Navigation Restriction Tweed Coast Beaches, Coral Sea
(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)
Tweed Coast Beaches, Coral Sea
TWEED COAST PRO SURFING EVENTS
6:30am to 5:30pm – Saturday 19 to Friday 25 June 2021
Vessel operators are advised that a Special Event pursuant to Section 12(2) of the Marine Safety Act 1998 is to be held on the Coral Sea in the waters adjacent to Fingal Head Beach, Kingscliff Beach and Norries Head between 6:30am and 5:30pm, from Saturday 19 to Friday 25 June 2021.
Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Transport for NSW has granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to the Association of Surfing Professionsls (ASP) Australasia Pty Ltd to conduct the events, and an Exclusion Zone (‘the Zone’) will be established on the navigable waters of the Coral Sea adjacent to Fingal Head Beach, Kingscliff Beach and Norries Head between the above times on the above dates.
The Zone will be marked by buoys and patrolled by control vessels.
Transport for NSW advise that in relation to the Zone;
- Persons within the vicinity of the Zone must comply with any directions given by any Boating Safety Officer or Police Officer in relation to the Special Event or to marine safety. Failure to comply with any such direction is an offence (Marine Safety Act 1998, s.15A - Maximum Penalty $3,300.00).
- No unauthorised vessels or persons are permitted to enter the Zone and to do so may be an offence (Marine Safety Act 1998, s.12(5) — Maximum Penalty $1,100.00)
MAPS & CHARTS AFFECTED
Transport for NSW Boating Map – Map 1 (coastal)
For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact the Transport for NSW Info Line on phone: 131 236
MARINE NOTICE NH2133