Severe Shoaling and Groundings, South of Ponce Inlet, AICW Statute Mile 844, 7/3/2016
Waterway marker #17 is on the north side of the east-west channel north of an elbow turn. Our thanks to Richard Holtz for this Alert. See /107845 for earlier reports of shoaling in this area.
Area of Marker 17 New Smyrna Beach three vessels grounded today during low tide. There is water North and East of the marked channel. Recommend you call Sea Tow or Boat US before transiting area. This is at the ICW Western Cut South of Ponce Inlet and Rock House Creek.
There were three hard groundings today just North of R18A and RG C at the start of the ICW Western cut south of Rock House Creek.