Safety, navigation and data

Find out about safety and navigation in Western Australian waters, including equipment for boats, navigational aids, GPS and coastal data, nautical charts, weather, buoyancy, emergencies, notices to mariners, and lights.

Emergencies, and incidents

EMERGENCIES

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Find out about marine emergencies and incidents in Western Australia.

Notices to mariners and navigational warnings

NOTICES

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Find out about temporary and ongoing notices to mariners, navigational warnings, notices for the marine industry, and information regarding restricted waters in Western Australia.

Safety equipment

EQUIPMENT

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Find out about the safety equipment you will need on board your boat including EPIRBs, flares, fire extinguishers and lifejackets.

Navigation aids

NAV AIDS

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Find out about navigation aids including the types of marks, Cardinal marks, leads, lights and the Coming in, Going out rule.

GPS validation markers

GPS MARKERS

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Find out what Western Australia's GPS validation markers look like, how to use them and where they are located.

Loading and buoyancy

LOAD / BUOYANCY

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Find out about loading and buoyancy, including the types of flotation, Australian Builders Plate, overloading and tips to ensure stability.

Coastal data and charts

DATA / CHARTS

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Find data and charts about the Western Australian coastline and surrounding waters.

Coast cams

CAMS

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Access the Department of Transport's coast cams to view current conditions of key areas in the Perth metropolitan area.

Weather

WEATHER

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Find out about current forecasts, sources of weather information, synoptic charts, wave and sea breeze information.

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Page last updated: Tue Mar 10 2015 12:53:55 PM