Peel notices

View navigational warnings, event notices and Temporary Notices To Mariners for the Peel region.

 Warning:  Hazard - Submerged Concrete Block - Batavia Quays Mandurah

Mariners are advised that a submerged concrete block has been reported to be in Batavia Quays Mandurah at the below location.

The block is reported to be approximately 300mm in height from the riverbed reducing charted water depths. A temporary Isolated Danger mark equipped with a flashing light has been deployed.

Mariners are reminded to be aware of underwater hazards during times of low tides when navigating in the Peel region.
Chart reference: WA848 - Peel Inlet and Harvey Estuary
Location: - 32: 35.24080'S  115: 46.68896'E
Start date: 30/01/2024
Notice number: 5981

 Warning:  Warning – Hazard - Submerged Concrete Block - Batavia Quays Mandurah

Description: Mariners are advised that a submerged concrete block has been reported to be in Batavia Quays Mandurah at the below location.

The block is reported to be approximately 300mm in height from the riverbed reducing charted water depths.

A temporary Isolated Danger mark equipped with a flashing light has been deployed.

Mariners are reminded to be aware of underwater hazards during times of low tides when navigating in the Peel region.
Chart reference: WA848 - Peel Inlet and Harvey Estuary
Location: -32: 35.24080'S  115: 46.68896'E
Start date: 30/01/2024
Notice number: 5969

 Warning:  Dawesville Special Marker 3202 Unlit

Mariners are advised that the Dawesville water ski limit special marker to the south of the mooring area is currently Unlit.
Chart reference: WA848 - Peel Inlet and Harvey Estuary
Location: -32:37.9366'S  115:39.1089'E
Start date: 22/01/2024
Issued: 22/01/2024
Notice number: 5966

 Warning:  Submerged Canoe - Serpentine River - Jetty 0235 - Bircham Street

A Canoe has become submerged adjacent to jetty 0235 in the Serpentine River. The Canoe is approximately 12 foot and may present as a hazard to navigation.

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution and keep a safe distance from jetties.
Chart reference: WA848 - Peel Inlet and Harvey Estuary
Location: 000: 00.0000'S  000: 00.0000'E
Start date: 15/12/2023
Issued: 15/12/2023
Notice number: 5922

 Advice:  Mandurah Estuary Bridge Works – Mandurah Estuary

Mariners are advised that Cone Penetration Testing (CPT) will take place within the Mandurah Estuary near the Mandurah Estuary (Bypass) Bridge from 10 January 2024 to 26 January 2024, weather permitting. These works are important to inform the Mandurah Estuary Bridge Duplication Project.

The navigational channel will remain open. Where drilling works occur within the navigation envelope, river users will be diverted around the work site.

CPT operations will be conducted in the Mandurah Estuary from a jack-up barge south of the existing Mandurah Estuary Bridge. The barge will be required to move to various locations in the vicinity of the existing bridge. The barge movements will occur every two to three days. Works will be undertaken each day during daylight hours Monday to Friday, weather permitting.

The barge and all vessels taking part in the works will display shapes and lights in accordance with the Prevention of Collisions a Sea Regulations 1983 at all times.

The work area will be demarcated on either side of the jack-up barge by yellow lit marker buoys. The jack-up barge will be monitoring VHF Channels 16 and using VHF channel 9 as a working frequency for ship to ship communications. All vessels navigating through the navigation channel at the bridge are encouraged to contact the vessel upon approach.

Call Signs – Jack Up Barge 1

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution and reduce wash when transiting through area, observe the signage and stay well clear of the above works at all times.
Chart reference: WA848 - Peel Inlet and Harvey Estuary
Location: -32: 32.9460'S  115: 43.0380'E
Start date: 01/01/2024
End date: 27/01/2024
Issued: 08/12/2023
Notice number: 5908

 Warning:  Jetty Pylon Damaged in Port Mandurah Canals

A Jetty Pylon located in the Port Mandurah Canals has been reported to have been broken and is now semi submerged.

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution when transiting in the area.
Chart reference: WA848 - Peel Inlet and Harvey Estuary
Location: 32: 32.1390'S  115: 42.48840'E
Start date: 03/12/2023
End date: 17/12/2023
Issued: 03/12/2023
Notice number: 5899

 Warning:  Vessel ‘Princess II’ – Sunk Entrance to Harvey Estuary - Dawesville

A vessel ‘Princess II (registration: 77133, being a 11.1m plywood launch) has sunk on Department of Transport courtesy mooring BO071 at Dawesville.

The vessel may break apart in prevailing conditions.

