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  Event: Aquatic Event Notification, Coastal Tri Series Event 1, AQWA

Mariners are hereby advised that between the hours of 9:00 AM and 1:00 PM on Tuesday 26 January 2021, approximately 60 participants will be competing in the approved “Coastal Tri Series Event 1, AQWA” water polo event taking place in the following location: 

Hillarys Boat Harbour

Southwest corner of the harbour within the seabed lease area of AQWA.

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution when transiting in the area whilst this event is taking place. 

Location: 31° 49.585’S, 115° 44.211’E

Chart reference: Department of Transport chart 001 – Hillarys Boat Harbour

  • Start date: 26/01/2021.
  • End date: 26/01/2021.
  • Issued: 18/01/2021
  • Number: Not2021 - 09

  Warning: South Passage Front Lead

A bicycle is reported to have been placed on top of the South Passage front lead

  • Location: 32° 1.280' S 115° 37.102' E
  • Chart Reference: DoT WA 001 – Ocean Reef to Cape Peron
  • Issued: 15/12/2020

  Advice: Installation of pontoons, Elizabeth Quay

Mariners are hereby advised that from Saturday 16 January 2021 to Wednesday 27 January 2021, two floating pontoons will be anchored in the northeast corner of Elizabeth Quay. The area around the pontoons and associated anchor lines will be marked with floating yellow buoys with the southwest corner lit. The first three northern most public jetties will not be accessible during this time.

Subsea power cables will run from the shore to the pontoons. Mariners are advised to keep clear of all pontoon barges and associated equipment and not to transit over or anchor within vicinity of the buoyed off area. 

Location: 31° 57.474’S, 115° 51.426’E

Chart reference: Department of Transport chart 898 – Swan and Canning Rivers
        

  • Start date: 16/01/2021.
  • End date: 27/01/2021.
  • Issued: 15/01/2021
  • Number: Not2021 - 08
MAC_Elizabeth_Quay_pontoon.jpg icon Map: installation of pontoons, Elizabeth Quay Kb

  Event: Aquatic Event Notification, Open Water Swimming Series

Mariners are hereby advised that swimmers will be participating in the approved “Open Water Swimming Series” taking place on the following dates, times and locations: 

Mullaloo Beach

Sunday 27 December 2020 – from 7:30 AM to 12:30 PM 

Cottesloe Beach

Saturday 16 January 2021 – from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM

Sorrento Beach

Tuesday 26 January 2021 – from 7:30 AM to 12:30 AM

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution when transiting in these areas while the events are taking place.

Locations:

  • 31° 47.130’S, 115° 43.984’E
  • 31° 59.675’S, 115° 45.046’E
  • 31° 49.818’S, 115° 44.653’E

Chart reference: Department of Transport chart 001 – Ocean Reef to Cape Peron

  • Start date: 27/12/2020.
  • End date: 26/01/2021.
  • Issued: 22/12/2020
  • Number: Not2020 - 117

  Advice: Deployment of 2 monitoring buoys - Mangles Bay Rockingham

Mariners are advised that 2 lit monitoring buoys are scheduled to be deployed on Monday 30 November 2020 as follows: 

Monitoring buoy 1: 32° 16.372'S, 115° 42.161'E (approximately 330m from the shore). 

  • This buoy is yellow in colour, (with solar panels and battery box), approximately 0.4m in height and equipped with flashing yellow light 
  • Flash rate: Fl Y 4s
  • Deployment period: 1-2 years

Monitoring buoy 2: 32° 15.744'S, 115° 42.851'E (approximately 1.4km form the shore)

  • This buoy is yellow in colour, approximately 2m in height and equipped with flashing yellow
  • Flash rate: Fl Y 4s
  • Deployment period: 2-3 years

No vessel is to moor to or interfere with the above buoys at any time.

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution when transiting the area and keep well clear of the above buoys at all times. 

Location: 32° 16.372'S, 115° 42.161'E

Chart reference: Department of Transport Chart WA001 – Ocean Reef to Cape Peron

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

  • Start date: 30/11/2020
  • End date: 30/11/2023
  • Issued: 26/11/2020
  • Number: 2020-106

  Event: Indian Ocean Paddler Summer Series 2020/21

Description: Mariners are hereby advised that paddle craft will be competing in the approved “Indian Ocean Paddler Summer Series 2020/2021” events between 2:30 PM and 4:30 PM on the following dates and locations: 

Swanbourne to Sorrento

  • Saturday 19 September 2020
  • Saturday 10 October 2020
  • Saturday 12 December 2020
  • Sunday 10 January 2021
  • Saturday 30 January 2021
  • Saturday 20 February 2021

Port Beach to Sorrento

  • Saturday 24 October 2020
  • Saturday 7 November 2020
  • Saturday 21 November 2020

Port Beach to City Beach

  • Saturday 13 March 2021
  • Saturday 20 March 2021

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution when transiting in these areas while the event is taking place.

