LNM: NAV ALERT: Possible Debris, Masonboro Inlet/AICW Intersection, NC Statute 285
Shinn Creek is the inlet channel connecting Masonboro Inlet with the Waterway immediately south of Wrightsville Beach. The danger here is the possibility of debris drifting into the Waterway at its intersection with Shinn Creek.
SEC NC BNM 131-19
NC AICW SHINN CREEK CROSSING HAZARD TO NAVIGATION
MARINERS ARE ADVISED THAT AN ARMY CORPS DREDGE MATERIAL DISPOSAL SITE EXPERIENCED A DIKE COLLAPSE RESULTING IN THE LOSS OF A SPILLWAY STRUCTURE NEAR SHINN CREEK CROSSING IN THE ICW. DEBRIS FROM THE SPILLWAY PIPE OR SPILLWAY STRUCTURE MAY IMPACT THE CHANNEL IN THE VICINITY OF NEW RIVER-CAPE FEAR RIVER LIGHT #128 AND #129A. MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO USE CAUTION WHEN TRANSITING THIS AREA.