LNM: Shoaling Reported, New River Inlet/AICW Intersection Problem Stretch, NC Statute Mile 247
Shoaling and groundings are always possible in the constantly shifting sands of the New River Inlet/AICW Intersection area. ICW Buoy 72A is on the north side of the Waterway’s intersection with the New River Inlet channel. As you will see in Chartview, numerous Alerts and LNMs have been posted concerning shoaling in this area.
SEC NC BNM 011-19
NC – NEW RIVER INLET CROSSING -SHOALING
MARINERS ARE ADVISED THAT SHOALING HAS BEEN REPORTED IN NEW RIVER INLET CROSSING NEAR BOGUE SOUND – NEW RIVER BUOY 72A (LLNR 39300) TO A DEPTH OF 3 FEET MLW. MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO USE EXTREME CAUTION WHILE NAVIGATING THIS AREA.