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Notice to Mariners No. 7 of 2021

CONNECT - Message from the Chief Executive

1 April 2021

HARBORS AND NAVIGATION ACT 1993

SOUTH AUSTRALIA – COORONG CHANNEL – NEW BEACONS

Mariners are advised that all existing navigation beacons in the Coorong Channel between Ewe Island and Pelican Point have either been relocated or upgraded, and have been numbered.  All beacons have now been fitted with lights with a 2 nautical mile range. Positions of all beacons (in WGS84 coordinates) in this area are provided in the table below.

Beacon No

Type

Latitude

Longitude

Light

Characteristics

16

Port

35° 33’ 50.31” S

138° 57’ 16.01” E

Fl R 2s

13

Starboard

35° 33’ 59.29” S

138° 57’ 30.99” E

Fl G 2s

18

Port

35° 34’ 05.31” S

138° 57’ 48.71” E

Fl R 4s

15

Starboard

35° 34’ 13.40” S

138° 58’ 03.43” E

Fl G 4s

20

Port

35° 34’ 20.44” S

138° 58’ 21.85” E

Fl R 2s

17

Starboard

35° 34’ 31.26” S

138° 58’ 38.37” E

Fl G 2s

22

Port

35° 34’ 39.85” S

138° 59’ 00.59” E

Fl R 4s

19

Starboard

35° 34’ 51.25” S

138° 59’ 22.09” E

Fl G 4s

24

Port

35° 35’ 03.92” S

138° 59’ 25.58” E

Fl R 2s

26

Port

35° 35’ 09.68” S

138° 59’ 29.48” E

Fl R 4s

21

Starboard

35° 35’ 13.44” S

138° 59’ 44.25” E

Fl G 2s

28

Port

35° 35’ 14.04” S

138° 59’ 57.25” E

Fl R 2s

23

Starboard

35° 35’ 20.23” S

139° 00’ 13.65” E

Fl G 4s

30

Port

35° 35’ 26.11” S

139° 00’ 29.98” E

Fl R 4s

25

Starboard

35° 35’ 34.68” S

139° 00’ 44.81” E

Fl G 2s

27

Starboard

35° 35’ 42.08” S

139° 01’ 01.19” E

Fl G 4s

32

Port

35° 35’ 49.01” S

139° 01’ 14.98” E

Fl R 2s

34

Port

35° 35’ 56.27” S

139° 01’ 29.03” E

Fl R 4s

29

Starboard

35° 36’ 04.99” S

139° 01’ 41.13” E

Fl G 2s

Further to Notice to Mariners No. 12 of 2020, an additional lit beacon (no. 14) has been installed in the Coorong Channel between the Murray Mouth and Ewe Island.  This port beacon is located in position 35° 34’ 10.84” S, 138° 55’ 23.78” E, Fl R 2s, range 2 nautical miles.

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution in the area.

GORDON PANTON

Manager Marine Safety and Compliance

Department for Infrastructure and Transport

26 March 2021

2017/02277/01

www.dpti.sa.gov.au