LNM: USACE: Apalachicola-Chattahoochee and Flint River System Update, Northern Gulf, FL
The USACE has declared 7ft depth channel levels in this Northern Gulf river system.
FL – AL – GA – APALACHICOLA – CHATTAHOOCHEE AND FLINT (ACF) RIVER SYSTEM – UPDATE
Based on the 10-day forecast for releases from Jim Woodruff Lock and Dam and subsequent forecasted stage at Blountstown gage, the USACE is continuing to support a 7-foot navigation channel.
Additionally, the forecast for the area calls for normal rainfall for the next 3 months. The composite storage graphic, which is updated weekly, can be viewed at the following website:
A 7.4-foot Blountstown stage is needed to provide a 7-foot channel on the Apalachicola River. River stages for the ACF system can be viewed at:
Commercial mariners should schedule lockage appointments at the Jim Woodruff Lock by calling (850) 663-4692 or (229) 723-3482. George W. Andrews and Walter F. George Locks remain closed due to mechanical failures. ACF Navigation Bulletins will continue to be issued on a monthly and as needed basis throughout the navigation season. Mariners can direct any questions to Ashley Kleinschrodt, at (251) 694-3726. LNM 6/21