Victorian Notice to Mariners

The following Notice to Mariners is published for general information.

16 January 2024 Australia – Victoria

16 January 2024

No. 021(T)-2024

Local Port of Western Port


Hastings Channel West Cardinal Mark Pile No.17 Unlit and Day Shape Missing




Mariners are advised that the West Cardinal Mark Pile No.17, with characteristics VQ(9)W 10s located in Hastings Channel at approximate location (WGS84): 38°18.748’S, 145°12.647’E is unlit and the day shape is missing.
The light and day shape will be reinstated as soon as practicable.
Mariners are advised to navigate with caution within the vicinity of the pile.

Charts & Publications Affected:

AUS151, AU5HAS01, 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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