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  Notice 2018-09: Bridge works, "The Plug", Koombana Channel storm surge barrier

Entrance to Leschenault Inlet, Koombana Bay, Bunbury

Mariners are advised that works to raise the level of "The Plug" (Storm Surge Barrier) in the Koombana Channel at the entrance to the Leschenault Inlet, Bunbury are scheduled to take place on Thursday 18 January 2018. These works will take place from 05:00 am to 04:00 pm using a land based crane.

In accordance with Section 66 of the Western Australian Marine Act 1982, I hereby close the following navigable waters to all vessels from 05:00 am to 04:00 pm on Thursday 18 January 2018.

All the waters within 100 m upstream and downstream of the "The Plug" (Koombana Channel Storm Surge Barrier).

Signage will be placed at the Stirling Street and Power Boat Club boat ramps.

  • Chart reference: Department of Transport Chart 776 - Preston to Bunbury.

Mariners are advised to keep well clear of the Koombana Channel at the entrance to the Leschenault Inlet and consider using alternative boat launching facilities at the Casuarina Boat Harbour during the above works.

Authorised by: Laurence Adams, A/Director, Waterways Safety Management, Marine Safety Department of Transport.

  • Start date: 18/01/2018.
  • End date: 18/01/2018.
  • Issued: 15/01/2018.

  Notice 2018-06: Closure of Waters to Boating and Swimming, Pyrotechnics Display, Leschenault Inlet, City of Bunbury

Leschenault Inlet, City of Bunbury

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 excluding bona fide vessels associated with  Bunbury Australia Day Fireworks 2018 and prohibit swimming between 6:00pm and 9:30pm on Friday 26 January 2018.

Leschenault Inlet:

Area of Closure:  All the waters within a 100 metre radius of the firing points located at 33°19.297’S, 115°38.428’E (approximately 120 metres west of the Leschenault Inlet inner port beacon) and 33°19.336’S, 115°38.414’E on the foreshore adjacent to Koombana Channel  (approximately 130 metres south west of the storm surge barrier).

This area is set aside for safety measures during the set up and display of pyrotechnics.

Authorised by: Laurence Adams, A/ Director Waterways Safety Management, Department of Transport.

  • Start date: 26/01/2018.
  • End date: 27/01/2018.
  • Issued: 10/01/2018.

 

  Notice 2017-126: Shoal depths marker

Berth 1, Port of Bunbury

Mariners are advised that a yellow special mark buoy with light characteristic Fl (2) Green has been deployed in the Port of Bunbury close to the seaward end of Berth 1 to mark shoal depths extending 100 metres along and 50 metres seaward of the berth.

  • Marker Buoy: Yellow Special Marker.
  • Flash Rate: Fl (2) Green.
  • Chart Reference: Chart AUS 115.

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

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

  • Start date: 20/11/2017.
  • End date: Until Further Notice.
  • Issued: 20/11/2017.

  Notice 2017-26: Bridge construction works, Millbridge Collie River

Collie River, Millbridge to Treendale

Mariners are advised that construction works for a new bridge over the Collie River, approximately 1 km downstream of Forrest Highway, from Eaton Drive Millbridge to The Boulevard Treendale, will commence on 6 February 2017. These works are expected to be completed by 31 January 2018, with works taking place Monday to Friday during daylight hours, with provision to undertake works on Saturdays as required.

A temporary causeway and works area will be established into the Collie River from the north embankment, encompassed by a silt curtain and two yellow buoys equipped with flashing yellow lights.

The width of the river will be temporarily reduced to approximately 25 metres during these works.

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

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

  • Start date: 06/02/2017.
  • End date: 31/01/2018.
  • Issued: 06/02/2017.
  • Amended: 05/01/2018.

  Notice 2015-154: Disposal site high spots, Marina vicinity, Port Geographe

Geographe Bay, Port Geographe Marina vicinity

Mariners are advised that areas of reduced charted depth remain following the offshore disposal undertaken as part of previous maintenance dredging at the Port Geographe Marina.

These high spots are located approximately one kilometre to the north of the marina entrance and approximately 450 metres from the shore, within a 100 metre radius of the following coordinate:

  • 33°37.401'S, 115°23.732'E (WGS 1984).

Mariners are advised to use caution when transiting the area.

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

  • Start date:
  • End date: Until Further Notice.
  • Issued: 30/10/2015.

  Notice 2014-58: Temporary removal of navigation aids, Deadwater, Augusta

Deadwater, Augusta

Two lateral navigation aids adjacent to Point Frederick, Augusta have temporarily been removed until further notice due to large amounts of sand accretion at the entrance to the Deadwater.

Shallowing has occurred throughout the area known as the Deadwater and mariners are advised to navigate with caution.

Chart Reference: Department of Transport Chart DMH698 - Hardy Inlet

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

  • Issued: 21/02/2014.

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