about 300,000 m3/year. That volume has increased in recent years to an annualized average rate
exceeding 400,000 m3/year, approximately equaling the total annual dredging at the other five
federally maintained inlets. The present annualized cost of dredging at Fire Island Inlet, with the
sand bypassed to the down-drift side, is about million.
Great South Bay
Fig. 2. Location map for Fire Island Inlet
Fig. 3. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Ne