Location: Clemmons - Oak Island
Mon Sep 14, 2020 3:46 pm
The Coast Guard is proposing to discontinue and permanently remove all buoys and navigational aids from Lockwood Inlet. There is a month long comment period and this will be a key factor in there final decision. As a community please join us in expressing the importance of a well marked inlet for boater safety. Below is the notice with info from the Coast Guard.
Fifth District Broadcast/Local Notice to Mariners
Dates to Run Item: FROM: September 8, 2020 TO: November 2, 2020
Title of Article: MYRTLE GROVE SOUND TO CASINO CREEK – Lockwoods Folly Inlet
Category (Circle One)
Special Notice Discrepancy Temporary Changes
Chart Correction Advance Notice Proposed Changes
Dredging General Articles Light List Corrections
Text for Article: Due to sever shoaling, the Coast Guard is proposing to discontinue the following aids;
Lockwoods Folly Inlet Lighted Buoy 1 (LLNR 31010), Lockwoods Folly Inlet Lighted Buoy 2 (LLNR 31015)
Lockwoods Folly Inlet Buoy 3 (LLNR 31020), Lockwoods Folly Inlet Buoy 4 (LLNR 31025)
Lockwoods Folly Inlet Buoy 5 (LLNR 31027), Lockwoods Folly Inlet Buoy 6 (LLNR 31030)
Lockwoods Folly Inlet Buoy 7 (LLNR 31035), Lockwoods Folly Inlet Buoy 8 (LLNR 31040)
Interested Mariners and other stakeholders are strongly encouraged to comment on the potential impacts this proposal would have on navigational safety. You may provide feedback using the U. S. Coast Guard Fifth District Waterway Data Sheet, available online at
All comments will be carefully considered and are requested prior to November 2, 2020 to be considered in the analysis. Refer to project number 05-20-078(D)
Send comments to CGD5Waterways@uscg.mil, or mail to:
U.S. Coast Guard Fifth District
Waterways Management (dpw)
431 Crawford Street, Room 100
Portsmouth, VA 23704
Attn: Ethan Coble
2008 36 Yellowfin w/trip 300 Yami\'s
2015 Sportsman Masters 207 Bay
2009 Southport 26CC w/Twin Yami 250\'s - (Sold)
\"I play with Electricity!\"
Location: Cape Fear, NC
Mon Sep 14, 2020 6:26 pm
Y’all need to speak up if you the inlet to stay open
Captain Dave Tilley
Let\'s go kill something!
Carolina Beach Fishing Charters
Location: Lockwood Folly / Lawndale NC
Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:02 pm
It only takes a couple minutes to complete the feedback form and email it in.
Location: Cornelius/Oak Island
Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:06 am
Sportsman Masters 227
Location: holden beach
Sun Sep 27, 2020 9:07 am
Why would they even considering closing a well used inlet. Money? Lot of people are going to
get hurt navigating without markers.
Contender 28T Twin 200\'s
Location: Trenton NC.
Sun Sep 27, 2020 8:08 pm
Dose this area need dredged ? If so the USCG dose not do dredging. If area can not be navigated safely . Buoys will be removed.
Scout 200 Bay Scout
Mon Sep 28, 2020 1:41 pm
USACOE or contractors have been dredging Lockwood for decades. The problem is they usually end up with a 'ditch', which fills in easily, as opposed to a real channel ...
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