Navigation Warnings


Updated 17th December, 2018 at 00:00 (GMT)

Notice to Mariners

NTM 001

DUE TO THE DANGER OF STRANDING ON THE REEFS FRINGING BERMUDA AND FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, THE INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANISATION (I.M.O) HAS ESTABLISHED AN AREA TO BE AVOIDED AROUND THE BERMUDA ISLANDS. THE AREA TO BE AVOIDED APPLIES TO ALL VESSELS CARRYING OIL OR HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, AND ALL OTHER VESSELS EXCEEDING 1000GRT WHETHER OR NOT BOUND FOR BERMUDA PORTS. VESSELS NOT CALLING AT BERMUDA ARE ADVISED TO KEEP A MINIMUM OF 30 MILES DISTANT.

010001Z JAN 18

NTM 010

ST. DAVID’S DIFFERENTIAL GPS REFERENCE STATION. DGPS CORRECTION SIGNALS ARE UNAVAILABLE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

052010Z MAR 18

NTM 038

CHUB HEADS BEACON RACON, MORSE IDENTIFYING CHARACTER C ( CHARLIE ) AND NORTHEAST BREAKER BEACON RACON, MORSE IDENTIFYING CHARACTER N ( NOVEMBER ), BOTH RACONS ARE INOPERATIVE.

062350Z DEC 15

NTM 040

NORTH ROCK BEACON, NORTHERN CARDINAL MARK. LIGHT GROUP FLASHING WHITE (4) EVERY 20 SECONDS, THE LIGHT IS UNRELIABLE.

150200Z DEC 18

Local Navigation Warnings

LNW 081

ST. GEORGES. TOWN CUT CHANNEL. UNLIT RED BUOY SG1 IS MISSING FROM STATION.

171530Z DEC 18

LNW 080

GREAT SOUND. WATFORD BRIDGE. FOUR FIXED RED LIGHTS. THE RED LIGHTS ARE REPORTED EXTINGUISHED ON BOTH SIDES OF THE BRIDGE.

131810Z DEC 18

LNW 074

ROYAL NAVAL DOCKYARD. KINGS WHARF. CONSTRUCTION OPERATIONS ARE TAKING PLACE FROM BARGES AT KINGS WHARF UNTIL MAY 2019. PASSING TRAFFIC SHALL KEEP WAKE TO A MINIMUM.

261615Z NOV 18

LNW 071

ST. GEORGE'S. TOWN CUT CHANNEL. GATES FORT FIXED RED LIGHT, THE LIGHT IS EXTINGUISHED.

101200Z NOV 18

LNW 067

WESTERN SMALL BOAT CHANNEL. POMPANO BEACON, THE TEMPORARY BUOY. LIGHT VERY QUICK FLASHING GREEN 80 PER MIN. THE BUOY IS MISSING FROM STATION.

150845Z OCT 18

LNW 064

SOUTH CHANNEL, EAST OF ELBOW BUOY. TWO YELLOW SEDIMENT MONITORING BUOYS, EACH WITH LIGHT (FL. Y 3s) DEPLOYED IN POSITION 32-18.81N 064-46.94W, AND IN POSITION 32-19.29N 064-47.08W. MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO KSLO AND PROCEED WITH CAUTION.

281810Z SEP 18

LNW 049

WESTERN SMALL BOAT CHANNEL. POMPANO BEACON. THE BEACON HAS BEEN TEMPORARILY REPLACED WITH A GREEN BUOY, WITH LIGHT VERY QUICK FLASHING GREEN (80PM).

201630Z JUL 18

LNW 017

ST. GEORGE'S TOWN CUT CHANNEL. CHALK WHARF FIXED RED LIGHT, THE LIGHT IS EXTINGUISHED.

030320Z APR 18

LNW 079

ST. GEORGES. TOWN CUT CHANNEL. UNLIT GREEN BEACON SG4. THE GREEN TOP MARK IS MISSING.

061145Z OCT 17

LNW 011

THE GREAT SOUND. A MARKER STAKE IN POSITION 32-17.38’N 064-50.07W BETWEEN OMEGA ROCKS & PEARL Is. HAS BEEN BROKEN OFF BELOW THE WATERLINE. AN UNLIT YELLOW MARKER HAS TEMPORARILY BEEN PLACED TO MARK THE POSITION. MARINERS SHOULD KSLO & PROCEED WITH EXTREME CAUTION WHEN TRANSITING BETWEEN THESE TWO ISLANDS.

311300Z MAR 17