Mid West TNTM

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  Notice 2018-135: Bubble tubing aeration trial, entrance to Jurien Bay Boat Harbour

Entrance to Jurien Bay Boat Harbour

Mariners are advised that recovery of the existing 'Bubble Tubing' at the entrance of the Jurien Bay Boat Harbour will commence from 16 October 2018. As part of an aeration trial, the 120 m long 'Bubble Tubing' will then be repositioned and anchored to the seabed along the centre of the channel entering the boat harbour basin, adjacent to the DPIRD (Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development) jetties, with works expected to be completed by the 3 December 2018.

  • Chart reference: Department of Transport Chart WA 947 - Jurien Bay.

Environmental monitoring equipment will also be temporarily deployed at the following three (3) sites following redeployment:

  • Site 1: 30 17.293'S, 115 02.494'E.
  • Site 2: 30 17.273'S, 115 02.548'E.
  • Site 3: 30 17.273'S, 115 02.609'E.

Sites 1 and 2 will be marked with a yellow surface buoy, approximately thirty (30) cm in diameter, equipped with flashing white lights. Site 3 is attached to a pile on the end of the fuel jetty.

  • Instrument recovery date: 3 December 2018.

Diving operations will also be carried out during the above activities. The international code flag 'A' will be exhibited whilst diving operations are in progress. Operators will monitor Marine VHF Channel 16 during these operations.

Mariners are advised to exercise caution when transiting the area and keep well clear of the above diving operations and buoys.

Authorised by Mark Briant, Manager, Navigational Safety, Department of Transport, Delegate of the Chief Executive Officer.

  • Start date: 16/10/2018.
  • End date: 03/12/2018.
  • Issued: 09/10/2018.

  Notice 2018-70: Kalbarri Entrance Outer Port Buoy, intermittently submerged

Entrance to Murchison River, Kalbarri

Description: Mariners are advised that the outermost port hand navigational buoy at the entrance to the Murchison River, Kalbarri may be intermittently submerged and not visible.

  • Location: 27 42.400'S, 114 9.548'E.
  • Chart reference: Department of Transport Chart WA976 - Kalbarri.

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: Until further notice
  • Issued: 23/04/2018.

  Notice 2018-52: Installation of new port hand navigation aid, Entrance to Murchison River Kalbarri

Entrance to Murchison River Kalbarri

A new port hand, unlit, buoy has been installed near the entrance to the Murchison River and seaward of Oyster Reef, Kalbarri.

  • Location: 27 42.400'S, 114 09.548'E

Authorised by: Mark Beal, Navigation Aid Coordinator, Navigational Safety, Department of Transport.

  • Start date: 22/03/2018.
  • End date:
  • Issued: 22/03/2018.

  Notice 2013-78: Cervantes pile remnants

Caravan Park Beach, Cervantes

Mariners and swimmers are advised that the swimming platform in the gazetted boating prohibited area adjacent to the Caravan Park Beach (north of Talavera Road) has been removed by inclement weather leaving four (4) pile remnants.

These pile remnants are at times fully submerged just below the waterline.

  • Chart Reference: Department of Transport Chart DMH 422 - Cervantes

Mariners are advised to keep well clear of the above gazetted boating prohibited area and swimmers are advised to keep clear of the pile remnants.

Authorised by: Mark Briant A/ Marine Safety Operations Director, Marine Safety Department of Transport.

  • Start date:
  • End date:
  • Issue date: 31/05/2013.

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