2018 Permanent Notices to Mariners - Scroll down as necessary

Week 4


ENGLAND - East Coast - Wisbech Eye Channel - Buoyage.


Insert:


Fl(2).R.8s Fenland at 52° 51´·90N., 0° 14´·67E.


Delete:


LFl.R.5s Fenland at 52° 51´·76N., 0° 14´·63E.


Notice 446 of 2018.pdfNotice 446 refers

Notice 446.pdf


Image courtesy of Imray Chart Y9 and Meridian ID10



Affects:


UKHO Charts:  1200.

Imray Charts: Y9

UKHO Leisure Folios: 5614.11.


Reposition of the ‘Fenland’ port lateral buoy for the secondary channel to Wisbech.




Week 4


BELGIUM - Blankenberge - Depths. Buoyage.


Shoal depths have been reported between the pier heads at Blankenberge, in the vicinity of position


51° 18´·90N., 3° 06´·50E.


*Lit or unlit buoys may exist to mark the shoaling.


*Mariners are advised to navigate with caution in the area and to consult the local port authority for the latest information.


Former Notice 5135(T)/17 is cancelled.

*Indicates new or revised entry.


Notice 450(T) of 2018.pdfNotice 450(T) refers

Notice 450(T).pdf


Image courtesy of Imray Chart C30D and Meridian ID10


Affects:


UKHO Charts:  1872 and 1874.

Imray Charts: C30D


Continued warnings of shoaling in the centre of the harbour entrance of Blankenberg.  Currently I cannot find any further local information other than Belgium Notices reporting that Buoys BL1, BL2, BL3, BL5 have been removed.  That buoyage was temporarily placed at the entrance during the season last year.




Week 4


ENGLAND - East Coast - Middle Cross Sand - Depths.


Insert:


depth, 3.8, enclosed by 5m contour at 52° 39´·86N., 1° 53´·06E.

depth, 5.9 at 52° 40´·08N., 1° 53´·28E.  Delete depth, 6.7, close S


Notice 457 of 2018.pdfNotice 457 refers

Notice 457.pdf


Image courtesy of Imray Chart C28 and Meridian ID10



Affects:


UKHO Charts:  1534.

Imray Charts: C28

UKHO Leisure Folios: 5614.2.


Two reduced depths on the eastern edge of the Middle Cross Sand off shore off Caister.





Week 4


East Coast Of England - Approaches To River Blackwater

1. Station: Eagle Lighted Buoy.
Amendment: Moved to position Latitude 51º 44.109’N., Longitude 001º 03.630’E.

2. Station: N.W. Knoll Lighted Buoy.
Amendment: Moved to position Latitude 51º 44.292’N., Longitude 001º 02.137’E.

3. Station: Bench Head Lighted Buoy.
Amendment: Moved to position Latitude 51º 44.557’N., Longitude 001º 01.186’E.

Movements effected consequent upon a recent survey.

No further Notice will be given.


Notice Trinity House 1 of 2018 refers


TH1 of 2018.pdf





Affects:


UKHO Charts:  1975 and 3741.

Imray Charts: C1 and Y17

UKHO Leisure Folios: 5607.2, 5607.3.

Imray Leisure Folios: 2000.1, 2000.7


Three small movements of the listed buoyage.



Week 3


ENGLAND - East Coast - Approaches to Lowestoft and Holm Sand - Depths. Drying height.


Note: This update is included in New Edition 1543, published 1 February 2018.


Insert:


depth, 0.8, enclosed by 2m contour at 52° 31´·32N., 1° 46´·96E.

depth, 3.5, enclosed by 5m contour at 52° 31´·14N., 1° 48´·57E.

drying height, 0.1, enclosed by 0m low water line at 52° 31´·15N., 1° 47´·00E.

depth, 4.6 at 52° 28´·555N., 1° 45´·944E.  Delete depth, 3.4, close SE.

depth, 4.7  at 52° 28´·501N., 1° 45´·951E.  Delete depth, 4.2, close SW

depth 4.7, at 52° 28´·480N., 1° 45´·857E.  Delete depth, 4.3 , close W.

depth, 2.9 at 52° 28´·20N., 1° 45´·57E.


