Kimberley notices

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Advice: Deployment of Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler One Arm Point, Dampier Peninsula

Mariners are advised that one Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) is scheduled to be deployed at the following location around 10 January 2022.

Location: 16 25.965'S, 123 3.077E

The above ADCP will be attached to a seabed frame (specs: 1m x 1m) which protrudes approximately 0.25m above the seabed.

Recovery date: March 2022

Chart Reference: AUS733 Buccaneer Archipelago and King Sound

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution when transiting the area. 

  • Start date: 10/01/2022
  • End date: 1/4//2022
  • Issued: 22/12/2021
  • Number: 2021 - 176

  Advice: Installation of Directional Wave Buoys, Rowley Shoals Marine Park

Mariners are advised that two (2) Directional Wave Rider buoys (DWR) have been deployed in the Rowley Shoals Marine Park vicinity around 09 March 2021 at the following locations:

  • 17 17.55414S, 119 21.97770E
  • 17 18.05046S, 119 18.74394E

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: 30 June 2022
  • Location 1: 17 17.55414S, 119 21.97770E
  • Location 2: 17 18.05046S, 119 18.74394E
  • Chart Reference: Aus 325 Australia North West Coast Western Australia Rowley Shoals to Bedout Islet

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

  • Start date: 09/03/2021
  • End date: 30/06/2022
  • Issued: 15/03/2021.
  • Number: 2021 - 39

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