Mid West TNTM

View the Temporary Notices To Mariners in the Mid West region.

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  Notice 2019-16: Teggs Channel temporary starboard marker buoy

Tegg's Channel, Carnarvon

Mariners are advised that a temporary starboard marker buoy has been deployed in Tegg's Channel until further notice at the following location:

  • Location: 24 54.430'S, 113 38.117'E
  • Flash rate: Fl G 3s

Chart Reference: Department of Transport Chart WA982 - Carnarvon

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution when transiting the area

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

  • Start date: 14/01/2019.
  • End date: Until further notice.
  • Issued: 14/01/2019.

  Notice 2019-13: Closure of waters to boating and swimming pyrotechnics display, City of Greater Geraldton

Geraldton Port

Acting pursuant to Section 66 of the Western Australian Marine Act 1982 and Regulation 10A (b) of the Navigable Waters Regulations 1958, I hereby close the following area of water to all vessels and prohibit swimming between 7:00 pm and 10:00 pm on Saturday 26th January 2019.

Area of closure

All of the waters within Champion Bay bounded by a line commencing at the south western corner of the Batavia Coast Marina main breakwater at approximately 28 46.147'S, 114 36.539'E, thence south west to the end of the spur groyne at approximately 28 46.162'S, 114 36.525'E, thence south west to the western side of the offshore breakwater at approximately 28 46.267'S, 114 36.125'E, thence south east to the northern point of the spur groyne off the eastern breakwater at approximately 28 46.314'S, 114 36.163'E, thence south east to the eastern point of the eastern breakwater at approximately 28 46.350'S, 114 36.175'E, thence south along the eastern edge of the Geraldton Port eastern breakwater to a point at approximately 28 46.509'S, 114 36.211'E, thence east along the foreshore to a point at approximately 28 46.171'S, 114 36.579'E, thence north west to the point of commencement at approximately 28 46.147'S, 114 36.539'E.

Conditions of closure

  • No vessel shall transit through, anchor or moor within the closed waters area.
  • Bonafide vessels associated with the fireworks display are exempt from the closure.

This area is set aside for safety measures during the set up and display of pyrotechnics.

Christopher J Mather, Director Waterways Safety Management, Department of Transport.

  • Start date: 26/01/2019.
  • End date: 26/01/2019.
  • Issued: 10/01/2019.

  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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