The Office of Emergency Management has issued a Boating Advisory for the St. Johns River from the City of Sanford to the southern Seminole/Orange County line. Due to recent heavy rainfall, river water levels have swelled at Lake Harney and Lake Jesup. Levels are forecasted to swell at Lake Monroe by the weekend.
Boaters are encouraged to use caution when operating on the St. Johns River by running at decreased speeds and staying mindful of debris, low bridge clearance, sandbars, docks and other objects that may no longer be visible due to above-average water levels.
BOAT RAMP CLOSURES:
The following park boat ramps are closed due to increase flood waters and dangerous conditions: