Victorian Notice to Mariners

The following Notice to Mariners is published for general information.

Melbourne, 16 June 2023 Australia – Victoria

16 June 2023

No. 255 – 2023

Local Port of Port Phillip

Werribee South

Werribee River Entrance – Width Restored to Navigation Channel




Mariners are advised that the sand build up causing a narrowing of the Werribee River entrance navigation channel at approximate location: 37°58.393’S, 144°41.206’E (WGS84), has been removed and channel width is restored.
Sand has also been removed from around the Werribee South Jetty.
Further dredging is currently being undertaken along the navigation channel.
Mariners are reminded to navigate with caution in the vicinity of the dredge and pass on the double black diamond side of the vessel when safe to do so.

Previous notice:

233(T) – 2023 is referred. 202(T) – 2023 is referred and cancelled.

Charts & Publications Affected:

AUS 143

Further Notice:

No 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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