Navigation Warnings


Updated 13th August, 2017 at 00:00 (GMT)

Notice to Mariners

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 17

NTM 010

THE NARROWS CHANNEL, BUOYS #3, #5, #7 & #9 HAVE BEEN REPOSITIONED TO THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS: BUOY #3 - 32° 23.000’N 064° 39.180’W BUOY #5 - 32° 23.0952’N 064° 39.345’W BUOY #7 - 32° 23.220’N 064° 39.504’W BUOY #9 - 32° 23.494’N 064° 39.840’W

271800Z APR 16

NTM 009

NORTH CHANNEL, BUOYS 27A, 28A, 32A, 33A, 34A, 35A, 36A, 37A, HAVE BEEN REPOSITIONED TO THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS: 27A - 32° 22.873’N 064° 49.753’W 28A - 32° 22.957’N 064° 49.654’W 32A - 32° 21.835’N 064° 49.344’W 33A - 32° 21.991’N 064° 49.476’W 34A - 32° 21.435’N 064° 49.352’W 35A - 32° 21.007’N 064° 49.491’W 36A - 32° 21.002’N 064° 49.374’W 37A - 32° 20.654’N 064° 49.525’W

221500Z APR 16

NTM 008

ST. DAVID’S DGPS REFERENCE STATION. DGPS CORRECTION SIGNALS ARE UNAVAILABLE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

081100Z MAR 16

NTM 038

CHUB HEADS BEACON RACON, MORSE IDENTIFYING CHARACTER C ( CHARLIE ) AND NORTHEAST BREAKER BEACON RACON, MORSE IDENTIFYING CHARACTER N ( NOVEMBER ), BOTH RACONS ARE INOPERATIVE.

062350Z DEC 15

Local Navigation Warnings

LNW 056

NORTH CHANNEL. UNLIT RED BUOY #35A IS MISSING FROM STATION.

132350Z AUG 17

LNW 048

SOUTH CHANNEL. A SEDIMENT MONITORING BUOY HAS BEEN DEPLOYED APPROX 500m SOUTH OF BUOY #24, SOUTH CHANNEL, IN POSITION 32-18.80N 064-46.94W . THE BUOY IS APPROX 1 FOOT HIGH, 2 FEET IN DIAMETER, WITH LIGHT FLASHING YELLOW ONCE EVERY 2 SECS.

101810Z JULY 17

LNW 044

GREAT SOUND. DUNDONALD CHANNEL. CHANNEL BUOY #100. NOW SHOWING A CONICAL PREFERRED CHANNEL TO PORT BUOY, RED WITH A GREEN HORIZONTAL BAND. LIGHT FLASHING RED (2 + 1) EVERY 6 SECONDS.

061750Z JUL 17

LNW 043

GREAT SOUND. DUNDONALD CHANNEL. CHANNEL BUOYs #102, #103 & #104 ARE EXTINGUISHED.

061710Z JUL 17

LNW 042

GREAT SOUND. DUNDONALD CHANNEL. CHANNEL BUOY #99 IS MISSING FROM STATION.

061705Z JUL 17

LNW 038

SOUTH CHANNEL. A SEDIMENT MONITORING BUOY HAS BEEN POSITIONED IN VICINITY OF ELBOW BUOY, SOUTH CHANNEL, IN POSITION 32-19.28N 064-47.49W . BUOY IS 2 FT IN DIAMETER, YELLOW IN COLOUR WITH LIGHT FLASHING YELLOW EVERY 2 SECS.

13 1610Z JUN 17

LNW 015

DUNDONALD CHANNEL. THE FOLLOWING BUOYS HAVE BEEN PLACED TO THE EAST OF DUNDONALD CHANNEL TO MARK THE NEW DUNDONALD EASTERN CHANNEL. NORTH CARDINAL BUOY (Q.FL. WHITE) POSN 32° 18.9573’N 064° 49.3372’W AND WESTERN CARDINAL BUOY (Q. FL WHITE 9 EVERY 10 SEC) POSN 32° 18.2185’N 064° 49.2759’W, INCLUDING 3 RED BUOYS POSN 32° 18.8508’N 064° 49.3005’W, 32° 18.7943’N 064° 49.3413’W, 32° 18.6907’N 064° 49.4263’W (FL RED 1.5 SEC) AND 2 GREEN BUOYS POSN 32° 18.8087’N 064° 49.2566’W, 32° 18.7539’N 064° 49.3132’W (FL GREEN 1.5 SEC). MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO PROCEED WITH CAUTION.

131715Z APR 17

LNW 011

THE GREAT SOUND. A MARKER STAKE IN POSITION 32-17.38’N 064-50.07W BETWEEN OMEGA ROCKS & PEARL Is. HAS BEEN BROKEN OFF BELOW THE WATERLINE. AN UNLIT YELLOW MARKER HAS TEMPORARILY BEEN PLACED TO MARK THE POSITION. MARINERS SHOULD KSLO & PROCEED WITH EXTREME CAUTION WHEN TRANSITING BETWEEN THESE TWO ISLANDS.

311300Z MAR 17

LNW 102

WESTERN HOGFISH SMALL BOAT CHANNEL. HOGFISH CUT BEACON. LIGHT FLASHING RED EVERY 4 SECONDS, THE BEACON IS MISSING FROM STATION.

051650Z NOV 16

LNW 091

NORTH CHANNEL. UNLIT GREEN BEACON #8A – BEACON TOP MARK IS DAMAGED.

141640Z OCT 16

LNW 088

GRASSY BAY, SOUTH CHANNEL. GREEN BEACON #30, LT FL GREEN EVERY 4 SEC. BEACON TOP MARK AND BEACON COLUMN ARE DAMAGED.

141625Z OCT 16

LNW 073

NORTH CHANNEL. NEW RED CONICAL BUOY #33B HAS BEEN DEPLOYED IN POSITION: 32-21.71'N 064-49.46'W. BUOY IS LIT FLASHING RED EVERY 4 SECS.

011618Z SEPT 16

LNW 060

NORTH CHANNEL, RED BUOY #3A IS LIT, FLASHING RED EVERY 3 SECS.

032300Z AUG 16

LNW 048

GREAT SOUND, DUNDONALD CHANNEL – GREEN BUOY #36 AND RED BUOYS #37, #43 & #45 HAVE BEEN FITTED WITH LIGHTS, WITH THE FOLLOWING CHARACTERISTICS. BUOY #36 Fl.G EVERY 4s, BUOY #37 Fl.R EVERY 2.5s, BUOY #43 Fl.R EVERY 4s & BUOY #45 Fl.R EVERY 2.5s

291510Z JUN 16

LNW 071

ST GEORGE'S, TOWN CUT CHANNEL. HIGGS ISLAND FIXED GREEN LIGHT, THE LIGHT IS EXTINGUISHED.

190405Z OCT 15