Navigation Warnings


Updated 27th May, 2018 at 00:00 (GMT)

Notice to Mariners

NTM 010

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

052010Z MAR 18

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 18

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 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 033

STOCK’S HARBOUR TO FERRY REACH. A LARGE, DARK COLOURED, UNLIT CRANE BARGE IS MOORED IMMEDIATELY EAST OF THE SWING BRIDGE, AT THE SOUTH END OF THE BRIDGE. ONLY THE NORTH PORTIONS OF THE BRIDGE ARE PASSABLE BY MARINE TRAFFIC AND MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO KSLO AND TO USE EXTREME CAUTION WITH NAVIGATING THE BRIDGE.

242040Z MAY 18

LNW 036

CASTLE HARBOUR, BETWEEN COOPERS ISLAND AND THE AIRPORT FINGER, 10 RED AND WHITE BUOYS MARKED “RESTRICTED AREA” AND FITTED WITH YELLOW LIGHTS FLASHING EVERY 4 SECONDS HAVE BEEN ESTABLISHED 100 YARDS FROM THE AIRPORT SHORELINE. ALL VESSELS ARE REQUIRED TO KEEP CLEAR OF THE AIRPORT RESTRICTED AREA.

270020Z MAY 18

LNW 035

NORTH SHORE. SOUTH CHANNEL. GREEN BUOY # 20, LIGHT FLASHING GREEN EVERY 2.5 SECONDS, THE LIGHT IS EXTINGUISHED.

261139Z MAY 18

LNW 034

ST GEORGES. THE NARROWS. UNLIT RED BUOY # 11, THE BUOY IS OUT OF POSITION.

261138Z MAY 18

LNW 032

GREAT SOUND. DUNDONALD CHANNEL. GREEN BUOY #104,LIGHT FLASHING GREEN EVERY 2.5 SECONDS, THE LIGHT IS EXTINGUISHED.

231500Z MAY 18

LNW 025

ST GEORGE’S, MURRAYS ANCHORAGE. AN UNLIT YELLOW CONICAL FISHERIES BUOY, APPROX 0.5 M IN HEIGHT HAS BEEN DEPLOYED IN POSITION 32-23.4N 064-41.4W, APPROXIMATELY 900 MTRS WNW OF TOBACCO BAY. THE BUOY IS MARKED ‘’NO FISHING’’. MARINERS IN THE AREA ARE ADVISED TO KSLO AND PROCEED WITH CAUTION.

021630Z MAY 18

LNW 017

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

030320Z APR 18

LNW 015

ELY'S HARBOUR, CATHEDRAL ROCKS. THE MARKER STAKE APPROX 25M FROM CATHEDRAL ROCK HAS COLLAPSED, THE UNDERWATER HAZARD IS MARKED WITH A SMALL GREEN SPAR BUOY FITTED WITH REFLECTIVE TAPE.

161930Z MAR 18

LNW 093

WESTERN HOGFISH SMALL BOAT CHANNEL. HOGFISH CUT BEACON. THE BEACON HAS BEEN TEMPORARILY REPLACED WITH A RED BUOY, WITH LIGHT FLASHING RED EVERY 4 SECONDS.

211800Z NOV 17

LNW 079

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

061145Z OCT 17

LNW 072

GROTTO BAY. SINCE THE REMOVAL OF THE ASSOCIATED FLOATING DOCK AND BRIDGE, TWO UNLIT BLACK PYLONS STAND APPROX. 50M FROM THE SHORELINE IN THE AREA N OF LONGBIRD BRIDGE. BOTH PYLONS ARE FITTED WITH YELLOW REFLECTIVE TAPE. MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO KSLO AND PROCEED WITH CAUTION.

292230Z AUG 17

LNW 043

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

061710Z JUL 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 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