Mid West TNTM

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

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  Notice 2019-62: Xanadu 3D seismic survey - Cliff Head vicinity

South of Port Denison, Cliff Head vicinity

Mariners are advised that the Xanadu 3D seismic survey is scheduled in waters in the Cliff Head vicinity, approximately 25km south of Port Denison from Friday 24 May until Sunday 30 June 2019.

Survey area: The survey area is encompassed within the following coordinates:

  • A (northwest corner): 29° 30.214' S, 114° 56.537' E
  • B (northeast corner): 29° 30.311' S, 114° 59.822' E
  • C (southeast corner): 29° 34.713' S, 114° 58.461' E
  • D (southwest corner): 29° 34.641' S, 114° 56.358' E

Up to 700 floating geophone buoys, approximately 400mm in diameter, orange in colour, and equipped with GPS transponders, will be temporarily deployed inside the survey area. Numerous working boats will be in this area during the survey.

The survey area will be marked by ‘Special Marks’, being yellow buoys, approximately one metre in height, equipped with flashing yellow lights, spaced at 500m intervals between the above coordinates.

Chart Reference: Department of Transport WA979 – Cliff Head

No vessels are to interfere with, or moor to, any of the above buoys.

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

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

  • Start date: 24/05/2019
  • End date: 30/06/2019
  • Issued: 03/05/2019

  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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