Local Notices Florida March 2007

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This information is taken from the Seventh Coast Guard District’s Local Notice to Mariners alerting boaters to navigational changes or hazards. The list here is not an official Coast Guard statement but edited excerpts from recent notices. The notices also are available online at www.navcen.uscg.mil .

This information is taken from the Seventh Coast Guard District’s Local Notice to Mariners alerting boaters to navigational changes or hazards. The list here is not an official Coast Guard statement but edited excerpts from recent notices. The notices also are available online at www.navcen.uscg.mil .

REVISED NAUTICAL CHARTS

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has updated the following nautical charts:

• chart 25640, 42nd ed. — Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands;

• chart 11406, 12th ed. — St. Marks River and Approaches;

• chart 11490, 19th ed. — Approaches to St. Johns River, St. Johns River Entrance;

• chart 11434, 27th ed. — Florida Keys, Sombrero Key to Dry Tortugas,

• chart 11446, 32nd ed. — Intracoastal Waterway, Sugarloaf Key to Key West,

• chart 11475, 18th ed. — Fort Pierce Harbor,

• chart 11507, 33rd ed. — Intracoastal Waterway, Beaufort River to St. Simons Sound.

The new editions are available through NOAA sales agents. A free list of authorized sales agents is available by contacting the National Ocean Service, Distribution Division (N/ACC3), 6501 Lafayette Ave., Riverdale, Md. 20737.

ICW, TOLOMATO RIVER

TO PALM SHORES, FLA.

Subaqueous Services has commenced dredging at the Halifax Harbor Marina in the Halifax River, Daytona Beach. Dredging will be limited to the Halifax Marina Area and will not interfere with channel traffic. The operations will be during daylight hours (7 a.m. to 6 p.m.), Monday through Friday. Mariners can contact Subaqueous services at (407) 926-7796 for further information. (NOAA chart 11485)

ICW, PALM SHORES

TO WEST PALM BEACH,

INDIAN RIVER (SS), FLA.

Southwind Construction Corporation has advised that dredging was scheduled to begin in December 2006 in Crane Creek, Melbourne, Brevard County. The pipeline will traverse along the southern shoreline west of the Highway 1 and Florida East Coast Railroad bridges in Crane Creek to an upland disposal site. This project will occur in daylight hours only, seven days per week, until completion on or about Feb. 28. Dredge Kristi Joe will monitor VHF channel 16 with the working channel being 69. Submerged and floating pipelines and working vessels will be visibly lighted and marked according to Coast Guard regulations. Mariners are advised to use extreme caution in the area and transit at their slowest speed to minimize wake, and proceed with caution after passing arrangements have been made. For further information please contact Darrell Stewart, Operation Manager, at (812) 867-7220 or (812) 455-7199 (cell). (NOAA chart 11472)