Delete


depth, 4.5 at 52° 28´·510N., 1° 45´·883E.


Notice 272 of 2018.pdfNotice 272 refers

Notice 272 combined.pdf


Image courtesy of Imray Chart C28 and 28D and Meridian ID10



Affects:


UKHO Charts:  1534, and 1535.

Imray Charts: C28 and C28D

UKHO Leisure Folios: 5614.2.


Three reduced depths around the Holm Sands north of Lowestoft.  Two of those are to the west edge of the Holm Sand are encroaching into the Corton Road.  Note that the edge of the Sand is very steep.  Note also last year’s NtM No 4038 of Week 35 showed a quite different depth adjacent.




There are also four reduced depths in the Lowestoft Approaches but these are not so critical.




Week 3


ENGLAND - East Coast - Blakeney Point E - Legend.


Delete:


legend, Planned, centred on: 52° 58´·08N., 1° 08´·85E.


Notice 289 of 2018.pdfNotice 289 refers






Affects:


UKHO Charts:  1190.

UKHO Leisure Folios: 5614.7, 5606.3.


The ‘Legend’ referenced in the NtM is not shown on Leisure Charts so I cannot illustrate it or explain the deletion other than to suggest that this may have been to do with the cabling to the Sheringham Shoal Wind Farm which is adjacent to the Lat/Long reference.


No image supplied.


Week 3


301(P)/2018 ENGLAND - East Coast - Lowestoft SE - Works. Maritime limit. Buoyage.


Work is about to commence on the construction of the East Anglia ONE Wind Farm. The main wind farm array work will be marked by thirteen light-buoys as follows:


Buoy Type               Designation  Characteristic                     Position

North Cardinal     NNW              EA1 VQ                             at 52° 19´·49N., 2° 29´·58E.

North Cardinal     NORTH EA1   Q                                       at 52° 19´·97N., 2° 33´·52E.

East Cardinal        NNE EA1        Q(3)10s                            at 52° 18´·55N., 2° 34´·59E.

Special                   EA1 ALPHA   Fl.Y.5s                                at 52° 16´·66N., 2° 34´·37E.

East Cardinal       EAST EA1       VQ(3)5s                             at 52° 14´·20N., 2° 34´·09E.

Special                  EA1 BRAVO    Fl.Y.5s                                at 52° 12´·03N., 2° 33´·84E.

East Cardinal       SSE EA1          Q(3)10s                             at 52° 09´·85N., 2° 33´·54E.

South Cardinal    SOUTH EA1    Q(6)+LFl.15s                     at 52° 08´·63N., 2° 31´·68E.

West Cardinal     SSW EA1        Q(9)15s                             at 52° 09´·09N., 2° 27´·36E.

Special                  EA1 CHARLIE  Fl.Y.5s                                at 52° 10´·93N., 2° 26´·37E.

West Cardinal    WEST EA1       VQ(9)10s                           at 52° 12´·75N., 2° 25´·34E.

Special                 EA1 DELTA      Fl.Y.5s                                 at 52° 14´·87N., 2° 26´·09E.

West Cardinal    WNW EA1      Q(9)15s                             at 52° 16´·99N., 2° 26´·89E.


All vessels should navigate with caution in the area. A safety zone of 500m becomes operational around the turbines under construction.


These changes will be included in a New Edition of Chart 1504 to be published early 2018.


Notice 301(P) of 2018.pdfNotice 301(P) refers

Notice 301(P) combined.pdf


Image courtesy of Imray Chart C25 and 28D and Meridian ID10



Affects:


UKHO Charts:  1406, 1408, 1504, 1630, 1631 and 2182A.

Imray Charts: C25

UKHO Leisure Folios: 5614.14.


A collection of new buoyage to surround the construction area of the East Anglia 1 Wind Farm.  Two images provided, the first to show the context of the position just west of the North Hinder junction and well east of Lowestoft and Southwold, the second to show the detail.




Note the exclusion safety zone once construction starts.


Week 3


ENGLAND - East Coast - Roger Sand E - Buoyage.


