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New York State Canal Corporation

Notice to Mariners

Cayuga-Seneca Canal – Waterloo

October 7, 2022

Mariners are advised that the Seneca Monster Regatta will be taking place on Sunday, October 9, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Approximately 35 kayaks and canoes will be participating in the event. The course loop begins at River Park Commons, in Waterloo, and extends into Seneca Lake before returning to River Park Commons. Navigation inspectors will be present on the course.

Mariners should reduce speed, stop all forward motion and proceed at a "No Wake" speed when approaching event participants. Slight delays may occur.

Details about the event can be found at  Seneca Monster Regatta

Charts covering the affected area can be found at and

Features along the Seneca Lake branch of the Cayuga-Seneca Canal 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.

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