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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Cayuga Lake

September 30, 2022

Mariners are advised of a report that Cayuga Lake red buoy (Lighted Aid to Navigation) R "38" has been reported off station.  This buoy is located north of Railroad Bridge (S-2), on Cayuga Lake.                    

Crews have been notified. Updates will follow.

Boaters should use caution when transiting this area.

A chart showing the affected area can be found at

Features along Cayuga Lake are listed by mileage at

The Canal system is scheduled to close to navigation at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, October 12, 2022. All vessel operators should plan their trips to ensure they exit the system by that time. For more information, please click here.

In case of emergencies, please call the Canal Corporation Emergency Call Center at: (833) 538-1042.

The Canal Corporation urges all users to register to receive updates through the "Notice to Mariners" notification program at

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