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Radio Navigational Warnings (RNWs)


We act as the NAVAREA I (NE Atlantic) Co-ordinator for the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) and International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) Worldwide Navigational Warning Service (WWNWS) and also as the United Kingdom National Co-ordinator for issuing coastal navigational warnings.

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Information

The following NAVAREA 1 and UK Coastal Warnings (WZs) were in force at: 261442 UTC March 17

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Ref Date Time Group Description
NAVAREA I 034/17 261035 UTC Mar 17 SHETLAND ISLANDS NORTH-EASTWARD. Container reported adrift .

NAVAREA 1

NAVAREA I 034/17

261035 UTC Mar 17

SHETLAND ISLANDS NORTH-EASTWARD.
GB CHART 299.
1. Container, marked with light, reported adrift in 61-21.5N 002-34.0E at 261015 UTC Mar. 
2. Cancel this message 291015 UTC Mar 17.

WZ 376/17 260830 UTC Mar 17 ​ENGLAND, SOUTH-WEST COAST. TSS Off Lands End, northbound lane. Underwater operations in progress by cableship Ile d'Aix.

UK Coastal

WZ 376/17

260830 UTC Mar 17

ENGLAND, SOUTH-WEST COAST. 
TSS Off Lands End, northbound lane.
1. Underwater operations in progress, with submersible, by cableship Ile d'Aix in vicinity of 50-00.1N 005-53.4W. Wide berth requested.
2. Cancel WZ 350 (EA53).

​WZ 375/17 251845 UTC Mar 17 GMDSS. CGOC Stornoway. VHF DSC services from Rodel site, off air.

UK Coastal

​WZ 375/17

251845 UTC Mar 17

GMDSS.
CGOC Stornoway.
VHF DSC services from Rodel site 57-45N 006-57W, off air.

​WZ 373/17 251430 UTC Mar 17 DOVER STRAIT, EASTERN PART. At West Hinder TSS. Unexploded ordinance.

UK Coastal

​WZ 373/17

251430 UTC Mar 17

DOVER STRAIT, EASTERN PART.
At West Hinder TSS.
1. Unexploded ordinance reported in 51-18.81N 002-16.62E and 51-19.37N 002-11.40E .
2. Cancel WZ's 176 (EA91)(VA96) and 201 (EA03)(VA04).

WZ 371/17 241050 UTC Mar 17 ENGLAND, SOUTH-WEST COAST. TSS Off Lands End, northbound lane. Underwater operations in progress by cableship Sovereign.

UK Coastal

WZ 371/17

241050 UTC Mar 17

​ENGLAND, SOUTH-WEST COAST.
TSS Off Lands End, northbound lane.
Underwater operations in progress by cableship Sovereign in vicinity of 50-06.2N 005-54.1W.
Wide berth requested.

NAVAREA I 033/17 241000 UTC Mar 17 NAVAREA I WARNINGS IN FORCE AT 241000 UTC MAR 17.

NAVAREA 1

NAVAREA I 033/17

241000 UTC Mar 17

1. NAVAREA I WARNINGS IN FORCE AT 241000 UTC MAR 17:
 
2017 SERIES: 009, 014, 018, 024, 031, 032, 033

NOTES:
A. Texts of NAVAREA I Warnings issued each week are printed in weekly editions of the Admiralty Notices to Mariners bulletin(ANMB).
B. NAVAREA I Warnings less than 42 days old (018/17 onward) are promulgated via SafetyNET and/or relevant NAVTEX transmitters.
C. The complete texts of all in-force NAVAREA I warnings, including those which are no longer being broadcast, are reprinted in Section III of ANMB in weeks 1, 13, 26 and 39 and are also available from the UKHO website at: www.admiralty.co.uk/RNW.
Alternatively, these may be requested by e-mail from NAVAREA I Co-ordinator at: navwarnings@btconnect.com

2. Cancel NAVAREA I 030/17

WZ 365/17 231825 UTC Mar 17 ENGLAND, SOUTH-EAST COAST. Goodwin Sands to Sandettie Bank. Underwater operations by Havila Phoenix.

UK Coastal

WZ 365/17

231825 UTC Mar 17

​ENGLAND, SOUTH-EAST COAST.
Goodwin Sands to Sandettie Bank, including both lanes of the Dover Strait TSS.
Underwater operations in progress by M/V Havila Phoenix in vicinity of line joining 51-19N 001-33E and 51-19N 002-01E.
Wide berth requested.

