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Local notices to Mariners Florida November 2006

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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.gov .

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.gov .

REVISED NAUTICAL CHARTS

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

• chart 11411, 16th ed. — Intracoastal Waterway, Tampa Bay to Port Richey;

• chart 11428, 34th ed. — Okeechobee Waterway, St. Lucie Inlet to Fort Myers; Lake Okeechobee;

• chart 11532, 21st ed. — Winyah Bay;

• chart 11476, 21st ed. — Cape Canaveral to Bethel Shoal;

• chart 11415, 8th ed. — Tampa Bay Entrance, Manatee River Extension;

• chart 11448, 15th ed. — ICW, Big Spanish Channel to Johnston Key;

• chart 11491, 35th ed. — St. Johns River, Atlantic Ocean to Jacksonville;

• chart 11505, 3rd ed. — Savannah River Approach;

• chart 11516, 31st ed. — Port Royal Sound and Inland Passages;

• chart 25647, 11th ed. — Pillsbury 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, ST. LUCIE INLET TO

FORT MYERS AND LAKE

OKEECHOBEE (ROUTE 2), FLA.

Mariners are hereby notified that the Okeechobee Waterway Route No. 2 remains closed, until further notice, from Clewiston (S-310) to Port Mayaca (S-308) due to debris from Hurricane Wilma. (NOAA chart 11428)

TAMPA BAY, EGMONT CHANNEL, MULLET KEY CHANNEL, FLA.

Bean Stuyvesant, LLC, has advised that maintenance dredging was scheduled to commence in August. This project will begin in the Egmont Channel between Egmont Channel lighted buoy 1 (LL 22230) and Egmont Channel lighted buoy 20 (LL 22350), and in Mullet Key Channel between Mullet Key Channel lighted buoy 19 (LL 22345) and Mullet Key Channel lighted buoy 26 (LL 22395). Dredge Eagle 1 will be on scene monitoring VHF channels 13 and 16 with the working channel being 18. The dredging project will be on a continuous basis seven days per week, 24 hours per day until completion on or about Nov. 30. For additional information, contact Jared LeFranc, project manager, at (504) 259-3298. (NOAA charts 11415, 11416) n