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  Warning: Seal Island - HMAS Perth Special mark unlit

The Seal Island ‘HMAS Perth’ special marker buoy is reported to be unlit.

  • Location: 35° 4.789'S, 117° 58.067'E
  • Chart reference: Department of Transport Chart WA1083 - Albany
  • Issued: 07/08/2020

  Advice: Deployment of two Wave Rider buoys, Torbay - Albany vicinity

Description: Mariners are advised that two Wave Rider buoys have been deployed inshore at Torbay, approximately 11 km southwest of Albany.

The buoys are yellow in colour approximately 420 mm in diameter and equipment with flashing yellow lights.

Location:

Latitude: 35°04.183' S, Longitude: 117° 46.465 E

Latitude: 35°04.242' S, Longitude: 117° 46.585 E

Chart:  AUS Chart 118 - Approaches to King George Sound.

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution when transiting the area and keep well clear of the above monitoring buoys.

Mark Briant, Manager, Navigational Safety, Marine Safety, Department of Transport.

  • Number: 2020-21.

  Advice: Torbay wave buoy

Torbay, Albany vicinity

Mariners are advised that a wave rider buoy has been deployed at the following location, approximately 1.2 km from the shore at Torbay, Albany vicinity:

  • Location: 35° 04.259'S, 117° 46.498'E.

The above wave rider buoy is yellow in colour, approximately 0.9 metres in diameter, and equipped with a flashing yellow light.

  • Flash rate: Fl (5) Y 20s.
  • Recovery date: 2023.

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution when transiting the area and keep well clear of the buoy at all times.

Authorised by: Mark Beal Navigational Aids Coordinator, Navigational Safety, Marine Safety Department of Transport.

  • Start date: 11/07/2018.
  • End date: Until further notice
  • Issued: 11/07/2018.
  • Number: 2018-99.

  Advice: AWAC, Middleton Beach, King George Sound, Port of Albany

Middleton Beach, King George Sound, Port of Albany

Mariners are advised that an AWAC (Acoustic Wave and Current Profiler) has been deployed at the following location in the Middleton Beach vicinity, King George Sound in the Port of Albany.

  • Location: 35° 01.242'S, 117° 55.391'E.
  • Chart reference: Department of Transport Chart 1083 - Albany.

The above instrument is mounted on a triangular pyramid frame (1.6 metres base, 0.5 metre height) on the seabed in approximately 5 metres water depth.

  • Recovery date: 19 September 2020.

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution when transiting the area.

Authorised by: Mark Briant Manager, Navigational Safety, Marine Safety Department of Transport.

  • Start date:
  • End date: 19/09/2020.
  • Issued: 07/09/2017.
  • Number: 2017-97.

  Advice: Special marker buoys, Wilson Inlet

Wilson Inlet, Denmark vicinity

Mariners are advised that two (2) special marker buoys have been deployed to mark submerged hazards in Wilson Inlet, Denmark vicinity as follows:

  • Poddy Point: 35° 00.065's, 117° 20.297'e (shallow rock, approximately 200 metres from the shore).
  • Paynes Bay: 34° 59.431's, 117° 20.949'e (The Reef, approximately 400 metres from the shore).
  • Chart Reference: Department of Transport Chart DMH337 - Wilson Inlet.

Each of the above buoys is yellow in colour, approximately one (1) metre in height, and equipped with flashing yellow lights. Flash rate: Fl Y 3s.

These buoys have been deployed until further notice. No vessel is to moor to, or interfere, with these buoys at any time.

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution when transiting the area and keep well clear of the above buoys at all times.

Authorised by: Mark Briant Manager, Navigational Safety, Marine Safety Department of Transport.

  • End date: Until Further Notice
  • Issued: 04/02/2016.
  • Number: 2016-26.

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