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Waterways Management Branch (dpw)

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Mission Statement

"The Waterways Management Branch is responsible for the operational oversight of the Aids to Navigation systems within the Fifth Coast Guard District including the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays, Cape Fear River, and the Atlantic Coast from New Jersey to North Carolina. This system is composed of nearly 7,000 floating & fixed federal aids to navigation (AtoN) and over 2,500 private AtoN. We serve as the Program Manager for Short Ranged Aids to Navigation, Waterways Management, Domestic Icebreaking, and Radio Navigation."

General Information:

District Five Units

District Five Weather Advisory Status
757-398-6441 - 1-800-334-8377

Ice Reporting

Local Notice to Mariners


Maritime Exchange for the Delaware River and Bay
Mariners Advisory Committee for the Delaware River and Bay (MAC)
National Weather Service
Hampton Roads Area Severe Weather Information




District List:


District 1
District 5
District 7
District 8
District 9

District 11
District 13
District 14
District 17

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Last Modified 2/7/2014
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