NOTICE TO MARINERS
Great Lakes Basin
SECTION I - SPECIAL NOTICES
This section contains information of special concern to the Mariner.
ANTICIPATED DELAY IN THE COMMISSIONING OF AIDS-TO-NAVIGATION
Due to continued icebreaking operations. A delay is anticipated in the commissioning of Aids-to-Navigation in the throughout the Great Lakes, connecting waterways, and adjacent rivers and harbors. All mariners are requested to transit these areas with caution.
LAKE MICHIGAN – New Buffalo Harbor- Chart 14905
Shoaling has been reported near the middle of the channel immediately inside the break wall in New Buffalo Harbor, MI. The actual water depth is currently significantly below the charted depth. Mariners are urged to use caution when transiting the area. For further details, contact Sector Lake Michigan at (414) 747-7182 or VHF channel 16.
SECTION V - ADVANCE NOTICES
This section contains advance notice of approved projects, changes to aids to navigation, or upcoming temporary changes such as dredging, etc. Mariners are advised to use caution while transiting these areas.
LAKE MICHIGAN –WAUGOSHANCE POINT TO CHOIX POIT – CHART 14911
Lansing Shoal Light (LLNR 21535) Permanently discontinue the RACON “Y” and enhance with Synthetic AIS.
Authorized Winter Hours for Great Lakes Bridges October 15, 2021 - April 30, 2022