Boaters should be aware of potential boat lock closures over the next few days due to possible impacts from Hurricane Elsa
With Hurricane Elsa expected to impact South Florida early next week, some boat locks will temporarily close in order to ensure public safety, prevent damage to the locks, and aid in flood protection operations.
- S-310 Boat Lock in Clewiston - Closing at 5pm on Monday, July 5.
- S-193 Boat Lock on Lake Okeechobee's North Shore - Closing at 7pm on Monday, July 5.
- All other South Florida Water Management District locks will be open during their normal business hours on Monday, July 5, but plan to close on Tuesday, July 6 until conditions are deemed safe.
Closures may be postponed or changed based on storm conditions. Visit SFWMD.gov/Navigation to get the latest information on navigation through SFWMD structures and waterways.
Continue to check SFWMD's Hurricane Elsa webpage, Facebook and Twitter for the latest updates on District operations.