Emergency dredging of the Humboldt Bay Harbor entrance is scheduled to begin May 20, 2016, according to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office.
The project will take 25-35 days of work to restore the entrance to 48’ deep.
Sheriff Mike Downey has advised the public of the dangerous conditions near the Humboldt Bay Bar entrance during the upcoming Halibut and Salmon fishing season.
The condition of the Humboldt Bay Harbor entrance has changed for the worse due to shoaling of the Channel caused by the strong winter storms.
The Humboldt Bay Entrance Channel is very shallow in the area most boaters use for entering and exiting the bay.