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Notice 2019 -38: Shallowing - entrance to Serpentine River
Entrance to Serpentine River
Isolated shallowing at the entrance to the Serpentine River navigational channel, reducing charted depths in some areas.
- Location: Extending between the first and third porthand markers west of the entrance to the Serpentine River.
- Chart: Department of Transport Chart WA 848 - Peel Inlet and Harvey Estuary
Mariners are advised to navigate with caution when transiting the entrance to the Serpentine River.
Mark Briant, Manager, Navigational Safety, Marine Safety, Department of Transport.
- Start date:
- End date:
- Issued: 07/03/2019
Notice 2019-31: Blue Mussel Study, Peel Inlet and Harvey Estuary
Peel Inlet and Harvey Estuary
Mariners are advised that a series of submerged baskets have been temporarily deployed at numerous study sites in the Peel Inlet and Harvey Estuary, as part of a blue mussel study.
Each site contains 10 submerged baskets placed on the seabed, attached to a 10 metre long rope. The baskets are made of plastic, approximately 300 mm x 200 mm, and protrude approximately 100 mm from the seabed.
Each site is marked by unlit white surface buoys with blue and yellow stripes, approximately 200 mm in diameter.
- Chart reference: Department of Transport Chart WA848 - Peel Inlet and Harvey Estuary.
No vessel is to interfere with the above surface buoys or submerged baskets at any time.
- Recovery date: 31 December 2019.
Mariners are advised to use caution when transiting the area and keep well clear of the above surface buoys.
Alicia McCarron, A/Manager, Navigational Safety and Moorings, Marine Safety, Department of Transport.
- Start date: 13/02/2019.
- End date: 31/12/2019.
- Issued: 13/02/2019.
Notice 2018-185: Shallowing reduced chart depth
Dredge spoil deposit, North of Yunderup Navigational Channel
A large deposit of dredge spoil has been placed North-West of the Yunderup Channel, North-West of Boodalan Island, Peel Inlet, reducing charted depths to as low as 0.5 metre (Mandurah chart datum).
A yellow special mark buoy is placed at:
- Latitude 32°35'18.'S, Longitude 115°44'45'E, marks western of edge of the spoil bank.
Mariners are also advised to transit within the Yunderup navigational channel to avoid this affected area.
- Location: North West of Yunderup navigational channel, North West of Boodalan Island.
- Chart: DoT Chart WA848 Peel Inlet - WA913 - Cape Peron to Dawesville.
Mariners are advised to navigate with caution when transiting the area and remain within the navigable channel at all times.
Christopher J Mather, Director Waterways Safety Management, Department of Transport.
- Start date: 07/12/2018.
- End date: UFN.
- Issued: 07/08/2018.
- Updated 13/12/2018.
Notice 2016-144: Caution, shallowing at Harvey Estuary, Peel Inlet
Mariners are advised that shallowing has been reported at the entrance to the Harvey Estuary, approximately 150 metres East of the Dawesville Cut Southern rock groyne.
- Chart Reference: Department of Transport Chart WA848 - Peel and Harvey.
Mariners are advised to navigate with caution when transiting this area.
Authorised by: Mark Briant, A/Director, Waterways Safety Management, Marine Safety Department of Transport.
- Start date:
- End date:
- Issued: 19/12/2016.