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Local Notices to Mariners – Florida and the South

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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 on the World Wide Web 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 on the World Wide Web at www.navcen.uscg.mil .

REVISED NAUTICAL CHARTS

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

• chart 11502, 30th ed. — Doboy Sound to Fernadina;

• chart 11523, 23rd ed. — Charleston Harbor Entrance;

• chart 11013, 46th ed. — Straits of Florida and Approaches;

• chart 11449, 16th ed. — Intracoastal Waterway Matecumbe to Grassy Key;

• chart 11463, 17th ed. — Intracoastal Waterway Sands Key to Blackwater Sound;

• chart 11469, sixth ed. — Straits of Florida Fowey Rocks, Hillsboro Inlet to Bimini Islands, Bahamas;

• chart 11430, 26th ed. — LostmansRiver to WigginsPass;

• chart 11506, 42nd ed. — St.SimonsSound, BrunswickHarbor and TurtleRiver.

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.

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MIAMI HARBOR, FLA.

The following changes were scheduled to be made in MiamiHarbor:

• Miami main channel buoy 12 (LL 10545) will be changed to lighted buoy 14, displaying flashing red 2.5 seconds.

The aids to navigation in Miami Main Channel will be renumbered starting with lighted buoy 6A to 8, lighted buoy 8 to 10, lighted buoy 10 to 12, lighted buoy 12 to 14, lighted buoy 14 to 16, lighted buoy 16 to 18, light 17 to 19, light 22 to 20. The work is scheduled to be completed the week of Feb. 13. (NOAA chart 11468)

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ICW, WESTPALMBEACH

TO MIAMI, FLA.

The N.E. 14th Street (SR 844) Drawbridge across the Intracoastal Waterway, mile 1055.0, will be on single-leaf operations until April 30. A double-leaf opening will be available with a four-hour notice to the bridge tender. Repairs to this drawbridge will continue until June 30. Additional closures/restrictions will be published in the Federal Register and subsequent Local Notice to Mariners. (NOAA chart 11467)