Follow the buoys and with a 4'6" draft you will have plenty of room. Do not go if the wind is high and opposing the tide. Just wait until slack tide. I was somewhat apprehensive going in there in my Hunter
356 two years ago, but it is a wider channel than it looks. I draw 5 feet and I don't remember what the depth
was but it was plenty for my boat or I would have remembered if it had caused me concern. I was worried about it beforehand, but not going back out when I left. Go out to the sea buoys before you make your turn east or west.
I had some friends go out there in high winds, opposing tides and they were pretty scared and turned back around. Just use common sense. ,if you see big waves,me sit and go later.
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