LNM: NAV ALERT: AICW Shoaling Reported near Buoys 80A and 82, Shallotte Inlet Intersection, Problem Stretch, NC Statute Mile 330
ICW buoys 80A and 82 are on the north side of the Waterway and were relocated in April due to a shifting channel in this ICW Problem Stretch. Slow speed and Mid to high tide are recommended.
1.CAPE FEAR RIVER - LITTLE RIVER/SHALLOTTE INLET CROSSINGS 2. MARINERS ARE ADVISED THAT SEVERE SHOALING HAS BEEN OBSERVED BETWEEN CAPE FEAR RIVER - LITTLE RIVER B 80A AND B 82 DEPTHS AS LOW AS 4FT MLW ENCROACH FROM THE SOUTHEAST EDGE OF THE CH EXTENDING INTO THE INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY CAUSING TRANSITTING ISSUES AT LOW TIDE. MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO USE EXTREME CAUTION WHILE NAVIGATING IN THIS AREA.