FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
LAKE WORTH INLET TO EXPERIENCE CLOSURES ON FEB. 2
RIVIERA BEACH, FL. (FEB. 1, 2023) – The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a Marine Safety Information Bulletin alerting the public of a waterway closure and deviation of the Lake Worth Inlet in West Palm Beach on Thursday, Feb. 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Entry of vessels or persons through the inlet will be restricted during specified times.
Due to the commencement of dredge operations, the Lake Worth Inlet will experience a partial closure of the inlet beginning at 9 a.m. on Feb. 2. Law Enforcement vessels will be on scene to direct traffic until 11:30 a.m. A full closure of the navigational inlet will begin at 11:30 a.m. All mariners can expect the full closure until 3 p.m. local time.
Great Lakes Dredge vessels can be reached on VHF-FM channels 5 and 13 or be reached at
The Coast Guard thanks the public for its understanding and support of the agency’s commitment to ensuring the safety and security of the ports and waterways of South Florida.
Please contact Sector Miami Command Center at (833) 642-7271 if you have any further questions.
C. R. Cederholm
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard
Captain of the Port, Miami
Nicole Rodriguez Terrell
Public Information Officer