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Palm Beach Harbor Pilots
200 E. 13th St. Suite B
Riviera Beach, FL 33404

Voice: 1-561-845-2628

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please email us at pbpilots@aol.com


SHOALING NOTICES

***Shoaling Restrictions***


March 31, 2018


Recent soundings approved by the Army Corps of Engineers show moderate shoaling on the north quarter of the entrance channel from passing storms. All vessels are restricted to a maximum operating draft of 32' feet at high water slack and 29' feet at low water slack. Vessels arriving within 3 feet of the maximum allowable draft for the Port of Palm Beach will be restricted to transiting at High Water Slack. All drafts are for salt water.

Vessels carrying petroleum products are reduced to 31' feet at high water slack and 28' feet at low water slack.

Slip 1 has a maximum operating draft of 29' feet . Slip 2 and 3 have a maximum operating draft of 32' feet except for molasses tankers which can load and sail at 33' HWS from berth 16.

Please contact the Palm Beach Pilots' Association at 561-845-2628 if you have any further questions.


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