Severe Shoaling in Tarpon Springs, Anclote River, West Florida, 8/6/2014
The charming community of Tarpon Springs lies at the eastern end of the Anclote River, upstream of the northern terminus of the West Florida ICW. The turning basin is in the heart of downtown Tarpon Springs.
FLORIDA – WEST COAST – TAMPA BAY TO PORT RICHEY – ANCLOTE RIVER: Severe Shoaling.
There is severe shoaling in the center of the Turning Basin, Anclote River, Tarpon Springs in the vicinity of Anclote River Turning Basin Daybeacon 51 (LLNR 26360 [28°9.4112N / 082°45.5384W, 28.156853 / -82.758974]) and Anclote River Turning Basin Daybeacon 53 (LLNR 26365 [28°9.4129N / 082°45.4908W, 28.156882 / -82.758180]). Mariners are advised to use extreme caution while transiting the area. Chart 11411 LNM: 31/14