Shoaling Alert for Rudee Inlet

Monday, July 19, 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 14,2020

The survey indicates shoaling in the channel from the east ends of the South jetty extending eastward approximately200 feet.  Conditions reported are least depth from 6.7 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 28/21 LNM Publication:

https://www.navcen.uscg.gov/pdf/lnms/lnm05282021.pdf 

Or

Fifth District LNMs for 2020:

https://www.navcen.uscg.gov/?pageName=lnmDistrict&region=5

News Releases:  VBgov.com/PW/News     

 

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