Local Notice to Mariners Week 28/22

RI-NARRAGANSETT BAY (CHART 13221)-GREENWICH BAY-WARWICK COVE 

Shoaling has been observed within the federal navigation channel to a least depth of 3 FT MLW. Shoaling is encroaching from the west and has impacted the western part of the channel, reducing the authorized project width from 150 feet to approx. 90 feet between Warwick Cove Buoy 3 (LLNR 19360) and Warwick Cove Buoy 7 (LLNR 19375). 

Chart 13224 LNM 02/22 

RI-BLOCK ISLAND SOUND AND APPROACHES (CHART 13205)-POINT JUDITH POND 

Shoaling has been observed within the channel to a least depth of 5.5 feet MLW in approximate position 41 22’48″N, 071 33’55″W between Point Judith Pond Channel Buoy 2 (LLNR 19555) and Point Judith Pond Channel Buoy 4 (LLNR #19560). Shoal is encroaching from the East side of the channel and protruding west. 

Chart 13219 LNM 02/22 

RI-NARRAGANSETT BAT (CHART 13221)-MOUNT HOPE BAY-KICKAMUIT RIVER 

Shoaling has been reported in the Kickamuit River in the vicinity of Kickamuit River Buoy 2. Mariners are advised to proceed with caution while transiting the area. Chart 13221 LNM 12/21 

MA-MARTHA’S VINEYARD TO BLOCK ISLAND (Chart 13218)-WESTPORT HARBOR 

Shoaling exists in Westport Harbor in the vicinity of Westport Harbor Channel LB 14 (LLNR 17490) and Westport Harbor Channel Buoy 17 (LLNR 17505). There are other areas of shoaling throughout the Westport Harbor Channel reducing the available depth of water. Mariners are advised to use caution while navigating this area. 

Chart 13228 LNM 31/20 

DISCREPANCIES

Pawtuxet Cove Channel Approach Buoy 1  OFF STA/HAZ NAV/SINKING  13224

Bristol Harbor West Channel Buoy 1 OFF STA 13224

Westport Harbor Approach Lighted Bell Buoy 1 SS INOP 13228

East Clump Buoy 19 HAZ NAV/SINKING 13214

TEMPORARY CHANGES and TEMPORARY CHANGES CORRECTED 

Acabonack Harbor Entrance Buoy 1  DISCONTINUED FOR DREDGING 13209

Acabonack Harbor Entrance Buoy 2  DISCONTINUED FOR DREDGING 13209

Acabonack Harbor Entrance Buoy 3  DISCONTINUED FOR DREDGING 13209

Acabonack Harbor Entrance Buoy 4  DISCONTINUED FOR DREDGING 13209

URI Coastal Monitoring Lighted Research Buoy DISCONTINUED 13215

 Pawcatuck River Channel Daybeacon 23 DISCONTINUED FOR DREDGING 13214

DISCREPANCIES (FEDERAL AIDS) CORRECTED 

Point Judith Harbor of Refuge West Entrance Light 2  WATCHING PROPERLY 13219

Allen Harbor Buoy 6 WATCHING PROPERLY 13223

DISCREPANCIES (PRIVATE AIDS) 

NEBW Daybeacon 1 STRUCT DEST 13223

Quonset Point Terminal Approach Buoy EB-B MISSING 13223

Pawcatuck River Channel Daybeacon 19 MISSING 13214

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