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Notice to Mariners No. 1 of 2021

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11 January 2021

HARBORS AND NAVIGATION ACT 1993

SOUTH AUSTRALIA – SPENCER GULF – LUCKY BAY – NEW NAVIGATION BEACONS

Mariners are advised that the following new navigation beacons (in WGS84 coordinates) have been installed in Lucky Bay to mark the entrance channel.

This entrance channel has a safe operating depth of 2 meters at LAT.

Beacon

Latitude

Longitude

Flash Characteristic

Range

(nm)

Starboard

Entry

33° 42’ 30.32” S

137° 02’ 17.51” E

Fl G 3s

1

Starboard

Mid

33° 42’ 23.74” S

137° 02’ 07.61” E

Fl G 3s

1

Port

Entry

33° 42’ 33.66” S

137° 02’ 15.31” E

Fl R 3s

1

Port

Mid

33° 42’ 27.14” S

137° 02’ 04.53” E

Fl R 3s

1

Front

Lead

33° 42’ 18.56” S

137° 01’ 57.65” E

F Bu

3

Rear

Lead

33° 42’ 17.29” S

137° 01’ 55.87” E

F Bu

3

Port

Channel

No. 6 buoy

33° 42’ 46.86” S

137° 02’ 35.54” E

Fl R 5s

8

Port

Channel

No. 4 buoy

33° 42’ 52.07” S

137° 02’ 38.61” E

Fl R 5s

8

Port

Channel

No. 2 buoy

33° 43’ 08.62” S

137° 02’ 39.72” E

Fl R 5s

8

South

Cardinal buoy

33° 43’ 08.65” S

137° 02’ 41.83” E

Q(6) + LFl W

15s

8

Starboard

Channel

No. 3 buoy

33° 42’ 48.08” S

137° 02’ 40.64” E

Fl G 5s

8

The old front and rear lead beacons with a bearing of 307.1° have been removed and replaced with two new lead beacons as detailed in the table above with a new bearing of 310.6°.

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution in the area.

Charts affected:                    Aus 485, Aus 777

GORDON PANTON

Manager Marine Safety and Compliance

Department for Infrastructure and Transport

4 January 2021

DIT 2017/02277/01

www.dpti.sa.gov.au