USCG: Ohio River High Water Action

Due to high water at the Cincinnati gauge being 45 feet or greater, a regulated navigation area is in effect in the Cincinnati Harbor from MI 466.0 to 473.0. Entry into the zone by all D/B vessels towing cargoes regulated by Title 46 CFR Subchapter D and O with a tow length exceeding 600 feet, excluding towboat, are prohibited from 1/2 hour before sunset to 1/2 hour after sunrise. Iaw the provisions outlined in Title 33 CFR 165.821, this regulated navigation are will remain in effect until the Cincinnati gauge drops below 45 feet.

All mariners are urged to use caution when transiting this area. Mariners wanting to make passing arrangements should attempt communications via CH-20 if unable to reach intended traffic on CH -13.