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  Notice 2019-120: Closure of Waters to Boating and Swimming, Pyrotechnics Display, Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour, City of Fremantle

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 from 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM on Sunday 27 October 2019.

Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour

Area of Closure: 

  • All the waters within a 150 metre radius of the firing point located at approximately 32° 3.962'S 115° 44.592'E
  • All the waters within a 100 metre radius of the firing point located at approximately 32° 3.894'S 115° 44.570'E.

The above closure is located at the start of the breakwater entrance into Success Boat Harbour.

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.

Laurence Adams, Acting Director Waterways Safety Management, Department of Transport.

  • Start date: 27/10/2019.
  • End date: 27/10/2019.
  • Issued: 11/10/2019.

  Notice 2019 -117: Dredging works - Ocean Reef Boat Harbour

Ocean Reef Boat Harbour

Mariners are advised that maintenance dredging works at the Ocean Reef Boat Harbour will commence in early October 2019 and will proceed until approximately late November 2019.

Dredging will mainly occur Monday to Friday between the hours of 0600 and 1800hrs, with provision to take place during hours of darkness if required.

The works are being carried out by the 17m cutter suction dredge “Swan V” equipped with a 40 metre floating pipeline marked with orange buoys which will display rhythmic flashing lights. The dredge has no self-propulsion and uses anchors and spuds to move. The dredge and connected pipeline with remain in the area of operation after normal operating hours for the duration of the works.

The dredge will exhibit shapes and lights in accordance with the Prevention of Collisions at Sea Regulations 1983 at all times.

Before navigating past the dredge, mariners are requested to contact the operators who will be monitoring the following radio frequencies;

  • VHF Channel 73
  • Marine 27 MHz Channel 90

For further information please refer to the Ocean Reef Boat Harbour Maintenance Dredging document below.

Mariners are advised to use caution when transiting the area and to remain well clear of the above operations.

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

  • Start date: early October 2019
  • End date: 30/11/2019
  • Issued: 08/10/2018.
MAC_P_Ocean_Reef_Boat_Harbour_Maintenance_Dredging.PDF icon Ocean Reef boat harbour maintenance dredging Kb

  Notice 2019-116: LIDAR buoys - Offshore Trigg vicinity

Offshore Trigg vicinity

Mariners are advised that two LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) buoys have been deployed in the offshore Trigg vicinity, approximately 1.5 nautical miles west of Trigg beach at the following locations:

LIDAR buoy 1

  • 31° 52.694's, 115° 43.110'e (deployed: 6 September 2019)
  • Recovery date: Mid October 2019

LIDAR buoy 2

  • 31° 52.533's, 115° 43.320'e (deployed 25 September 2019)
  • Recovery date: Late October 2019

Chart reference: Department of Transport Chart WA957 – Trigg

Each of the above LIDAR buoys are circular buoys with side mounted solar panels and wind generators extended on top. They are yellow 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.

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

  • Start date: 6/09/2019.
  • End date: 25/10/2019.
  • Issued: 02/10/2019.

  Notice 2019-96: Aquatic event - Indian Ocean Paddler Summer Series 2019/2020

Mariners are hereby advised that paddle craft will be competing in the approved Indian Ocean Paddler Summer Series 2019/2020 events between 2.30 pm and 4.30 pm on the following dates and locations: 

Swanbourne to Sorrento

  • Saturday 7 September 2019
  • Saturday 21 September 2019
  • Saturday 5 October 2019
  • Saturday 19 October 2019
  • Saturday 2 November 2019 
  • Saturday 18 January 2020

Port Beach to Sorrento

  • Saturday 16 November 2019

City Beach to Sorrento

  • Saturday 14 December 2019 

Port Beach to City Beach

  • Saturday 8 February 2020
  • Saturday 22 February 2020
  • Saturday 7 March 2020
  • Saturday 14 March 2020

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

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

  • Start date: 07/09/2019
  • End date: 14/03/2020
  • Issued: 21/08/2019

  Notice 2019-91: Partially sunken vessel - Mangles Bay, Rockingham

A 9.45 m plywood cabin cruiser is partially sunk on Department of Transport mooring A0171 at Mangles Bay Rockingham, approximately 150 m from the shore.

  • Location: 32° 16.457's, 115° 42.535'e
  • Chart reference: Department of Transport chart WA001 – Ocean Reef to Cape Peron

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: Until further notice
  • Issued: 16/08/2019

  Notice 2019-19: 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.

  Notice 2018-154: Ocean Reef silting

Entrance to Ocean Reef Boat Harbour

Mariners are advised that a build-up of sand adjacent to the inner entrance groyne to the Ocean Reef Boat Harbour is restricting navigation in the channel. adjacent to the spur groyne.

Two temporary lit Port Markers are placed within the entrance channel to mark the extent of the silting.

The Port Marker Buoys are lit: RED - Fl 3 - 1 Mile.

The positions are at approximately:

  • Inner North Marker Lat 31° 45.642' S Long 115° 43.599'E.
  • Inner South Marker Lat 31° 45.660' S Long 115° 43.608'E.

Chart reference: Department of Transport Chart WA957 - Trigg

Mariners are advised to use caution when transiting the area and proceed with caution due to the reduced channel width.

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

  • Start date:
  • End date: Until further notice
  • Issued: 08/11/2018

  Notice 2015-128: 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.

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