NAV ALERT: LNM: AICW MM 280, Extreme Shoaling, Mason Inlet Intersection, NC
This shoaling between these ICW buoys appears to be in the mouth of the Waterway’s intersection with Mason Inlet. Mid to high tide is recommended for passage in this intersection where shoaling and shifting channels are SOP.
Mariners are advised that shoaling exists in the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway in the vicinity of Mason Inlet Crossing between buoys 121 and 122A, to a depth of less than two feet at mean low water. Mariners are advised to use extreme caution while navigating this area.