Navigation Warnings


Updated 2nd May, 2021 at 00:00 (GMT)

Notice to Mariners

NTM 004

IN ACCORDANCE WITH BERMUDA HEALTH REGULATIONS, DUE TO THE SPREAD OF THE CORONAVIRUS ALL VESSELS ARRIVING FROM FOREIGN PORTS ARE REQUIRED TO CALL BERMUDA RADIO ON VHF CHANNEL 16 PRIOR TO ENTRY INTO TERRITORIAL WATERS AND REPORT ANY COVID SYMPTOMS ONBOARD. ALL VESSELS CREW ARE SUBJECT TO A QUARANTINE PERIOD AND COVID TESTING IN ORDER TO BE LANDED. Visit https://www.gov.bm/coronavirus-travellers FOR COVID TRAVEL INFORMATION.

111630Z JAN 21

NTM 001

DUE TO THE DANGER OF STRANDING ON THE REEFS FRINGING BERMUDA AND FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, THE INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANISATION (I.M.O) HAS ESTABLISHED AN AREA TO BE AVOIDED AROUND THE BERMUDA ISLANDS. THE AREA TO BE AVOIDED APPLIES TO ALL VESSELS CARRYING OIL OR HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, AND ALL OTHER VESSELS EXCEEDING 1000GRT WHETHER OR NOT BOUND FOR BERMUDA PORTS. VESSELS NOT CALLING AT BERMUDA ARE ADVISED TO KEEP A MINIMUM OF 30 MILES DISTANT.

010001Z JAN 20

Local Navigation Warnings

LNW 023

ST GEORGE’S, MURRAYS ANCHORAGE. AN UNLIT YELLOW CONICAL FISHERIES BUOY DEPLOYED (IN POSITION 32-23.4N 064-41.4W), APPROX 900 MTRS WNW OF TOBACCO BAY. THE BUOY IS APPROX 2M IN HEIGHT, AND MARKS THE ‘’BLUE STRIPE GRUNT NO FISHING AREA’’ RUNNING FROM ST. CATHERINES POINT, TO CHANNEL MARKER #12, TO #16, SW TO THE YELLOW FISHERIES BUOY, SE TO FORT GEORGE. MARINERS IN THE AREA ARE ADVISED TO KSLO AND PROCEED WITH CAUTION.

021800Z MAY 21

LNW 021

TOWN CUT CHANNEL, RED BUOY SG1 & GREEN BUOY SG2 ARE OFF STATION.

290922Z APR 21

LNW 019

ST. GEORGE’S, STOCKS HARBOUR, FORMER SEVERN BRIDGE RUINS, CONSTRUCTION WORK IS TAKING PLACE IN THE VICINITY OF THE OLD SEVERN BRIDGE, MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO NAVIGATE WITH CAUTION, PARTICULARLY DURING HOURS OF DARKNESS WHEN UNLIT VESSELS ARE MOORED IN THE AREA.

082030Z MAR 21

LNW 010

SOMERSET BRIDGE. THE MARINE TRAFFIC LIGHTS ON THE ELYS HARBOUR SIDE OF SOMERSET BRIDGE ARE EXTINGUISHED.

172340Z FEB 21

LNW 016

ST. GEORGE'S TOWN CUT CHANNEL, CHALK WHARF FIXED RED LIGHT, THE LIGHT IS EXTINGUISHED.

170205Z MAR 21

LNW 009

WESTERN SMALL BOAT CHANNEL. HOGFISH CUT BEACON. THE BUOY TEMPORARILY REPLACING HOGFISH CUT BEACON, LIGHT FLASHING RED EVERY 4 SECONDS, THE LIGHT IS REPORTED EXTINGUISHED.

171930Z FEB 21

LNW 003

SOUTH CHANNEL, ELBOW SHOAL, BEACON #26 LT. FL. GREEN 2.5 SECONDS. THE BEACON HAS BEEN TEMPORARILY REPLACED WITH A GREEN SPAR BUOY, LIGHT FLASHING GREEN EVERY 2.5 SECONDS.

081430Z OCT 20

LNW 002

WESTERN SMALL BOAT CHANNEL. HOGFISH TRIPOD. LIGHT FLASHING GREEN EVERY 4s. THE LIGHT IS REPORTED UNRELIABLE DUE TO THE ANGLE OF THE STRUCTURE.

091900Z JAN 19

LNW 001

ST. GEORGE'S. TOWN CUT CHANNEL. GATES FORT FIXED RED LIGHT, THE LIGHT IS EXTINGUISHED.

101200Z NOV 18