Notice to Mariners
Central Erie Canal & Cayuga/Seneca Canal – Water Level Update
August 31, 2021
Mariners are advised that flows are receding, causing water levels to drop in the following areas of the Canal system:
Lock E-24 (Baldwinsville) to Lock E-25 (May’s Point), including Cross Lake
Cayuga – Seneca Canal
Lock CS-1 (Cayuga)
Cayuga/Seneca Canal to the Erie Canal Junction
As water levels continue to recede, boaters should secure any vessels in these areas.
Charts showing the affected areas can be found at
Features along portions of the Central Erie and Cayuga/Seneca Canals are listed by mileage at
The Canal Corporation urges all users to register to receive updates through the "Notice to Mariners" notification program at www.canals.ny.gov
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