Jacksonville Harbor information:
Drafts - (fresh)
Entrance to channel - 38'0 ft
Harbor channel - 38'0 ft
-West side of channel at berths 20 & 22 is 37'00 with a turning restriction for drafts of 30'00 to flood tide only Turning basin - 38'0 ft Maximum allowed draft - 40'0 ft
Inbound vessels with draft over 33'00 but no more than 36' shall start in no sooner than 15 minutes before start of flood current on the bar. Vessels with a draft of greater than 36' shall start in no sooner than 30 minutes after the start of flood current on the bar.
Cutoff for vessels with draft over 33'00 is 1 hour before the start of ebb current at the bar.
Under keel clearance -
channel - 2.5 ft
alongside berths - 0.5 ft
LOWER ANCHORAGE FOR BUNKERING - 24'00 FT FW
(MUST HAVE PILOT/TUG FOR DURATION
Current and near future vessel traffic may be viewed at the following website: http://jmtxonline.org/jax/jmtx_due.asp