Navigation Warnings


Updated 22nd March, 2017 at 15:00 (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 17

NTM 023

SEA BUOY. SAFE WATER MARK. LIGHT FLASHING WHITE MORSE CHARACTER A (ALPHA) EVERY 6 SECONDS. THE LIGHT IS EXTINGUISHED.

140430Z OCT 16

NTM 020

MILLS BUOY, EAST CARDINAL MARK,WHITE LIGHT V.QK. FL. (3) EVERY 5S, THE LIGHT IS EXTINGUISHED.

290050Z SEP 16

NTM 010

THE NARROWS CHANNEL, BUOYS #3, #5, #7 & #9 HAVE BEEN REPOSITIONED TO THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS: BUOY #3 - 32° 23.000’N 064° 39.180’W BUOY #5 - 32° 23.0952’N 064° 39.345’W BUOY #7 - 32° 23.220’N 064° 39.504’W BUOY #9 - 32° 23.494’N 064° 39.840’W

271800Z APR 16

NTM 009

NORTH CHANNEL, BUOYS 27A, 28A, 32A, 33A, 34A, 35A, 36A, 37A, HAVE BEEN REPOSITIONED TO THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS: 27A - 32° 22.873’N 064° 49.753’W 28A - 32° 22.957’N 064° 49.654’W 32A - 32° 21.835’N 064° 49.344’W 33A - 32° 21.991’N 064° 49.476’W 34A - 32° 21.435’N 064° 49.352’W 35A - 32° 21.007’N 064° 49.491’W 36A - 32° 21.002’N 064° 49.374’W 37A - 32° 20.654’N 064° 49.525’W

221500Z APR 16

NTM 008

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

081100Z MAR 16

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

Local Navigation Warnings

LNW 009

SOUTH CHANNEL, UNLIT RED BUOY #27 - THE BUOY IS MISSING FROM STATION.

191920Z MAR 17

LNW 006

GREAT SOUND. DUNDONALD CHANNEL. RED CONICAL BUOY #103 -THE BUOY IS TEMP REMOVED FROM STATION.

181430Z FEB 17

LNW 004

ST. GEORGES HARBOUR. PENNO's WHARF. 1 WHITE AND 2 ORANGE BUOYS WITH FLOATING LINE ARE ATTACHED TO A TEMPORARY MOORINGS POSITIONED APPROXIMATLEY 100M SE OF PENNO's WHARF, ST. GEORGES HARBOUR. MARINERS TRANSITING THE AREA ARE ADVISED TO PROCEED WITH CAUTION.

071410Z FEB 17

LNW 002

THE LITTLE SOUND, MORGAN'S ISLAND. UNLIT FLOATING PONTOONS ARE POSITIONED ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF MORGAN'S ISLAND, EXTENDING UP TO 100 METRES FROM THE SHORE BETWEEN KING'S POINT AND GEORGE'S BAY. MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO KEEP A SHARP LOOKOUT AND TO PROCEED WITH CAUTION PASSING SOUTH OF MORGAN'S ISLAND.

062200Z JAN 17

LNW 118

NORTHROCK. 4 UNLIT PENCIL BUOYS, 2 GREEN AND 2 RED, HAVE BEEN DEPLOYED IN POSITION: 32-27.52’N 064-47.13’W, APPROX 1.3NM SW OF NORTHROCK BEACON. THE BUOYS ARE 2 FEET HIGH AND ARE MARKED WITH REFLECTIVE TAPE. MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO PROCEED WITH CAUTION.

201450Z DEC 16

LNW 116

SOUTH CHANNEL. TWO SEDIMENT MONITORING BUOYS HAVE BEEN POSITIONED IN VICINITY OF ELBOW BUOY, SOUTH CHANNEL, IN POSITION 32-18.8N 064-46.94W & 32-19.27N 064-47.53W. BUOYS ARE 2 FT IN DIAMETER, YELLOW IN COLOUR AND UNLIT. MARINERS TRANSITING AREA ARE REQUESTED TO PROCEED WITH CAUTION.

121325Z DEC 16

LNW 103

GREAT SOUND. PARADISE LAKE – THE WRECK OF A PARTIALLY SUBMERGED SAILING VESSEL IS LOCATED BETWEEN ETA ISLAND & LONG ISLAND. MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO KSLO AND TO PROCEED WITH CAUTION.

201923Z NOV 16

LNW 102

WESTERN HOGFISH SMALL BOAT CHANNEL. HOGFISH CUT BEACON. LIGHT FLASHING RED EVERY 4 SECONDS, THE BEACON IS MISSING FROM STATION.

051650Z NOV 16

LNW 097

SWING BRIDGE, STOCKS HARBOUR TO FERRY REACH. THE NORTHERN SECTION OF SWING BRIDGE IS CLOSED TO MARINE TRAFFIC DUE TO ONGOING BRIDGE REPAIRS AND PRESENCE OF SCAFFOLD IN THE AREA. MARINERS ARE REQUESTED TO USE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN TRANSITING THE SOUTHERN END OF THE BRIDGE.

281255Z OCT 16

LNW 092

NARROWS CHANNEL. GREEN BUOY #4, LT. GP. FL. GREEN (3) EVERY 6 SECONDS. THE LIGHT IS EXTINGUISHED.

190400Z OCT 16

LNW 091

NORTH CHANNEL. UNLIT GREEN BEACON #8A – BEACON TOP MARK IS DAMAGED.

141640Z OCT 16

LNW 088

GRASSY BAY, SOUTH CHANNEL. GREEN BEACON #30, LT FL GREEN EVERY 4 SEC. BEACON TOP MARK AND BEACON COLUMN ARE DAMAGED.

141625Z OCT 16

LNW 073

NORTH CHANNEL. NEW RED CONICAL BUOY #33B HAS BEEN DEPLOYED IN POSITION: 32-21.71'N 064-49.46'W. BUOY IS LIT FLASHING RED EVERY 4 SECS.

011618Z SEPT 16

LNW 060

NORTH CHANNEL, RED BUOY #3A IS LIT, FLASHING RED EVERY 3 SECS.

032300Z AUG 16

LNW 048

GREAT SOUND, DUNDONALD CHANNEL – GREEN BUOY #36 AND RED BUOYS #37, #43 & #45 HAVE BEEN FITTED WITH LIGHTS, WITH THE FOLLOWING CHARACTERISTICS. BUOY #36 Fl.G EVERY 4s, BUOY #37 Fl.R EVERY 2.5s, BUOY #43 Fl.R EVERY 4s & BUOY #45 Fl.R EVERY 2.5s

291510Z JUN 16

LNW 071

ST GEORGE'S, TOWN CUT CHANNEL. HIGGS ISLAND FIXED GREEN LIGHT, THE LIGHT IS EXTINGUISHED.

190405Z OCT 15