WZ 362/17 231200 UTC Mar 17 IRELAND, EAST COAST. Dundalk Bay. AIS unreliable on Dunany light-buoy .

UK Coastal

WZ 362/17

231200 UTC Mar 17

​IRELAND, EAST COAST.
Dundalk Bay.  Dunany light-buoy 53-53.5N 006-09.5W.
AIS unreliable.

NAVAREA I 032/17 201140 UTC Mar 17 IRELAND, NORTH-EAST COAST. Belfast Lough approach. Briggs light-buoy changed to north cardinal mark.

NAVAREA 1

NAVAREA I 032/17

201140 UTC Mar 17

​IRELAND, NORTH-EAST COAST.
Belfast Lough approach.
Briggs light-buoy 54-41.2N 005-35.7W permanently changed to north cardinal light-buoy, Q.

WZ 347/17 200650 UTC Mar 17 ENGLAND, SOUTH COAST. Approaches to Portland and Weymouth. Underwater operations in progress by RNMB Hazard.

UK Coastal

WZ 347/17

200650 UTC Mar 17

ENGLAND, SOUTH COAST.
Approaches to Portland and Weymouth. 
1. Underwater operations in progress by RNMB Hazard within one mile of following two locations:
A) 50-32.0N 002-22.5W and B) 50-34.5N 002-17.4W.   Wide berth requested.
2. Cancel this message 311900 UTC March 17.

 

NAVAREA I 031/17 200500 UTC Mar 17 RIGLIST. Correct at 200500 UTC MAR 17.

NAVAREA 1

NAVAREA I 031/17

200500 UTC Mar 17

1.  RIGLIST.  Correct at 200500 UTC Mar 17.

 Southern North Sea:  51N to 55N
 53-03.2N 002-11.3E Seafox 4 ACP Leman Gas Field
 53-14.0N 003-14.5E 590021
 53-15.3N 000-52.0E Atlantic Amsterdam ACP Race Bank Wind Farm
 53-19.4N 002-14.2E Ensco 92 ACP Ganymede ZD
 53-23.6N 004-12.1E Ensco 72 ACP L10-C Placid Field
 53-28.4N 004-29.5E Paragon Prospector 1 ACP L11-B-PA
 53-49.1N 004-30.9E Ensco 101 ACP L/5a-D
 54-03.3N 001-02.1E Rowan Gorilla 7 ACP Ravenspurn North Gas Field
 54-04.4N 000-54.9E Seafox 2 ACP ST3 Ravenspurn North Gas Field
 54-36.0N 002-11.8E Ensco 80 ACP Cygnus B WHP
 54-36.0N 002-11.8E Seafox 7 ACP Cygnus B WHP

 North Sea:  55N to 60N, East of 5W
 55-28.7N 005-06.5E Ensco 71 ACP Dan Oil Field
 55-31.8N 005-00.5E Maersk Resilient ACP Halfdan Oil Field
 55-38.4N 004-53.1E Noble Sam Turner ACP Tyra Gas Field
 55-43.0N 004-44.9E Seafox 5 ACP Tyra Gas Field
 55-43.3N 004-48.0E Maersk Guardian ACP Tyra Gas Field
 55-52.9N 004-14.0E Ensco 121 alongside platform under construction
NEW 56-21.5N 002-18.8E Maersk Gallant 
 56-22.6N 003-15.5E Maersk Innovator ACP Eldfisk Oil Field
 56-23.7N 002-15.3E Ocean Valiant
 56-41.8N 002-20.3E COSL Rival ACP Judy Oil Field
 56-48.4N 000-42.3E Ensco 100
 57-00.8N 001-50.4E GSF Galaxy 1 ACP Elgin Gas Field
 57-00.8N 001-50.5E Prospector 5 ACP Elgin Gas Field
 57-01.9N 001-57.3E Noble Hans Deul ACP Shearwater Oil Field
 57-11.7N 001-54.8E Maersk Highlander ACP u/c Pierce Oil Field Westward
 57-27.0N 001-23.2E Noble Regina Allen ACP Montrose Oil Field
 58-18.1N 001-42.4W Blackford Dolphin
 58-34.3N 001-41.8E Maersk Integrator ACP Gina Krog under construction
 58-47.1N 002-35.8E Deepsea Atlantic
 58-50.3N 002-11.8E Island Innovator
 58-50.6N 002-14.9E Rowan Viking ACP Edvard Grieg under construction
 58-55.3N 002-11.8E Maersk Interceptor ACP Ivar Aasen under construction
 59-29.7N 001-57.9E Transocean Arctic
 59-32.0N 001-24.4E Ocean Patriot
 59-35.4N 001-03.4E Noble Lloyd Noble ACP under construction Mariner Oil Field
NEW 59-56.9N 001-15.8E Transocean Leader

