Victorian Notice to Mariners

The following Notice to Mariners is published for general information.

Melbourne, 31 October 2023 Australia – Victoria

31 October 2023

No. 440(T) - 2023

Local Port of Port Phillip


Special Mark Racing Buoy R3 Missing




Mariners are advised that the R3 lit yellow special mark buoy, with characteristics fl.Y.4s, with charted position off Elwood at approximate location 37°53.143'S, 144°56.386'E (WGS84), is missing.
The buoy and light will be reinstated as soon as practicable.
Mariners are advised to navigate with caution within the vicinity of the missing buoy.

Charts & Publications Affected:

AUS 143, 155. AU5MEL01

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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