Great Southern notices
View navigational warnings, event notices and Temporary Notices To Mariners for the Great Southern region.
Warning: Sunken Vessel – Offshore Albany vicinity
Mariners are advised to navigate with caution when transiting the area.
Warning: Cheyne Ledge South Cardinal Buoy flashing irregularly
Advice: Installation of aquaculture research equipment – Princess Royal Harbour, Albany
Location of marker buoys:
-35: 4.405S, 117: 54.713E
-35: 4.405S, 117: 54.738E
-35: 4.480S, 117: 54.738E
-35: 4.480S, 117: 54.713E
Flash rate: Fl Y 4s
Recovery date: 31/12/2023
Mariners are advised to navigate with caution when transiting the area and keep well clear of the above aquaculture research site
Advice: Installation of Directional Wave Buoy, Torndirrup Peninsula, Albany
35° 04.1262’S, 117° 46.197’E
The above buoy is predominantly yellow in colour (with black solar panels), approximately 0.42m in diameter and equipped with flashing yellow light (flash rate: Fl Y 2.5s)
Recovery date: 18 October 2024
Mariners are advised to navigate with caution in the vicinity and not to secure to the buoy at anytime.
Warning: Sand accretion at Bremer Bay Boat Ramp, Shire of Jerramungup
Large draft vessels are advised to exercise caution when navigating the area and on approach to the Southern Service Wharf.
Please see updated chartlet attached.
Advice: Deployment of Wave Buoy – Salmon Holes Albany
The above wave buoy is yellow in colour, approximately 420mm in diameter, and equipped with a flashing yellow light.
Flash rate: Fl Y 2.5s
A sub-surface recovery line connected to a second anchor extends approximately 90m to the north east. This second recovery anchor has a small orange unlit surface float approximately 300mm in diameter.
Provisional recovery date: 30/04/2023
No vessel is to moor to, or interfere with, the above wave buoy or float at any time.
Mariners are advised to navigate with caution when transiting the area and keep well clear of the above wave buoy and float at all times.
Advice: Deployment of two wind data buoys - King George Sound
Location: 35° 3.196' S, 118° 0.907' E
A second wind data buoy will be deployed around 7 February 2022 in King George Sound, approximately 1.5 nautical miles east, south east of Seal Island, at the following location:
Location: 35° 05.000' S, 118° 0.360' E
The above wind data buoys are yellow in colour, approximately 1.3 metres in height, and equipped with flashing yellow light.
Flash rate: Fl Y 4.5s
No vessel is to secure to or interfere with the above buoys at any time.
Recovery date: 31/12/2023