Mouth Photo July 31, 2020
Posted on Aug 1st, 2020
Photos A.G. “Bert” Smith, 7-31-20
July 31, 2020. Mouth looking towards land in a northeasterly direction.
July 31, 2020. Mouth looking towards Gulf of Mexico in a a southwesterly direction. Four or five boats can be seen anchored on the inside curve of the sandbar.
It has been estimated that when the official dredging of the channel begins early next year, 400,000 cubic yards of material wll be removed bringing the waterway to a depth of 10 ft. at mean low tide. If it lingers any longer, that amount may have to be revised because the Texas coastline keeps growing and Cuba may end up closer than we think...