Navigation advice - Hunter Coastal - Offshore Blacksmiths Beach - Artificial Reef Installation

Artificial Reef Installation
Installed August 2019

THE WORKS

Roads and Maritime advises vessel operators that two artificial reefs have been installed by DPI Fisheries offshore from Blacksmiths Beach, approximately 3.5 km northeast of the Swansea Bar (entrance to Lake Macquarie) in a depth of approximately 28 metres.

Each artificial reef tower is a ‘pinnacle’ style module with high relief (12 metres) and a footprint of 10 x 10 metres.

The artificial reefs were installed at the following coordinates (WGS84):

North Tower
33.04.300 S
151.42.018 E

South Tower
33.04.380 S
151.41.891 E

MAPS & CHARTS AFFECTED

Roads and Maritime Boating Map – 8

For further information concerning this Navigation Advice, please contact the Roads & Maritime Services info line on 131 236.

MARINE NOTICE NH1997

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