South West notices

View navigational warnings, event notices and Temporary Notices To Mariners for the South West region.

 Warning:  BUNBURY Outer Harbour- Old Bunbury Jetty Foul Ground - North Cardinal Mark (Berth 1) Semi Submerged

The Old Bunbury Jetty Foul Ground north cardinal mark is reported to be semi submerged and the top mark is reported to be at an angle.
Chart reference: WA859 - Bunbury to Port Geographe
Location: -33: 18.434'S  115: 38.753'E
Issued: 7/06/2022 12:00:00 AM
Notice number: 1603

 Advice:  Hardy Inlet Augusta Port lateral mark missing

Mariners are advised that a port lateral marker at Hardy Inlet is missing. Navigate with caution when passing directly east of Thomas Island.
Chart reference: WA698 - Hardy Inlet
Location: -34: 17.3519'S  115: 10.6139'E
Start date: 6/04/2022 12:00:00 AM
Issued: 6/04/2022 12:00:00 AM
Notice number: 1080

 Advice:  Mobile seagrass wrack, Port Geographe Harbour entrance channel

Port Geographe harbour entrance channel
Mariners are advised that mobile seagrass wrack may be present in the vicinity of the Port Geographe Harbour entrance channel.

This material can vary significantly in thickness and position over short time frames, reducing depths and restricting navigation in the channel.

The affected area includes the full extent of the entrance channel, with the worst affected area being in the entrance channel directly adjacent to the lagoon rock-wall.

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution in the entrance channel, allowing for changing conditions when traversing the area. Vessels with a draught of 1.5m or more may be at risk of grounding when navigating through this area.
Chart reference: WA859 - Bunbury to Port Geographe
Location: -33: 37.7390'S  115: 23.3786'E
Start date: 25/07/2018 12:00:00 AM
Issued: 25/07/2018 12:00:00 AM
Notice number: 106

 Advice:  Closure of Marlston Waterfront Jetty (Dome Cafe), Koombana Bay Bunbury

Mariners are advised that the Marlston Waterfront Jetty (adjacent to the Dome Café, Bonnefoi Boulevard Bunbury) has been closed until further notice due to storm damage.

A boom and yellow marker buoys have been deployed around the jetty.

Mariners are advised to remain east of the yellow marker buoys and exercise caution when towing skiers in the adjacent Koombana Bay water ski area.
Chart reference: AUS115 - Approaches to Bunbury
Location: -33: 19.0820'S  115: 38.3934'E
Start date: 20/09/2018 12:00:00 AM
Issued: 20/09/2018 12:00:00 AM
Notice number: 128

 Advice:  Shallowing - Northern entrance to Pelican Point Canals, mouth of the Collie River, Bunbury

Mariners are advised that shallowing has occurred at the northern entrance to the Pelican Point Canals (immediately downstream of the mouth of the Collie River, Bunbury) reducing depths and restricting navigation in the vicinity.

The shallowest area of the canals, outside the edges of the canals, is reported to be on the southern side of the approach channel, about 20m upstream of the pedestrian bridge into the northern canal entrance
Chart reference: WA776 - Preston to Bunbury
Location: -33: 18.4085'S  115: 41.6319'E
Start date: 22/10/2021 12:00:00 AM
Issued: 22/09/2021 12:00:00 AM
Notice number: 133
Page last updated: Tue Feb 15 2022 11:28:24 AM