Navigation Restriction - Tasman Sea North Broulee Beach, Bengello Beach and Merimbula Beach
North Broulee Beach, Bengello Beach and Merimbula Beach
INSTALLATION OF RESEARCH APPARATUS
Monday 16 November 2020 until November 2021
Vessel operators are advised that research apparatus has been installed on the Tasman Sea in the vicinity of North Broulee Beach, Bengello Beach and Merimbula Beach between 16 November 2020 and November 2021.
Research apparatus has been installed for the purpose of environmental research on the Tasman Sea in the vicinity of North Broulee Beach (approx. 35°50.9’S and 150°11.3’E), Bengello Beach (between Broulee Island and Moruya River at approx. 35°52.8’S and 150°09.7’E) and Merimbula Beach (approx. 36°54.5’S and 149°55.0’E).
Yellow coloured buoys have been placed which will be lit at times of restricted visibility displaying a yellow light with characteristics of five flashes every 20 seconds.
Vessel operators are advised to exercise caution when navigating on the waters of the Tasman Sea in the vicinity of North Broulee Beach, Bengello Beach, and Merimbula Beach, particularly during times of restricted visibility.
Vessel operators are further advised unauthorised use or interference with the buoys and floats, such as securing a vessel, is an offence and penalties apply.
MAPS & CHARTS AFFECTED
TfNSW Maritime Boating Maps – 12, 14, 12C, 13A, and 14A.
Admiralty Chart – AUS 806 and 807.
For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact the TfNSW (Maritime Infoline) on 131 236 from 8.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday, and 8.30am to 4.30pm on weekends and Public Holidays.
MARINE NOTICE SO2045