Notice to Mariners
Oswego Canal - Oswego
May 25, 2017
Mariners are advised that the water level of Lake Ontario is five (5) feet above normal. This has reduced the overhead clearance of Bridge O-14 (Bridge Street) from its normal of 26.5 feet to 21.5 feet, still higher than the governing height of 21 feet for the Eastern Erie Canal and Oswego Canal.
Mariners are advised to check with their destination marina on Lake Ontario or the St. Lawrence River to ensure that dockage is still available. The 48-hour limit for mooring on canal walls is waived on the entire Oswego Canal and on the Erie Canal in Brewerton for those mariners who need more time to make other docking arrangements.
Chart 14786 O-1 and 14813 covering the affected area can be found at http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14786o1l.png , http://www.canals.ny.gov/navinfo/charts/14813.png, and http://www.charts.noaa.gov/OnLineViewer/14813.shtml.
Features along the Oswego Canal are listed by mileage at http://www.canals.ny.gov/wwwapps/navinfo/navinfo.aspx?waterway=oswego
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