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Notice to Mariners No 2 of 2016

1 April 2016

Mariners are advised that all existing beacons defining the navigation channel in Port Douglas between Farm Beach and Coffin Bay have either been removed or upgraded, and new beacons installed.  Beacons have been renumbered.  Positions of all beacons in the channel are indicated as per table below.

Beacon                                 Latitude                               Longitude                            Type                      Flash rate            Range

No. 1 Entrance                  34° 29’ 43.07”S                   135° 22’ 24.61”E                Starboard            Fl W 3s                  3 nm

No. 3                                     34° 30’ 12.85”S                   135° 22’ 16.79”E                Starboard            Fl G 2s                   2 nm

No. 5                                     34° 30’ 51.85”S                   135° 22’ 15.71”E                Starboard            Q G                        2 nm

No. 7                                     34° 31’ 42.87”S                   135° 22’ 33.42”E                Starboard            Fl G 4s                   2 nm

No. 2                                     34° 32’ 22.14”S                   135° 22’ 06.04”E                Port                       Fl R 2s                    2 nm

No. 4                                     34° 32’ 41.75”S                   135° 21’ 29.29”E                Port                       Q R                         2 nm

No. 6                                     34° 32’ 48.81”S                   135° 20’ 51.41”E                Port                       Fl R 4s                    2 nm

No. 8                                     34° 33’ 05.42”S                   135° 20’ 11.46”E                Port                       Q R                         2 nm

No. 10                                   34° 33’ 26.57”S                   135° 20’ 32.63”E                Port                       Fl R 2s                    2 nm

No. 12                                   34° 34’ 23.64”S                   135° 21’ 45.83”E                Port                       Fl R 5s                    3 nm

No. 9                                     34° 35’ 28.68”S                   135° 22’ 47.20”E                Starboard            Fl G 4s                   3 nm

No. 14                                   34° 36’ 35.15”S                   135° 24’ 04.73”E                Port                       Fl R 1.5s                3 nm

No. 16                                   34° 36’ 40.40”S                   135° 25’ 34.82”E                Port                       Fl R 4s                    3 nm

No. 18                                   34° 36’ 38.09”S                   135° 26’ 36.96”E                Port                       Fl R 3s                    3 nm

No. 11                                   34° 36’ 38.99”S                   135° 27’ 03.14”E                Starboard            Q G                        2 nm

No. 20                                   34° 36’ 54.22”S                   135° 27’ 54.24”E                Port                       Q R                         2 nm

No. 22                                   34° 36’ 59.24”S                   135° 27’ 56.40”E                Port                       Fl R 3s                    2 nm

No. 24                                   34° 37’ 09.17”S                   135° 28’ 27.33”E                Port                       Unlit                      n/a

Mariners are advised to proceed with caution in the area.

Chart affected: Aus 121

Stephen Mullighan,

Minister for Transport and Infrastructure

Adelaide, 21 January 2016

DPTI 2016/01670

www.dpti.sa.gov.au