Victorian Notice to Mariners

The following Notice to Mariners is published for general information.

Melbourne, 28 May 2020 Australia – Victoria

28 May 2020

No. 166(T) - 2020

Bass Strait

Ex-HMAS Canberra Recreation Reserve

Temporary removal of Special Mark & Mooring Buoy no 2.


Thursday 28 May 2020 until further notice


Mariners are advised that the special mark navigation buoy (north) and recreational mooring buoy no. 2, located at the ex HMAS Canberra dive site at the following approximate locations (WGS84), have been temporarily removed for maintenance.
Navigation Aid no. & Function
Light Characteristics
38˚17.951’ S
144˚32.636’ E
Yellow Special Mark Navigational Buoy
38˚18.005’ S
145˚32.618’ E
Buoy no.2
Yellow Mooring Buoy
3Q.Fl.Y.10s 2M
The special mark (north) & recreational mooring buoy no 2. will be reinstated as soon as possible.
Mariners are instructed to abide by the Ex-HMAS Canberra exclusion and special use zone directions. Mariners are to exercise caution and avoid impeding the access and safety of vessels authorised to access the allocated mooring buoys.

Charts & Publications Affected:

AUS 143, 158

Further Notice:

A further Notice will be issued.


If you require any further information, please contact Parks Victoria on 13 1963.

Victor Teoh

Senior Manager Local Ports and Waterways

Marine and Maritime Region

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