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Notice to Mariners No 19 of 2018

17 July 2018

SOUTH AUSTRALIA – SPENCER GULF – NEW BEACONS

Mariners are advised that all existing navigation beacons in Upper Spencer Gulf between beacon no. 24 (north of Commissariat Point) and Douglas Bank (north of Point Lowly) have either been relocated, upgraded or removed, and have been re-numbered. Positions and details of all beacons in this area are indicated as per table below.

Beacon No.

Type

Latitude

Longitude

Flash Characteristic

Range (NM)

22

Port

32° 34’ 32.56” S

137° 46’ 00.87” E

Fl R 2s

2

20

Port

32° 35’ 06.43” S

137° 46’ 07.82” E

Fl R 3s

2

18

Port

32° 36’ 11.10” S

137° 46’ 16.86” E

Fl R 4s

3

19

Starboard

32° 36’ 24.70” S

137° 46’ 18.51” E

Fl G 4s

3

17

Starboard

32° 37’ 50.52” S

137° 46’ 04.67” E

Fl G 3s

3

15

Starboard

32° 38’ 59.67” S

137° 46’ 09.10” E

Fl G 2s

3

13

Starboard

32° 39’ 36.30” S

137° 46’ 18.26” E

Fl G 4s

3

16

Port

32° 40’ 05.03” S

137° 45’ 51.66” E

Fl R 3s

3

14

Port

32° 40’ 43.64” S

137° 46’ 27.67” E

Fl R 2s

3

12

Port

32° 41’ 31.23” S

137° 46’ 57.30” E

Fl R 4s

3

11

Starboard

32° 42’ 06.37” S

137° 48’ 27.70” E

Fl G 3s

3

10

Port

32° 42’ 16.39” S

137° 47’ 16.92” E

Fl R 3s

3

9

Starboard

32° 42’ 50.65” S

137° 48’ 57.80” E

Fl G 2s

3

7

Starboard

32° 43’ 49.75” S

137° 49’ 28.98” E

Fl G 3s

3

Miranda

Starboard

32° 44’ 01.87” S

137° 53’ 52.86” E

Fl G 2s

2

8

Port

32° 45’ 53.86” S

137° 49’ 22.63” E

Fl R 4s

3

5

Starboard

32° 47’ 43.43” S

137° 50’ 32.07” E

Fl G 4s

3

Douglas Bank

North Cardinal

32° 48’ 16.34” S

137° 49’ 32.52” E

Q W

3

Douglas Bank

South Cardinal

32° 48’ 52.16” S

137° 49’ 24.70” E

Q(6)+LFl W 15s

3

In addition, the following navigation beacons have been replaced in Spencer Gulf:

Location

Type

Latitude

Longitude

Flash Characteristic

Range (NM)

Franklin Harbour

Entrance beacon

33° 45’ 18.15” S

136° 59’ 17.60” E

Fl W 3s

5

Walrus Rock (north of Port Hughes)

West Cardinal

33° 59’ 42.34” S

137° 29’ 44.59” E

Q(9)W 15s

2

Woods Point (north of Port Broughton)

West Cardinal

33° 22’ 16.43” S

137° 47’ 23.79” E

Q(9)W 15s

3

Mariners are advised to proceed with caution in the area.

Charts affected:  Aus 132, 777, 778

Adelaide, 5 July 2018

GORDON PANTON

Manager Marine Operations

DPTI 2017/02277/01

www.dpti.sa.gov.au