Victorian Notice to Mariners

The following Notice to Mariners is published for general information.

Melbourne, Australia – Victoria

5 April 2023

No. 158(T) – 2023

Local Port of Port Phillip

West Channel

West Channel Beacon 9 – Altered Lantern Height




Mariners are advised that the lantern on the Starboard Lateral, (Beacon 9), located at position 38°13.034’S; 144°44.402’E (WGS84) is functioning however is at a reduced level of Fl(2) G.3s 2m height. This change is temporary only.
Mariners are advised to navigate with extreme caution in the vicinity of Beacon 9 and the West Channel.

Charts & Publications Affected:

AUS 143, 155

Further Notice:

A further Notice will be issued


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

David Ritman

Manager Regional Planning

Southern and Maritime Region

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