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Notice to Mariners No. 25 of 2021 (Temporary)

16 August 2021

HARBORS AND NAVIGATION ACT 1993

SOUTH AUSTRALIA – GULF ST VINCENT – INVESTIGATOR STRAIGHT – RESEARCH BUOYS DEPLOYED

Mariners are advised that research buoys have been deployed in approximate positions

Gulf of St Vincent

Brighton,        -35° 01’ 30.1” S, 138° 26’ 59.9”E

Semaphore,  -34° 51’ 18.1” S 138° 20’ 59.8” E

Investigator Strait

Northern Kangaroo Island,            -35° 34’ 11.9”S 136° 55’ 31.8”E

The buoys are yellow and 500mm in diameter, spherical shape

A yellow flashing light Fl Y 2s, range 1 nautical mile is fitted on the Brighton and Semaphore buoys only.

These buoys will be deployed for approximately 2 years.

Mooring to these buoys is prohibited and mariners should avoid anchoring in this area.

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution in these areas

Charts affected: Aus 781 Aus 485 Aus 130 Aus 137 Aus 138 Aus 780

GORDON PANTON

Manager Marine Safety and Compliance

Department for Infrastructure and Transport

16 August 2021

2017/02277/01

www.dit.sa.gov.au