USCG: Safety Advisory (High Water)

The U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port has issued this safety advisory due to high water/high flow conditions at Newburgh Dam, MM 776.1, Ohio River. The gate opening is greater than 100 feet. Vessels experience outdraft while entering southbound lock chamber.

Mariners are advised to exercise extreme caution, enter chambers at slowest safe speed, and prepare for potential outdrafts.