Chesapeake/Mid-Atlantic Report

By admin ~ November 5th, 2012. Filed under: Chesapeake/Mid-Atl.

Mariners headed south for the winter should be vigilant about checking for shoaling conditions while transiting the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. As an example, last year a storm caused shoaling near the center span of the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge at Oregon Inlet, North Carolina, lowering the channel depth from 18 feet to less than 3 feet. Unfortunately, severe shoaling is becoming more common in many areas…



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