LNM: Severe Shoaling, Isle of Palms, Problem Stretch SC AICW 460
This stretch of shoaling north of the Ben Sawyer Bridge has been a Problem Stretch for some time with numerous warnings in the past. Cruisers Net continues to advise mid to high tide passage only. See also Warning.
SOUTH CAROLINA – AICW – CASINO CREEK TO BEAUFORT RIVER – WINYAH BAY – CHARLESTON HARBOR: Severe Shoaling.
There is severe shoaling at low-tide depths of 2ft across the AICW in the vicinity of Isle of Palms between Winyah Bay-Charleston Harbor Daybeacon 117A (LLNR 34510.5) 32-47-11.607N / 079-48-33.383W (32°47.1935N / 079°48.5564W, 32.786558 / -79.809273) and Winyah Bay-Charleston Harbor Daybeacon 119 (LLNR 34520) 32-46-49.809N / 079-49-23.561W (32°46.8301N / 079°49.3927W, 32.780502 / -79.823211) . Mariners are advised to use extreme caution while transiting the area. Chart 11518 LNM 47/18