Shoaling Alert for Rudee Inlet

Monday, July 12, 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 July 8,2021

The survey indicates shoaling across the channel from the east ends of the South jetty into the inner channel extending westward for approximately 100 feet with least depths reported at 5.9 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. 

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

Week 27/21 LNM Publication:


Fifth District LNMs for 2021:


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