 Norwegian Sea:  60N to 65N, East of 5W
 60-03.7N 001-59.2E Rowan Gorilla 5
 60-15.6N 003-32.8W Transocean Spitsbergen
 60-20.0N 004-06.0W Deepsea Aberdeen
 60-30.3N 002-00.8E Maersk Intrepid ACP Martin Linge
 60-41.9N 002-55.9E Safe Scandinavia ACP Oseberg Oil Field
 60-42.6N 003-26.3E Songa Endurance
NEW Yell Sound  Floatel Victory
 60-49.8N 003-34.2E Songa Equinox
 60-52.5N 003-29.6E COSL Promoter
NEW 61-02.0N 001-07.7E Wilphoenix
 61-02.3N 002-20.3E West Elara ACP Kvitebjorn Gas Field
 61-04.7N 002-05.2W West Phoenix
 61-08.0N 003-32.0E Scarabeo 5
 61-28.0N 001-59.6E Bideford Dolphin
 61-40.1N 001-22.2E Paul B Loyd Jr

 South and West Coasts of the British Isles.
 53-38.8N 003-28.6W Irish Sea Pioneer ACP Hamilton Gas Field

NOTES:
A.  Rigs are protected by a 500 metre safety zone.
B.  ACP - Adjacent to Charted Platform;         u/c - under construction
C.  For Rigs located North of 65N, East of 5W, refer to Navarea XIX Warnings or visit www.navarea-xix.no

2.  Cancel 029/17.

WZ 339/17 190400 UTC Mar 17 ENGLAND, EAST COAST. Approaches to the Thames Estuary. Shipway. N. Shipwash light-buoy AIS inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 339/17

190400 UTC Mar 17

​ENGLAND, EAST COAST.
Approaches to the Thames Estuary.
Shipway.
N. Shipwash light-buoy, 52-01.7N 001-38.3E, AIS inoperative.

WZ 337/17 181745 UTC Mar 17 GMDSS. VHF DSC service from Fife Ness off air.

UK Coastal

WZ 337/17

181745 UTC Mar 17

​GMDSS.
CGOC Aberdeen.
VHF DSC service from Fife Ness site 56-17N 002-35W off air.

WZ 334/17 181120 UTC Mar 17 ENGLAND, NORTH-WEST COAST. Solway Firth. Light-buoy missing.

UK Coastal

WZ 334/17

181120 UTC Mar 17

​ENGLAND, NORTH-WEST COAST.
Solway Firth. Robin Rigg Windfarm.
1. Special light-buoy 54-46.3N 003-42.1W missing.
2. Cancel WZ 142.

WZ 332/17 180245 UTC Mar 17 ENGLAND EAST COAST. Newarp light-buoy, AIS inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 332/17

180245 UTC Mar 17

​ENGLAND EAST COAST.
Newarp light-buoy 52-48.4N 001-55.7E, AIS inoperative.

WZ 324/17 151625 UTC Mar 17 NORTH SEA. UK SECTOR. Platform 9/13-SPM3, fog horn inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 324/17

151625 UTC Mar 17

​NORTH SEA. UK SECTOR.
Beryl Oil Field.
1. Platform 9/13-SPM3, 59-32.0N 001-33.5E, fog horn inoperative.
2. Cancel WZ 119.

WZ 317/17 141720 UTC Mar 17 ENGLAND, EAST COAST. Aldeburgh Ridge. Depths less than charted.

UK Coastal

WZ 317/17

141720 UTC Mar 17

​ENGLAND, EAST COAST. 
Aldeburgh Ridge.
Depths less than charted between Orford Ness and Aldeburgh. Significant depths as follows:
A) 1.4m reported in 52-05.7N 001-35.8E.
B) 9.9m reported in 52-08.7N 001-38.5E.

WZ 291/17 071620 UTC Mar 17 THAMES ESTUARY. London Array Windfarm. Fog signals on two turbines inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 291/17

071620 UTC Mar 17

THAMES ESTUARY.
London Array Windfarm.
1. Fog signals inoperative on turbines at 51-34.7N 001-27.5E and at 51-41.9N 001-30.0E.
2. Cancel WZ 088.

WZ 278/17 041755 UTC Mar 17 DOVER STRAIT, EASTERN PART. Sandettie Bank Northward. Unexploded ordnance reported.