Move:


Fl.G.3s No 1, from: 52° 57´·93N., 0° 15´·42E. to: 52° 57´·84N., 0° 15´·03E.

Fl.R.3s Alpha, from: 52° 57´·66N., 0° 14´·99E. to: 52° 57´·69N., 0° 15´·06E.


Delete:


LFl.10s Boston Roads at 52° 57´·69N., 0° 15´·96E.


Notice 307 of 2018.pdfNotice 307 refers

Notice 307.pdf


Image courtesy of Imray Chart Y9 and Meridian ID10



Affects:


UKHO Charts:  108 and 1200.

Imray Charts: Y9

UKHO Leisure Folios: 5614.11.


Two small moves of the No 1 and ALPHA starboard and port lateral buoys starting the marking of the Freeman Channel into Boston.  Note the Boston Roads Safe Water Buoy is deleted.




Week 3


ENGLAND - East Coast - Lower Hope Reach - Depth.


Insert:


depth, 8.3, and extend 10m contour SE to enclose 51° 28´·601N., 0° 27´·111E.


Notice 317 of 2018.pdfNotice 317 refers

Notice 317.pdf


Image courtesy of Imray Chart C2 and Meridian ID10



Affects:


UKHO Charts:  1186.

Imray Charts: C2

UKHO Leisure Folios: 5607.2, 5606.3.

Imray Leisure Folio: 2100.3


One new sounding but at over 8 metres unlikely to hinder leisure craft.





Week 2


ENGLAND - East Coast - Thames Estuary - Routeing measures. Legend.


Insert:


limit of precautionary area, pecked line, joining:

51° 47´·50N., 1° 35´·64E. (existing limit)

51° 48´·32N., 1° 36´·96E.

51° 48´·22N., 1° 38´·16E. (existing limit)


limit of routeing measure, pecked line, joining:

51° 48´·22N., 1° 38´·16E.

51° 48´·12N., 1° 39´·39E.

51° 47´·90N., 1° 39´·42E. (existing limit)


recommended direction of traffic flow arrow, direction 92º, centred on: 51° 48´·36N., 1° 38´·86E.


Delete:


former limit of precautionary area, pecked line, joining:

51° 47´·50N., 1° 35´·64E

51° 47´·77N., 1° 38´·16E.

51° 48´·22N., 1° 38´·16E.


former limit of routeing measure, pecked line, joining:

51° 47´·90N., 1° 39´·42E

51° 47´·77N., 1° 38´·16E.

recommended direction of traffic flow arrow, direction 85º, centred on: 51° 48´·21N., 1° 38´·85E.

legend, CHANGES TO TSS TO BE IMPLEMENTED ON 1 JANUARY 2018 (SEE NM 4087(P)/17), centred on: 51° 47´·91N., 1° 35´·09E.


Notice 120 refers


Image courtesy of Imray Chart C1 and Meridian ID10



Notice 120 of 2018.pdfNotice 120 refers

Notice 120.pdf


Image courtesy of Imray Charts C1 and Meridian ID10



Affects:


UKHO Charts:  1183, 1406, 1610, and 1975.

Imray Charts: C1

UKHO Leisure Folios: 5607.2, 5606.3.

Imray Leisure Folio: 2000.1


This Notice was reported as a ‘Preliminary’ Notice in Week 35 of last year (2017).  This adjusts the precautionary area and routing area around the Long Sand Head and comes/came into effect from 1st January, 2018.






Week 2


NETHERLANDS - Sluissche Hompels - Depths.


Insert:


depth, 2.7 at 51° 25´·95N., 3° 26´·40E.  Delete depth, 3.5, close NW, depth, 4, close SE and depth, 3.5, close W.



Notice 113 of 2018.pdfNotice 113 refers

Notice 113.pdf


Image courtesy of Imray Chart C30 and Meridian ID10



Affects:


UKHO Charts:  116, 1872, and 1874.

Imray Charts: C30


One reduction of depth on the Sluissche Hompels bank which is north of the Scheur channel to Vlissingen.






Week 1


No UKHO permanent Notices to Mariners this week for the monitored area