Notice to Mariners
Welland Canal – Ontario, CA
August 8, 2016
Mariners are advised that due to high volumes of commercial shipping traffic on the St. Lawrence Seaway, recreational mariners can temporarily expect delays of 12-24 hours when passing through the Welland Canal in Ontario, Canada. Vessels with air drafts less than 15.6’ can use the Western Erie Canal instead.
A St. Lawrence Seaway map can be found at http://www.greatlakes-seaway.com/en/navigating/map
A map of the New York State Canal System can be found at http://www.canals.ny.gov/maps
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