Navigation Restriction - Wagona Inlet, Narooma

(Marine Safety Act 1998 s.12)

Wagonga Inlet, Narooma
OYSTER FESTIVAL FIREWORKS DISPLAY
6:00pm to 10:30pm – Friday 4 May 2018

THE EVENT

Vessel operators are advised that a Special Event pursuant to Section 12(2) of the Marine Safety Act 1998 is to be held on the Wagonga Inlet between 6:00pm and 10:30 pm on Friday 4 May 2018.

EXCLUSION ZONE

Due to the potential to affect the safety of navigation, Roads and Maritime Services have granted an Exclusive Use Aquatic Licence to Victoria Fleming to conduct the event and an Exclusion Zone (‘the Zone’) will be established on the waters of Wagonga Inlet, near the township of Narooma, within a 125 metre radius from a barge positioned approximately 300 metres west of Quota Park and midway between Shelly Point and Lavender Point.

The Zone will be marked by the presence of patrol vessels stationed on the perimeter.

All vessel operators and persons using the waters in the vicinity of the event must comply with the above restrictions, keep a proper lookout, and exercise caution.

DIRECTIONS

Roads and Maritime advises that in relation to the Zone:

  1. Persons within the vicinity of the Exclusion Zone must comply with any directions given by a Boating Safety Officer or Police Officer in relation to the Special Event or to marine safety. Failure to comply with any such direction is an offence (Marine Safety Act 1998, s.15A - Maximum Penalty $3,300.00).
  2. No unauthorised vessels are permitted to enter the Exclusion Zone and to do so may be an offence (Marine Safety Act 1998, s12(5) - Maximum Penalty $1,100.00)

MAPS & CHARTS AFFECTED

Roads and Maritime Boating Map – 13B

For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact the Roads and Maritime Infoline on 131 236 or visit www.rms.nsw.gov.au/maritime.

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