Navigation Warnings


Updated 19th May, 2017 at 18:35 (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 032

DOCKYARD. A FIVE KNOT NO WAKE SPEED RESTRICTION SHALL BE IN FORCE IN THE DOCKYARD AREA FROM 21ST MAY 2017 TO 30TH JUNE 2017. THIS AREA RUNS FROM LODGE POINT TO BUOY #36 TO BUOY #34 TO BUOY #40A TO MARKER STAKE IN POSN (32-20.21N 064-50.082W), THEN PERPENDICULAR TO THE SHORELINE NEAR COMMISSIONER’S POINT. MARINERS ARE ALSO REQUESTED TO REMAIN AT LEAST 60 MTRS CLEAR OF AC35 RACE YACHTS MOORED IN DOCKYARD SOUTH BASIN AREA.

191835Z MAY 17

LNW 031

GREAT SOUND. MARINERS ARE REMINDED THAT A FIVE KNOT NO WAKE SPEED RESTRICTION WILL BE IN FORCE FOR ALL VESSELS OPERATING WITHIN THE PERMITTED VIEWING AREAS DURING AMERICA’S CUP EVENT RACING.

191830Z MAY 17

LNW 029

HAMILTON HARBOUR. A TEN KNOT SPEED RESTRICTION IS IN FORCE FOR ALL BOATS OPERATING IN THE HAMILTON HARBOUR AREA FROM A LINE EXTENDING SOUTH FROM SALTUS ISLAND TO SPECTACLE ISLAND TO MUSSON POINT. ALL MARINERS ARE REQUESTED TO TRANSIT AREA WITH CAUTION.

191205Z MAY 17

LNW 028

DUNDONALD CHANNEL, NEW DUNDONALD WESTERN CHANNEL. CHANGES TO THE BUOYAGE ARRANGEMENTS FOR THIS CHANNEL HAVE BEEN IMPLEMENTED AS FOLLOWS. SOUTHERN GREEN BUOY NEW POSITION 32-18.8605N 064-49.9373W LIGHT FL GREEN EVERY 3 SECONDS. SOUTHERN RED BUOY NEW POSITION 32-18.912N 064-49.9761W LIGHT FL RED EVERY 3 SECONDS. MIDDLE GREEN BUOY NEW POSITION 32-18.9244N 064-49.8792W LIGHT FL GREEN 3 EVERY 3 SECONDS. MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO PROCEED WITH CAUTION.

181935Z MAY 17

LNW 027

DOCKYARD ENTRANCE, DOCKYARD. A TRAFFIC SEPARATION SCHEME COMPRISING THREE YELLOW BUOYS HAS BEEN ESTABLISHED AS FOLLOWS. BUOY #1 IN POSITION 32-19.3059N 064-50.0093W LIGHT FL YELLOW EVERY 1.5 SECONDS. BUOY #2 IN POSITION 32-19.3059N 064-49.9587W LIGHT FL YELLOW EVERY 3 SECONDS. BUOY #3 IN POSITION 32-19.3059N 064-49.9089W LIGHT FL YELLOW EVERY 5 SECONDS. TRAFFIC DIRECTION FOR ENTERING DOCKYARD IS FOR VESSELS TO ENTER ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE LINE OF BUOYS AND EXIT DOCKYARD ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE BUOYS. MARINERS IN AREA ARE REQUEST TO MONITOR VHF CH77.

181930Z MAY 17

LNW021

THE GREAT SOUND, DUNDONALD CHANNEL. UNLIT GREEN BUOY #100, THE BUOY HAS BEEN TEMPORARILY REMOVED FROM STATION.

041900Z MAY 17

LNW 020

HAMILTON HARBOUR, HAMILTON PRINCESS MARINA, TWO YELLOW MARKER BUOYS HAVE BEEN DEPLOYED APPROX 350 FEET SOUTH OF THE MARINA BREAKWATER, MARKING A MOORINGS AREA, ONE LOCATED EAST IN POSITION 32-17.29N 064-47.52W FLASHING YELLOW EVERY 4 SECONDS, AND ONE TO THE BREAKWATER WEST IN POSITION 32-17.29N 064-47.64W FLASHING YELLOW EVERY 2 SECONDS.

012130Z MAY 17

LNW 019

ST GEORGE’S, MURRAYS ANCHORAGE. AN UNLIT YELLOW CONICAL BUOY APPROX 0.5M IN HEIGHT HAS BEEN DEPLOYED IN POSITION 32-23.4N 064-41.4W, APPROXIMATELY 900 MTRS WNW OF TOBACCO BAY. MARINERS IN THE AREA SHOULD KEEP A SHARP LOOKOUT AND PROCEED WITH CAUTION.

011430Z MAY 17

LNW 012

GREAT SOUND. DUNDONALD CHANNEL. CHANNEL BUOYs #41, #43, #45, #99, #102, #103 & #104 -THE BUOYs ARE MISSING FROM STATION.

061545Z MAR 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° 18.6691’N 064° 49.2759’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 014

DUNDONALD CHANNEL. 3 RED BUOYS AND 3 GREEN BUOYS HAVE BEEN PLACED TO THE WEST OF DUNDONALD CHANNEL TO MARK THE NEW DUNDONALD WESTERN CHANNEL. RED BUOYS IN POSITION 32° 19.0475’N 064° 49.8108’W, 32° 18.9325’N 064° 49.9182’W, 32° 18.8270’N 064° 50.0249’W, FL. RED 3 SECONDS. GREEN BUOYS IN POSITION 32°19.0259’N 064° 49.7861’W, 32° 18.9156’N 064° 49.8921’W, 32° 18.7865’N 064° 50.0203’W, FL. GREEN 3 SECONDS. MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO PROCEED WITH CAUTION.

111622Z 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 004

ST. GEORGES HARBOUR. PENNO's WHARF. 1 WHITE AND 2 ORANGE BUOYS WITH FLOATING LINE ARE ATTACHED TO A TEMPORARY MOORINGS POSITIONED APPROXIMATLEY 100M SE OF PENNO's WHARF, ST. GEORGES HARBOUR.

071410Z FEB 17

LNW 002

THE LITTLE SOUND, MORGAN'S ISLAND. UNLIT FLOATING PONTOONS ARE POSITIONED ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF MORGAN'S ISLAND, EXTENDING UP TO 100 METRES FROM THE SHORE BETWEEN KING'S POINT AND GEORGE'S BAY.

062200Z JAN 17

LNW 116

SOUTH CHANNEL. TWO SEDIMENT MONITORING BUOYS HAVE BEEN POSITIONED IN VICINITY OF ELBOW BUOY, SOUTH CHANNEL, IN POSITION 32-18.8N 064-46.94W & 32-19.27N 064-47.53W. BUOYS ARE 2 FT IN DIAMETER, YELLOW IN COLOUR AND UNLIT.

121325Z DEC 16

LNW 103

GREAT SOUND. PARADISE LAKE – THE WRECK - PARTIALLY SUBMERGED SAILING VESSEL IS LOCATED BETWEEN ETA ISLAND & LONG ISLAND. MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO KSLO AND TO PROCEED WITH CAUTION.

201923Z NOV 16

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