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  Notice 2019-30: Rottnest Channel Swim, closure of waters

Thomson Bay, Rottnest Island

Acting pursuant to the powers conferred by Regulation 38B of the Rottnest Island Regulations 1988, the Rottnest Island Authority will close the following waters to all vessels, excluding bona fide emergency and authorised vessels as set out below between 1200 hours on Friday 22 February 2019 to 1800 hours on Saturday 23 February 2019:

Between Ferry Jetty and Fuel Jetty

  • All waters with 25 metres of the shoreline.
  • Authorised Vessel: Powered support vessel displaying a 2019 Rottnest Channel Swim sticker.

Between Fuel Jetty and Hotel Jetty

  • Swim Channel.
  • All waters to a point 38 metres on the southern side of the Fuel Jetty extending in an easterly direction encompassing the following moorings:
    • Ranger; Ranger II; TB062; TB072; RIA015 Hire; TB078; RIA016 Hire; TB056; TB100; TB319; TB053; RIA005 Hire; TB051; TB081; RIA017 Hire; TB200; South Cardinal Marker (31 59.79'S,115 32.836'E); TB091, RIA028 Hire; RIA009 Hire; TB077; TB322; TB058; TB060.
  • Authorised Vessel: Bonafide emergency vessels.

South of Swim Channel

  • All waters starting 38 metres south of the Fuel Jetty extending 110 metres in a southerly direction following the foreshore and 25 metres east.
  • Authorised Vessel: Bonafide emergency vessels.

North of Hotel Jetty

  • All waters north of the Hotel Jetty extending 51 meters in a northerly direction and 25 metres east.
  • Authorised Vessel: Bona fide emergency vessels and competitor's support paddle craft displaying a 2019 Rottnest Channel Swim sticker.

South of Hotel Jetty

  • All waters south of the Hotel Jetty extending 51 metres following the foreshore in a southerly direction and 25 metres east.
  • Authorised Vessel: Bona fide emergency vessels and tenders less than 3.75 metres in length.

These restrictions have been put in place due to the unusually large number of vessels and people entering the Reserve and the need achieve public safety.

Appropriate signage will be placed on site and a map showing these restrictions is available for viewing at:

Mariners are further advised that due to the close proximity of the swim channel to fuel dispensing facilities, supplies will not be available between 10.00 am to 6.00 pm on Saturday 23 February 2019.

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution and maintain a safe clearance when transiting this area.

Christopher J Mather, Director, Waterways Safety Management, Marine Safety, Department of Transport.

  • Start date: 22/02/2019.
  • End date: 23/02/2019.
  • Issued: 12/02/2019.

  Notice 2019-29: Champs of the Bay

Thomson Bay North, Rottnest Island

Acting pursuant to the powers conferred by Regulation 38B of the Rottnest Island Regulations 1988, the Rottnest Island Authority will close the following waters to all vessels, excluding bona fide emergency and authorised vessels as set out below between 0900 hrs and 1030 hrs on Sunday 24 February 2019:

Thomson Bay (North), Rottnest Island

All waters between the Stark Jetty and Ferry Jetty extending eastwards from the foreshore following a line along the southern side of Stark Jetty to a position 31 59.675E and 115 32.509S ,(65 metres east of the foreshore) then head south to a position 31 59.705E and 115 32.526S (68 metres east of the foreshore) and finishing at a point on the Ferry Jetty at 31 59.710E 115 32.528S.

Exemption

Authorised support craft and bonafide emergency response vessels.

These restrictions have been put in place to ensure safety of swimmers competing in the 'Swimming Champ of the Bay' for children. Event safety craft will be patrolling the area to guide passing vessels.

A map showing the above restrictions is available for viewing at:

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution and maintain a safe clearance when transiting this area.

Christopher J Mather, Director, Waterways Safety Management, Marine Safety, Department of Transport.

  • Start date: 24/02/2019.
  • End date: 24/02/2019.
  • Issued: 12/02/2019.

  Notice 2019-28: 2019 Rottnest Channel Swim, Cottesloe Beach to Rottnest Island

Mariners are hereby advised that between the hours of 5:40 am and 5:00 pm on Saturday 23rd February 2019, swimmers will be competing in the approved '2019 Rottnest Channel Swim' event commencing from Cottesloe Beach and finishing at Thompson Bay, Rottnest Island.

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

Christopher J Mather, Director Waterways Safety Management, Department of Transport.

  • Start date: 23/02/2019.
  • End date: 23/02/2019.
  • Issued: 11/02/2019.

  Notice 2019-26: Aquatic event notification, Rowing WA Elizabeth Quay Neon Lights Regatta, Elizabeth Quay, Perth Waters

Mariners are hereby advised that between the hours of 5:00 pm and 9:00 pm on Friday 15th February 2019, rowing vessels will be participating in the approved 2019 'Rowing WA Elizabeth Quay Neon Lights Regatta' taking place in and around Elizabeth Quay.

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

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

  • Start date: 15/02/2019.
  • End date: 15/02/2019.
  • Issued: 06/02/2019.

