Notice to Mariners

Notice to Mariners No.77 of 2018 - Temporary Scientific Instrumentation Buoys in Freshwater West

31/08/2018

1. MARINERS ARE HEREBY ADVISED that, two temporary buoys carrying scientific equipment will be established in Freshwater West from September 7th. They will be in positions 51’ 39.703”N, 005’ 05.125”W and 51’ 39.638”N, 005’ 05.045”W.

 

2. The Buoys are IALA compliant Special Marks (Yellow Buoy exhibiting an X–shaped top mark) and each is fitted with a Gp. Fl. Y (5) 20s light.

 

3. The buoys each mark an underwater bedframe, approximately 1m high containing scientific equipment. These are situated in approximate positions 51’ 39.671”N, 005’ 05.085”W and 51’ 39.606”N, 005’ 05.005”W respectively.

 

4. The buoys will remain in position for 3 months at which time the survey will be completed and the scientific device and buoys removed.

 

5. Mariners are advised to navigate with caution in this area and remain 200mtrs clear of the site.

 

6. Admiralty charts 3273, 3274 and Imray Y26 & 2600 ATLAS refer.

 

7. This Notice to Mariners will self cancel on 31st December 2018.

 

BY ORDER
M. RYAN
HARBOURMASTER
MILFORD HAVEN PORT AUTHORITY



Port of Milford Haven
Gorsewood Drive
Hakin
Milford Haven
Pembrokeshire
SA73 3EP

Tel: 01646 696100
Email: enquiries@mhpa.co.uk


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