK SECTOR, STONE BAY SECTOR, TRAPS BAY SECTOR,
      COURTHOUSE BAY SECTOR, AND GREY POINT SECTOR WILL BE CLOSED TO
      NAVIGATION DUE TO FIRING EXERCISES 24 HOURS DAILY.
      2. FARNELL BAY SECTOR, MORGANS BAY SECTOR, AND JACKSONVILLE SECTOR
      WILL BE CLOSED TO NAVIGATION DUE TO FIRING EXERCISES FROM SUNRISE TO
      SUNSET.
      3. SHIP OPERATIONS CONSISTING OF LANDING CRAFT, AMPHIBIOUS VEHICLES,
      AND HELICOPTERS MAY BE CONDUCTED IN THE ONSLOW BEACH OPERATING AREA
      AND ALL SECTORS OF NEW RIVER TO INCLUDE DIVE OPERATIONS.
      4. DUE TO UNEXPLODED ORDNANCE ON BROWNS ISLAND AND IN THE ADJACENT
      WATERWAYS AND MARSH AREAS, BROWNS ISLAND IS OFF LIMITS TO ALL
      UNAUTHORIZED PERSONNEL. VESSELS MAY TRANSIT THE SURROUNDING WATERS,
      HOWEVER NO VESSEL SHALL BOTTOM FISH OR ANCHOR.
      5. MARINERS TRAVELING ON THE WESTERN SIDE OF THE NEW RIVER BETWEEN
      STONE BAY AND FARNELL BAY SHOULD BE AWARE THAT THERE ARE NUMEROUS
      SIGN POLES WITHOUT WORKING LIGHTS AND ARE LEANING OR SUBMERGED AS A
      RESULT OF HURRICANE FLORENCE AND PRESENT HAZARDS TO NAVIGATION.
      THESE POLES ONCE HAD SIGNS DENOTING AREAS OF CAUTION AROUND THE
      STONE BAY RIFLE RANGE AND VERONA LOOP FIRING RANGES.
      6. SIGNS ARE LOCATED ALONG THE STONE BAY, GREY POINT AND FARNELL
      BAY SECTORS OF THE NEW RIVER. MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP LEJEUNE IS
      WORKING TO REPLACE THESE SIGNS.
      8. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION ON FIRING EXERCISES CONTACT CAMP LEJEUNE
      RANGE CONTROL AT 910-451-3064/4449.

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