Notice to Mariners
Erie Canal – Scotia to Ft. Plain
June 6, 2017
Mariners are advised that Erie Canal Locks E-8 Scotia through E-15 Fort Plain will be closed at 1 PM today due to high current. Based on weather forecasts and hydraulic modeling, it is anticipated that this closure will last for about two days.
Vessels currently in navigation pools bound by these locks may call the Navigation Program Manager at (518) 461-0942 for direction to an appropriate harbor.
Marinas and public docks are listed at http://www.canals.ny.gov/wwwapps/boating/marinas.aspx and mapped out at http://www.canals.ny.gov/maps/index.html?layer=marinas
Features along the eastern portion of the Erie Canal are listed by mileage at http://www.canals.ny.gov/wwwapps/navinfo/navinfo.aspx?waterway=erieeastern
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