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution when transiting the area
Chart reference: WA848 - Peel Inlet and Harvey Estuary
Location: -32: 36.974'S  115: 38.610'E
Start date: 27/11/2023
Issued: 27/11/2023
Notice number: 5891

 Advice:  Deployment of Directional Wave Rider Buoy – Offshore Mandurah

A directional wave buoy (DWRB) has been deployed approximately 8 nautical miles northwest of Mandurah at the location below. The DWRB is yellow in colour, approximately 700mm in diameter, and equipped with a 2m whip antenna and flashing yellow light.

Flash rate: Fl (5) Y 20s

Mariners are requested to maintain a minimum distance of 100 meters from the DWRB, including any associated fishing equipment at all times so as to not interfere with or damage the DWRB.
Chart reference: WA913 - Cape Peron to Dawesville
Location: -32: 27.16722'S  115: 34.33362'E
Issued: 26/09/2023
Notice number: 5818

 Warning:  Lake Brockman (Logue Brook Dam) Water Ski Area Hazards

Mariners are reminded of potential hazards to vessels and water-skiers within Lake Brockman in the form of tree stumps, logs and shallow sand banks.

It is a requirement to stay at least 50 metres from shore at all times while water skiing unless taking off or landing a skier.

Mariners are asked to use caution and observe the skiing rules within this waterway.
Location: -33: 0.019'S  115: 58.233'E
Start date: 13/04/2023
Issued: 13/04/2023
Notice number: 5647

 Warning:  Navigational Hazard - Mandurah Estuary – Entrance to Soldiers Cove

A broken pole has been reported within waters of Soldiers Cove, Mandurah approximately 50 metres from the shore adjacent to Winjan Place, Dudley Park. A white flashing light has also been reported in the same location.

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution when transiting the area.
Chart reference: WA848 - Peel Inlet and Harvey Estuary
Location: -32: 32.272'S  115: 43.264'E
Start date: 05/04/2023
Issued: 05/04/2023
Notice number: 5633

 Warning:  Submerged Logs Upper Reaches Murray River Ravenswood

Large submerged logs have been reported in the Murray River upper reaches, vicinity of 13 and 53 Rodoreda Crescent Ravenswood, and approximately 50m from the northern shore.

The logs may not be visible above the waterline.

Coordinates:
13 Rodoreda Drive: 32: 35.123S, 115: 50.188E
53 Rodoreda Drive: 32: 35.144S, 115: 50.033E

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution when transiting the area
Location: -32: 35.127'S  115: 50.127'E
Start date: 11/11/2022
Issued: 11/11/2022
Notice number: 5442

 Advice:  Jetty Works - Mandurah Quay, Erskine

Mariners are advised that jetty construction works at Mandurah Quay, including pile driving activities, are scheduled to commence around 3 October 2022 and are expected to be completed by around 15 September 2024.

Works will take place using a works barge and support vessel, Monday to Saturday, between 7 am to 6 pm as required.

The works area will be delineated by yellow buoys, approximately 1.3m in height, and equipped with flashing yellow lights.

The works barge will remain on location outside of operating hours.

Please see link below for a map of the marina

Operators will monitor Marine Radio VHF Channel 16 during operating hours.

Diving operations will also take place as part of these works. The International Code Flag ‘A’ will be exhibited whilst diving operations are underway

All vessels taking part in the above works will exhibit shapes and lights in accordance with the Prevention of Collisions at Sea Regulations 1983 at all times.

Mariners are advised to use caution when transiting the area and keep well clear of the
Chart reference: WA848 - Peel Inlet and Harvey Estuary
Location: -32: 33.556'S  115: 42.603'E
Start date: 03/10/2022
End date: 15/09/2024
Issued: 30/09/2022
Notice number: 2973

 Warning:  Submerged rocks, Waroona Dam

Southeast sector of Waroona Dam/Lake Navarino, east of the camp ground
Mariners are advised that submerged rocks have been reported near the shore in the southeast sector of Waroona Dam/Lake Navarino, to the east of the camp ground in the vicinity of the following coordinate: Location: 32° 51.042'S, 115° 59.990'E
Location: -32: 51.042'S  115: 59.990'E
Start date: 25/06/2019
Issued: 25/06/2019

 Warning:  Shallowing around Port Marker adjacent to Novara Boat Ramp

It has been reported that shallowing has occurred around the port marker adjacent to the Novara boat ramp.

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution in the area
Chart reference: WA848 - Peel Inlet and Harvey Estuary
Location: -32: 34.394'S  115: 40.485'E
Start date: 05/03/2020
Issued: 05/03/2020
Page last updated: Tue Feb 15 2022 11:04:17 AM