  • Start date: 19/09/2020.
  • End date: 20/03/2021.
  • Issued: 09/09/2020
  • Number: Not2020 - 86

  Warning: Spar buoy semi submerged, Ocean Reef

Description: A yacht turning buoy (spar buoy), approx. 1.2km south west from Ocean Reef is semi submerged and may not be visible above the water line

Location: 31° 46.430'S, 115° 43.449'E

Chart Reference: DoT Chart WA001 – Ocean Reef to Cape Peron

Issued:  24/08/2020

  Advice: Deployment of LIDAR buoys, offshore Trigg vicinity

Description: Mariners are advised that LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) buoys will be deployed around 23 June 2020 in the offshore Trigg vicinity, approximately 1.5 nautical miles west of Trigg beach at the following locations:

LIDAR buoy 1: 31° 52.696'S, 115° 43.113'E

LIDAR buoy 2: 31° 52.532'S, 115° 43.318E

The above buoys will be deployed periodically at the above locations then removed and replaced with another 2 buoys at the same locations until around 23 December 2021.

Each of the above LIDAR buoys are circular buoys with side mounted solar panels and wind generators extended on top. They are yellow and black in colour, approximately 4.5m in diameter and 4m in height, and equipped with flashing yellow light.

Flash rate: Q(5) Y 20s

No vessel is to moor to or interfere with the above LIDAR buoys at any time.

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

Location: 31° 52.696'S, 115° 43.113'E

Chart reference: Department of Transport Chart WA957 – Trigg

  • Start date: 23/06/2020.
  • End date: 23/12/2021.
  • Issued: 23/06/2020.
  • Number: 2020-66

  Advice: Fuel jetty construction works completed and operational, Thomson Bay, Rottnest Island

Mariners are advised works on the Rottnest Island’s new fuel jetty have been completed and fuel and other facilities are now available.

Chart reference: Department of Transport Chart WA 412.

  • Start date: 07/12/2020.
  • End date: 07/01/2021.
  • Issued: 07/12/2020.
  • Number: 2020-111.

  Advice: Two Rocks Marina jetty works

Mariners are advised that works are scheduled to be carried out to construct a new floating Jetty “R” at Two Rocks Marina from Saturday 1 February 2020 to Sunday 31 January 2021, Monday to Friday, between 7am to 6pm as required.

Works, including pile driving activities, will be carried out using a barge “Seg 1” (specs: 10m x 18m) and support vessels as required. Unlit piles will be in the water inside the works area. 

Chart reference: Department of Transport Chart WA1071 – Two Rocks.

The works area will be delineated by yellow buoys, approx 1.3 metres in height, and equipped with yellow rhythmic lighting systems. Barge “Seg 1” and associated equipment will remain in the works area outside of operating hours.

All vessels taking part in the above works will exhibit lights and shapes in accordance with the Prevention of Collisions at Sea Regulations 1983 at all times. Operators will monitor Marine Radio VHF Channel 16.

Access to the Two Rocks Marina fairway, boat ramp, existing jetty and charter pens will be maintained at all times.

Mariners are advised to use caution when transiting the area and keep well clear of the above operations at all times.


Mark Briant, Manager, Navigational Safety and Moorings, Maritime, Department of Transport

  • Start date: 01/02/2020.
  • End Date: 31/01/2021.
  • Issued: 03/02/2020.
  • Number: 2020-19.

  Advice: Shallowing entrance to Two Rocks Marina

Inside entrance to Two Rocks Marina

Mariners are advised that a build-up of sand has developed inside the entrance to the Two Rocks Marina, reducing depths and the width of the navigational channel.

  • Chart reference: Department of Transport Chart WA1071 - Two Rocks.

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:
  • End date:
  • Issued: 18/01/2019.
  • Number: 2019-19.

  Advice: Sand bar, Jetty K, Hillarys Boat Harbour

Sand Bar, Jetty K, Hillarys Boat Harbour

Mariners are advised that a sand bar has been reported at the south east corner of Jetty K (inner most jetty adjacent to the boat ramp) in the Hillarys Boat Harbour.

The build up of sand has reduced charted depths in the general vicinity.

Chart Reference: Department of Transport Chart WA957 - Trigg.

Mariners are advised to exercise caution when navigating in the Hillarys Boat Harbour adjacent to Jetty K due to reduced depth.

Authorised by: Mark Briant Manager, Navigational Safety, Marine Safety Department of Transport.

  • Start date:
  • End date:
  • Issued: 27/08/2015.
  • Number: 2015-128.

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