Navigation Warnings


Updated 21st August, 2019 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 19

NTM 004

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

010001Z JAN 19

NTM 003

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

010001Z JAN 19

Local Navigation Warnings

059

HAMILTON HARBOUR, SALTUS ISLAND. UNLIT RED BEACON #51, THE BEACON TOPMARK HAS BEEN REMOVED.

211445Z AUG 19

LNW 058

UPDATED 22/8/19 - 1145AM (1445Z) - TURTLE TAGGING PARADISE LAKES, BAY ON HAWKINS ISLAND: SEE BELOW… THE GREAT SOUND, BERMUDA TURTLE TAGGING PROJECT. RV ENDURANCE PLUS TWO SMALLCRAFT ARE ENGAGED IN TURTLE TAGGING OPERATIONS THIS AFTERNOON - OPS IN PARADISE LAKES ON THE BAY ON HAWKINS ISLAND. VESSELS ARE DEPLOYING A 3000FT NET AND HAVE 15 SWIMMERS INVOLVED WITH TAGGING. ALL VESSELS ARE REQUESTED TO KEEP A SHARP LOOKOUT AND KEEP WELL CLEAR. 221230Z AUG 19

211245Z AUG 19

LNW 050

NORTH CHANNEL. UNLIT GREEN BEACON 12A. THE TOP MARK IS MISSING.

300105Z JUL 19

LNW 042

GRASSY BAY, PASSENGER SHIP DOCKS. ONGOING DIVING OPERATIONS ARE BEING CONDUCTED IN THE VICINITY OF KING'S WHARF. DIVERS OPERATE UNDER THE DOCKS BETWEEN 0800LT AND 1800LT DAILY UNTIL 31 AUGUST 2019. VESSELS OPERATING IN THIS AREA ARE REQUESTED TO KEEP VESSEL WAKE TO A MINIMUM.

291515Z JUN 19

LNW 004

FLATTS INLET, RAILWAY PYLONS, UNLIT SCAFFOLDING HAS BEEN ERECTED AT THE BASE OF THE RAILWAY PYLONS AT FLATTS INLET, PASSING MARINE TRAFFIC SHOULD PROCEED IN THIS VICINITY WITH CAUTION.

241500Z JAN 19

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 017

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

030320Z APR 18

LNW 079

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

061145Z OCT 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