Navigational warnings

View the current navigational warnings for Western Australian state coastal waters.

Navigational Warnings are issued by the Department of Transport to advise mariners of any hazard, obstruction, navigational aid outages or faults that may affect navigational safety. These warnings are broadcast on VHF and HF radio networks throughout the state by the WA Water Police.

Navigational Warnings are broadcast on the following networks:

  • Perth Metro VHF: Warnings and weather are scheduled for broadcast at am, pm and pm (Channel 67).
  • Coast Radio Perth HF: Warnings only are scheduled for broadcasts at pm and pm each day (Channel 8176).
  • Coast Radio Hedland HF: Warnings only are scheduled for broadcasts at pm and pm each day (Channel 8176).

View the current navigational warnings for Western Australian state coastal waters. Cancelled, withdrawn or expired navigational warnings are regularly removed.

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See also; temporary notices to mariners

  Submerged vessel adrift on southern end of Penguin Island

A submerged vessel is adrift at the southern end of penguin island Warnbro Sound, Rockingham.

  • Location: 32 18.588'S 115 41.416'E.
  • Chart: WA 913.

  Peel Science Platform unlit

The light on the large wooden platform in the Peel Inlet is reported unlit. Boaters are advised to avoid this area when navigating during hours of darkness.

  • Location: 32 35.532'S 115 42.839'E.
  • Chart: WA 848.

  Old Jetty, foul ground special marks missing, Bunbury

The Old Jetty foul ground marks No. 1 and No. 5, in the Bunbury Outer Harbour are missing.

  • Locations: 33 18.650'S 115 38.586'E and 33 18.534'S 115 38.647'E.
  • Chart: WA 859 and AUS 115.
  • Chart: WA 913.

  Koolan Island, Cockatoo Island, Comber Rock, isolated danger mark unlit

The Comber Rock Isolated Danger Mark is unlit.

  • Location: 16 6.403'S 123 39.597'E.
  • Chart: AUS 732.

  Seal Island, HMAS Perth wreck, special mark at Albany is unlit

The yellow light which marks the location of the Mast of the sunken wreck HMAS Perth is unlit.

  • Location: King George Sound, Albany and approximately 650 metre SW of Seal Island.
  • Chart: AUS 110

  Sunken Vessel Canning River Rossmoyne

A 10.6 metre timber vessel has sunk on a mooring in the Canning River, Rossmoyne vicinity, approx. 400 metres upstream of the Mt Henry Bridge.

  • Location: 32 2.291'S, 115 51.609'E.
  • Chart: Department of Transport Chart WA 898 - Swan and Canning Rivers.

  Tantabiddi Leads Unlit Exmouth

It has been reported that the Tantabiddi Leads No. 236 and No. 237 are likely to be unlit.

Mariners are advised to proceed with caution when approaching Tantabiddi channel Exmouth.

  • Location: Approx. 1.5km north of the Tantabiddi Boat Ramp, Ningaloo Marine Park, Exmouth.
  • Chart: Department of Transport Chart WA 900.

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Page last updated: Tue Mar 28 2017 3:07:12 PM