Shoaling alert issued April 21 for Rudee Inlet in Virginia Beach

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia Beach officials are warning mariners of shoaling in Rudee Inlet.

An Alert to Mariners was posted for Rudee Inlet Wednesday due to serious shoaling conditions based on a City of Virginia Beach survey.

There’s shoaling across the channel about 100 feet east of the jetties and extending about 200 feet eastward.

Conditions are least depth at 6.1 feet MLLW (mean lower low water).

Mariners should use caution when approaching the area with shoaling and use isle speed upon approach of the inlet.

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