Victorian Notice to Mariners

The following Notice to Mariners is published for general information.

28 November 2023 Australia – Victoria

28 November 2023

No. 488(T) - 2023

Local Port of Western Port

Middle Spit Channel

#4 Port Lateral Buoy Missing




Mariners are advised that the unlit #4 Port Lateral buoy marking middle Spit channel at approximate location 38°21.455'S, 145°15.513'E (WGS84), is missing.
The buoy 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 151, AU439145.

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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