  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 2018-168: Jetty works, Geordie Bay Jetty, Rottnest Island

Geordie Bay, Rottnest Island

Mariners are advised that jetty works, including diving operations, will be carried out alongside Geordie Bay jetty from 22 November 2018 until further notice.

The works area will be delineated by fencing, signage and yellow buoys. Works vessels, including a works barge and associated equipment may remain inside the works area outside of operating hours.

Access to the south western side of the jetty will be closed during the above operations. The lower landing will be accessible to small craft. The freshwater tap will be accessible.

The international code flag 'A' will be exhibited whilst diving operations are in progress. Operators will monitor Marine Radio VHF Channel 16 during operating hours.

For further inquiries and in case of emergency, please call Programmed Facility Management Rottnest Island on (08) 9292 6000.

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution, comply with signage and keep well clear of the above works area when transiting in the vicinity of the Geordie Bay Jetty.

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

  • Start date:
  • End date: Until further notice
  • Issued: 23/11/2018.

  Notice 2018-157: Offshore geotechnical drilling and towing operations, Alkimos vicinity

Offshore Alkimos vicinity

Mariners are advised that geotechnical drilling and towing operations are scheduled to be carried out offshore of Alkimos Beach from mid-November to around 28 February 2019. The survey will be conducted 7 days a week (weather-permitting), during daylight hours.

The works will be conducted from a jack-up barge 'Sea Lift 2' (specs: 18 metres x 9 metres) and support vessels as required.

'Sea Lift 2' will operate within the investigation area bound by the following coordinates:

Location Longitude Latitude
NE (beach) 31° 36.67' S 115° 39.65' E
SE (beach) 31° 37.64' S 115° 40.00' E
NW 31° 38.120' S 115° 36.25' E
SW 31° 39.70' S 115° 37.05' E

In accordance with Section 66 of the Western Australian Marine Act 1982, I hereby close the following navigable waters to all vessels for the duration of the works, excepting bonafide vessels associated with the works:

Closure area:

  • All the waters within 50 metres of 'Sea Lift 2' whilst conducting geotechnical drilling operations.
  • All the waters within 500 metres of 'Sea Lift 2' whilst conducting towing operations.

Whilst drilling operations are underway, the four corners of the jack-up barge will be delineated by flashing yellow lights.

All vessels taking part in these operations will exhibit shapes and lights in accordance with the Prevention of Collisions at Sea Regulations 1983 at all times. 'Sea Lift 2' will remain inside the above investigation area at all times, except when under tow between drilling locations.

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

  • Chart reference: Department of Transport Chart WA986 - Quinns Rocks.

For further information please refer to the following link:

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution when transiting the area and reduce wash that may impact on the above operations.

Christopher R Mather, A/Manager, Navigational Safety, Marine Safety, Department of Transport.

  • Start date: 12/11/2018.
  • End date: 28/02/2019.
  • Issued: 08/11/2018.

  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 2018 -152: Closure of waters - Army Jetty Thomson Bay Rottnest

Army Jetty, Thomson Bay, Rottnest Island

Acting pursuant to the powers conferred by regulation 38B of the Rottnest Island Authority Regulations 1988, the Executive Director of the Rottnest Island Authority (RIA) has closed the following waters to all vessels, excluding bona fide emergency vessels and approved contractor vessels between 6:00 am on Saturday 3rd November 2018 to 6:00 pm on Saturday 4th May 2019.

Closure area: Thomson Bay - Army Jetty:

All waters bounded by the following four coordinates (GDA94 datum):

  • 115.54958'E, 32.00160'S.
  • 115.54977'E, 32.00105'S.
  • 115.55014'E, 32.00114'S.
  • 115.54987'E, 32.00193'S.

The above closure area is to ensure public safety and includes all waters within 10m of the Army Jetty structure excluding the Army Jetty boat ramp.

For further information about the above closure please contact the Rottnest Island Authority.

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution and maintain clearance when transiting this area.

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

  • Start date: 03/11/2018.
  • End date: 04/05/2019.
  • Issued: 01/11/2018.

  Notice 2018-95: Jetty works, Hillarys Boat Harbour

Hillarys Boat Harbour, Jetties B and C

Mariners are advised that works to demolish and replace Jetties B and C at Hillarys Boat Harbour are scheduled to be carried out from mid July 2018 to 31 May 2019, Monday to Friday, between 7:00 am to 6:00 pm as required.

The works, including pile driving activities, will be carried out using a barge 'GTS1' (specifications: 10 metres x 20 metres) and support vessels as required. Unlit piles will be in the water inside the works area. The works at Jetty B will be followed by works at Jetty C.

  • Chart reference: Department of Transport Chart WA957 - Trigg.

The works area will be delineated by yellow buoys, approx 1.3 metres in height, and equipped with yellow rhythmic lighting systems. Barge 'GTS1' and associated equipment will remain in the works area outside of operating hours.

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. Operators will monitor Marine Radio VHF Channels 16 and 72 during operating hours.

Access to the Hillarys Boat Harbour 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.

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

  • Start date: Mid July 2018.
  • End date: 31/07/2019.
  • Issued: 29/06/2018.

  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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