LNM: Severe Shoaling near AICW Buoy 47A, Lockwoods Folly Problem Stretch, NC Statute Mile 321
AICW buoy 47A is on the southwest shoulder of the inlet’s intersection with the Waterway. Lockwoods Folly Problem Stretch is noted for its shoaling and shifting channel.
SEC NC BNM 186-19
NORTH CAROLINA – MYRTLE GROVE SOUND TO LITTLE RIVER (CHART 11534)
CAPE FEAR RIVER – LITTLE RIVER BUOY 47A (LLNR 40230) MARINERS ARE ADVISED THAT SHOALING EXISTS IN LOCKWOODS FOLLY INLET TO A CH DEPTH OF 4 FT AT MEAN LOW WATER THROUGHOUT THE INLET AND TO A DEPTH OF 2 FEET AT MEAN LOW WATER IN THE CROSSING NEAR BUOY 47A. MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO USE CAUTION WHILE NAVIGATING THIS AREA.