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Advice: deployment of a Directional Wave Buoy - King George Sound
Mariners are advised that a Directional Wave Buoy will be deployed in King George Sound on the 14 December 2020 at approximately 0.35 nautical miles Southeast of Seal Island. The buoy will be in position for approximately one year.
The Buoy will be secured to a riser float with approximately 20 metres of swing room. The riser float and the buoy are both surface floats.
The Wave Buoy is 0.42m in diameter, coloured yellow and equipped with a yellow flashing light at an interval of FY 2.5s.
No vessel is to secure to or interfere with the above buoys at any time.
- Location: 35° 04.787' S, 117° 58.748' E
- Chart reference: 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 buoys.
- Start date:14/12/2020
- End date: 14/12/2021
- Issued: 14/12/2020
- Number: Not2020 - 113
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.