Shoaling Alert for Rudee Inlet

Friday, March 26, 2021

Shoaling Alert for Rudee Inlet

 An Alert to Mariners has been posted for Rudee Inlet due to serious shoaling conditions, based on a City of Virginia Beach survey, dated March 26, 2021

 The survey indicates shoaling across the channel from the east end of the jetties extending approximately 300 feet eastward. Conditions reported are least depth at 5.6 feet MLLW (mean lower low water).  

 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. 

 Most recent issuance of the USCG Local Notice to Mariners (LNM) can be found at the link provided below. Notices are updated weekly.

 Week 12/21 LNM Publication:


 Fifth District LNMs for 2021:

 News Releases:    


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