VB Public Works Issues Notice to Mariners

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

​A notice to mariners has been posted for the Rudee Inlet due to a serious shoaling condition. 

The City of Virginia Beach's survey of the Rudee Inlet, dated October 6, 2017, indicates shoaling across the channel in the following two locations:

  • STA: 28+00 to STA: 30+00 with least depths ranging from 8.0 feet to 4.0 MLLW; 
  • STA: 34+00 to STA: 38+75 with least depths ranging from 8.0 feet to less than 4 feet MLLW.
Mariners are urged to exhibit extreme caution when approaching this area.  Use idle speed when approaching the inlet and seek local assistance if unfamiliar with the inlet and its condition.

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