Navigation Warnings


Updated 22nd July, 2019 at 00:00 (GMT)

Notice to Mariners

NTM 019

AT DTG 220900Z JULY 19. THE 252FT M/V ALTA WAS REPORTED ABANDONED AND ADRIFT IN POS: 32-39N 064-09W. APPROX 30NM NORTH EAST OF BERMUDA. THE VESSELS HULL IS BLUE, AND IT HAS LARGE DECK CRANES. MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO KSLO, PROCEED WITH CAUTION AND REPORT ANY FURTHER SIGHTINGS TO BERMUDA RADIO / ZBR.

22 0900Z JUL 19

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

LNW 042

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

291515Z JUN 19

LNW 033

MARINERS ARE REMINDED OF THE 5 KNOT NO WAKE ZONES AND SPEED RESTRICTIONS WITHIN 100M OF THE SHORE LINE, PARTICULARLY SPORTS FISHING VESSELS TRANSITING THE WESTERN SMALL BOAT CHANNEL BETWEEN POMPANO BEACON AND GRASSY BAY. MARINERS SHOULD KEEP VESSEL WAKE TO A MINIMUM, ENSURING THE SAFETY OF OTHER BOAT USERS AND SWIMMERS IN THESE AREAS.

06 1910Z MAY 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