Alert to Mariners for Rudee Inlet

Monday, October 25, 2021

Alert to Mariners 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 October 22, 2021

The survey indicates shoaling in the channel from the east-end of the south jetties extending 125 feet westward. Conditions reported are least depth of 6.4 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 42/21 LNM Publication:


Fifth District LNMs for 2020:

News Releases:    

City of Virginia Beach | Public Works Department | Virginia Beach, VA 23456