The shoaling reported below, in this article cherry picked from the latest Local Notice to Mariners, is occurring along the Waterway’s passage through Stump Sound, south of New River Inlet.
NC â€“ NEW RIVER (AIWW) – SHOALING
Shoaling to a depth of 3.0 feet MLW has been reported between New River Daybeacon 45 (LLNR 39415) and New River Daybeacon 47 (LLNR 39420). Shoaling is encroaching into the available channel width.
Today, 9/19, confirmed mile 257.3 south of New River for about a quarter mile is shallow. Average 5 feet. North and south of that, it is the normal 12-14 feet.