Navigation advice - Entrance to Escott Passage, Lord Howe Island

NAVIGATION ADVICE

Entrance to Escott Passage, Lord Howe Island
INSTALLATION OF LEADS
From Friday 12 April 2019 until further notice

THE WORKS

Roads and Maritime Services advises vessel operators that in order to improve navigation into the entrance of Escott Passage at Lord Howe Island, a set of leads has been installed with oblong front and rear day shapes in orange. These were installed in November 2017 and will continue until further notice.

NAVIGATION WARNING

The leads are a fixed aid to navigation that displays a set of oblong front and rear day shapes in orange. The safest bearing is 68o. The leads are for daytime entry only and are not lit.

Vessel operators are reminded to be extra vigilant and exercise caution when operating in the area.

This navigation advice remains in place until further notice.

MAPS and CHARTS AFFECTED

Australian Chart:  Aus610 – Approaches to Lord Howe Island

For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact Roads and Maritime Services on 131 236.

MARINE NOTICE NH1945

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