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Local Notices to Mariners - Long Island Sound

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This information is taken from the First Coast Guard District’s Local Notice to Mariners alerting boaters to navigational changes or hazards. (The notices also are available on the World Wide Web at www.navcen.uscg.gov .)

This information is taken from the First 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. To be placed on the mailing list for the entire Local Notice to Mariners, contact the First Coast Guard District at (617) 223-8335. (The notices also are available on the World Wide Web at www.navcen.uscg.gov .)

REVISED NAUTICAL CHARTS

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

• chart 12324, 32nd ed. — ICW, Sandy Hook to Little Egg Harbor;

• chart 12352, 31st ed. — Shinnecock Bay to East Rockaway Inlet.

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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JAMAICA BAY, N.Y.

Dredging will be done at Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn, until July 30. On scene will be dredge Shinnecock which will be monitoring VHF channel 16. There will be a subline pipe crossing the Island Channel. The hours of operation will be seven days a week, 24 hours a day.

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NEW YORK HARBOR,

UPPER BAY, ARTHUR KILL, N.Y.

The Coast Guard has received a report of a partially submerged piling in the vicinity of Tosco Bayway in the Arthur Kill. All vessels are requested to proceed with caution and report sightings to the U.S. Coast Guard. Additional information regarding debris in New York Harbor can be directed to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at (201) 333-1170.

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KILL VAN KULL, N.Y.

On or about April 25, Kill Van Kull Channel lighted buoy 13 (LL 37320) was scheduled to be relocated to approximate position 40 38 31.820N, 074 08 29.790W, for dredging. (NOAA charts 12327, 12333)

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FLANDERS BAY, N.Y.

The following aids to navigation will not have the winter hull seasonally relieved prior to the advertised Light List date of May 1. Anticipate relieving the winter hull on or about May 26:

• Flanders Bay lighted buoy 2 (LL 28905);

• Flanders Bay lighted buoy 4 (LL 28910).

(NOAA charts 12354, 12358)

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SAILORS HAVEN, N.Y.

The following aids will not be seasonally relieved until June 1:

• Sailors Haven Channel Harbor lighted buoy 1 (LL 29820);

• Sailors Haven Channel Harbor lighted buoy 2 (LL 29825);

• Sailors Haven Channel Harbor lighted buoy 3 (LL 29830);

• Sailors Haven Channel Harbor lighted buoy 4 (LL 29835);

• Sailors Haven Channel Harbor lighted buoy 5 (LL 29840);

• Sailors Haven Channel Harbor lighted buoy 6 (LL 29845).

(NOAA chart 12352)

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LITTLE PECONIC BAY, N.Y.

The following aids to navigation will not have the winter hull seasonally relieved prior to the advertised Light List date 01 May 1. Anticipate relieving the winter hull on or about May 26:

• North Race lighted buoy 3 (LL 28690.)

(NOAA charts 12354, 12358)

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LITTLE PECONIC BAY, N.Y.

The following aids to navigation will not have the winter hull seasonally relieved prior to the advertised Light List date 01 May 1. Anticipate relieving the winter hull on or about May 26:

• Little Peconic Bay lighted buoy 17 (LL 28505);

• Little Peconic Bay lighted buoy 18 (LL 28510);

• Little Peconic Bay lighted buoy 22 (LL 28570).

(NOAA charts 12354, 12358)

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GREAT PECONIC BAY, N.Y.

The Coast Guard was scheduled to make the following changes to aids to navigation in this waterway in May:

• change Great Peconic Bay lighted buoy 26 (LL 28750) nominal range to 3 nautical miles;

• change Great Peconic Bay lighted buoy 30 (LL 28785) nominal range to 3 nautical miles.

(NOAA charts 12354, 12358)

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OAK ISLAND CHANNEL, N.Y.

The Coast Guard was scheduled to make the following changes to aids to navigation in this waterway in April:

• change Oak Island Channel light SO (LL 31380) nominal range to 2 nautical miles.

(NOAA chart 12352)

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REYNOLDS CHANNEL, N.Y.

The Coast Guard was scheduled to make the following changes to aids to navigation in this waterway in April:

• change Reynolds Channel light 7 (LL 31585) nominal range to 2 nautical miles;

• change Reynolds Channel light 9 (LL 31970) nominal range to 2 nautical miles;

• change Reynolds Channel light 11 (LL 32085) nominal range to 2 nautical miles;

• change Reynolds Channel light 18 (LL 32535) nominal range to 2 nautical miles;

• change Reynolds Channel light 24 (LL 32555) nominal range to 2 nautical miles.

(NOAA chart 12352)