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Advice: Deployment of a Directional Wave Buoy King George Sound

Mariners are advised that a Directional Wave Buoy (DWR) will be deployed in King George Sound on the 14 Dec 2020 at approximately 0.35 nautical miles Southeast of Seal Island. The DWR will be in position until around 10 May 2022. 

The DWR will be secured to a riser float with approximately 20 meters of swing room. The riser float and the DWR are both surface floats.

The DWR is 0.42m in diameter, coloured yellow and equipped with a yellow flashing light at an interval of FY 2.5s.

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

Location: 35 04.787' S, 117 58.748' E

Chart reference: AUS Chart 118 - Approaches to King George Sound 

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

  • Start date:14/12/2020 
  • End date:10/05/2022
  • Amended:15/12/2021
  • Issued: 14/12/2020
  • Number: Not2020-113

  Advice: Installation of environmental monitoring buoy - Oyster Harbour

Mariners are advised that an environmental monitoring buoy is scheduled to be deployed at Oyster Harbour, Albany, at the entrance to the Kalgan River, in late September 2021.

  • Flash rate: Fl Y 4s
  • Location: 34 57.854'S, 117 57.327'E

The buoy is yellow in colour approximately 600mm in diameter and equipped with flashing yellow light.

Recovery date: 31/01/2023

Chart reference: Department of Transport chart WA1083 - Albany

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

  • Location: 34 57.854'S, 117 57.327'E 
  • Start date: Late September 2021
  • End date: 31/01/2023
  • Issued: 14/09/2021
  • Number: 2021-124

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