Navigation Restriction - Brush Island, Tasman Sea

Brush Island, (near Bawley Point) Tasman Sea
AID TO NAVIGATION – TEMPORARY REDUCTION IN RANGE
From Friday 28 July 2017 for approximately six weeks

THE RESTRICTION

Vessel operators are advised that the Roads and Maritime Services Aid to Navigation in place on Brush Island, near the township of Bawley Point in the Tasman Sea, is currently undergoing maintenance which requires the installation of a temporarily light with a reduced range until a permanent repair is available.

NAVIGATION WARNING

Vessel operators are advised to exercise caution when navigating on the waters of the Tasman Sea in the vicinity of Brush Island, near the township of Bawley Point, particularly during times of restricted visibility when the light is activated.

As a result of maintenance to the Aid to Navigation on Brush Island, a temporary light has been be fitted displaying the same flash characteristics of the of the usual light (flashing period 2.5 seconds; 0.5 seconds on and 2.0 seconds off), but with a reduced range from 8.0 nautical miles to a maximum range of 5.5 nautical miles.

MAPS & CHARTS AFFECTED

Roads and Maritime Coastal Boating Maps – 11 & 12

Admiralty Charts – AUS191 and 807

For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact the Roads & Maritime Services Infoline seven days a week from 8.30am to 4.30pm on 131 236.

MARINE NOTICE SO1750

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