Palm Beach Harbor Pilots Association


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Palm Beach Harbor Pilots
200 E. 13th St. Suite B
Riviera Beach, FL 33404

Voice: 1-561-845-2628

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***Shoaling Restrictions***

December 14, 2020

The Lake Worth Inlet channel has been dredged and is operating at Full Project Depth to the Port of Palm Beach. All ships are restricted to 33' feet at high water slack and 30' feet at low water slack. Oil products are restricted to 32' feet high water and 29' feet low water. All drafts are for saltwater.

Vessels over 600' ft LOA, 90' ft beam, or 30' ft draft are restricted to daylight. One-way traffic is required for all vessels over 300' feet.

All agents with vessels over 585' ft LOA, 85' ft beam, and 25' ft draft should consult with the Pilots for available current windows and possible daylight restrictions. The above parameters may be reduced during foul weather.

Please contact the Palm Beach Pilots' Association at 561-845-2628 if you have any further questions.

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