Coast Guard Station Oregon Inlet is warning mariners intending to transit the inlet this morning of a grounded, 72-foot fishing vessel off shore near the navigational channel.
The Coast Guard has established communications with the vessel, which is awaiting non-Coast Guard assistance.
Grounded vessel near Oregon Inlet. [Coast Guard photo]“The vessel is currently on the north side of the navigational channel and it is advised that all vessels intending to transit the inlet remain aware and proceed with caution as the situation is resolved,” the agency said in a Facebook post.
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