Navigation Warnings


Updated 27th October, 2020 at 00:00 (GMT)

Notice to Mariners

NTM 017

IN ACCORDANCE WITH BERMUDA HEALTH REGULATIONS, DUE TO THE SPREAD OF THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) ALL VESSELS ARRIVING FROM FOREIGN PORTS ARE REQUIRED TO REPORT TO BERMUDA RADIO ON MARINE VHF CHANNEL 16 UPON ENTRY INTO TERRITORIAL WATERS. SHIPS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE COMPLETED A HEALTH DECLARATION PRIOR TO PILOT BOARDING. YACHTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO REPORT EVIDENCE OF SICKNESS ONBOARD TO BERMUDA RADIO AND BE PREPARED TO COMPLETE A HEALTH DECLARATION UPON ARRIVAL AT THE CUSTOMS YACHT REPORTING CENTRE WITH ALL VESSEL CREWS POTENTIALLY BEING SUBJECT TO 14 DAY QUARANTINE AND/OR COVID TESTING IN ORDER TO BE LANDED.

011230Z JUL 20

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 038

GRANAWAY DEEP. DAGGER ROCK LIGHT FL. R. 4s. THE LIGHT IS EXTINGUISHED.

271730Z OCT 20

LNW 037

THE 2020 ARGO GROUP GOLD CUP MATCH RACING TOURNAMENT IS TAKING PLACE IN HAMILTON HARBOUR, SOUTH OF RBYC, FROM MONDAY 26TH OCTOBER THROUGH FRIDAY 30TH OCTOBER, INCLUSIVE. YACHT RACES IN THE TOURNAMENT WILL BE FROM 0930LT UNTIL 1700LT EACH DAY. MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO KEEP WELL CLEAR OF THE RACE PARTICIPANTS AND TO PROCEED WITH CAUTION.

261300Z OCT 20

LNW 034

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

081430Z OCT 20

LNW 029

WESTERN SMALL BOAT CHANNEL, POMPANO BEACON. THE TEMP BUOY MARKING POMPANO BEACON, LIGHT QK. FL. GREEN, THE BUOY IS MISSING FROM STATION.

231320Z SEP 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 071

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

101200Z NOV 18

LNW 079

ST. GEORGES. TOWN CUT CHANNEL. UNLIT GREEN BEACON SG4. THE GREEN TOP MARK IS MISSING.

061145Z OCT 17