UK Coastal

WZ 278/17

041755 UTC Mar 17

​DOVER STRAIT, EASTERN PART.
Sandettie Bank Northward.
Unexploded ordnance reported in 51-19.31N 001-56.12E.

WZ 269/17 031140 UTC Mar 17 ENGLAND, EAST COAST. Sheringham Shoal Wind Farm. Turbine fog signals inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 269/17

031140 UTC Mar 17

​ENGLAND, EAST COAST.
Sheringham Shoal Wind Farm.
​1. Turbines A01, 53-10.4N 001-04.8E, A08, 53-07.3N 001-06.8E, K01, 53-08.9N 001-10.9E, and K8, 53-05.9N 001-12.9E,
fog signals inoperative.
2. Cancel WZ 075.

WZ 259/17 011445 UTC Mar 17 IRISH SEA. Approaches to Saint George's Channel, TSS Off Smalls. Special light-buoy, Fl.Y.5s, established.

UK Coastal

WZ 259/17

011445 UTC Mar 17

​IRISH SEA.
Approaches to Saint George's Channel. TSS Off Smalls.
Special light-buoy, Fl.Y.5s, established at 51-50.7N 005-50.2W.

WZ 258/17 011130 UTC Mar 17 SCOTLAND, NORTH-WEST COAST. North Minch. Range of Stoer Head Light reduced to 12 miles.

UK Coastal

WZ 258/17

011130 UTC Mar 17

​SCOTLAND, NORTH-WEST COAST.
North Minch.
1. Stoer Head Light 58-14.4N 005-24.2W.  Range temporarily reduced to 12 miles.
2. Cancel WZ 066.

WZ 255/17 010945 UTC Mar 17 ORKNEY ISLANDS. Gairsay, Skertours light buoy, unlit.

UK Coastal

WZ 255/17

010945 UTC Mar 17

​ORKNEY ISLANDS. 
Gairsay.
Skertours light buoy 59-04.1N 002-56.7W, unlit.

NAVAREA I 024/17 281150 UTC Feb 17 SCOTLAND EAST COAST. Moray Firth, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm construction. New buoyage.

NAVAREA 1

NAVAREA I 024/17

281150 UTC Feb 17

​SCOTLAND EAST COAST.
Moray Firth, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm. GB Chart 115.
New Buoyage with AIS capability established marking the limits of construction site as follows:
E cardinal light-buoy at 58-18.0N 002-45.1W,
S cardinal light-buoy at 58-10.4N 002-55.8W,
W cardinal light-buoy at 58-12.6N 003-01.3W,
N cardinal light-buoy at 58-20.2N 002-50.6W.
Special light-buoys, Fl.Y.5s, at 58-12.8N 002-51.6W, 58-15.4N 002-47.7W, 58-18.2N 002-54.2W and 58-15.3N 002-57.8W.

​WZ 245/17 280850 UTC Feb 17 SCOTLAND, EAST COAST. Montrose Bay. Scurdie Ness Light range temporarily reduced to 12 Miles.

UK Coastal

​WZ 245/17

280850 UTC Feb 17

SCOTLAND, EAST COAST.
Montrose Bay.
1. Scurdie Ness Light, 56-42.1N 002-26.2W, range temporarily reduced to 12 Miles.
2. Cancel WZ 059.

​WZ 240/17 261800 UTC Feb 17 SCOTLAND, EAST COAST. Moray Firth. Tarbat Ness Light, range temporarily reduced to 12 Miles.

UK Coastal

​WZ 240/17

261800 UTC Feb 17

SCOTLAND, EAST COAST.
Moray Firth.
1. Tarbat Ness Light, 57-51.9N 003-46.6W, range temporarily reduced to 12 Miles.
2. Cancel WZ 033.

WZ 229/17 241515 UTC Feb 17 SOUTHERN NORTH SEA. North Hinder South TSS. Wreck marked by emergency buoyage.

UK Coastal

WZ 229/17

241515 UTC Feb 17

SOUTHERN NORTH SEA.
North Hinder South TSS.
1. Temporary Exclusion Zone radius 250 metres established around wreck of cargo vessel at 51-40.21N 002-13.55E. 
2. Emergency Wreck Marking light-buoys established 150 metres NE, SE, SW and NW of wreck. The NE light-buoy displays racon morse code D. 
3. M/V Glomar Vantage in attendance. 
4. Cancel WZ 223.

WZ 213/17 211245 UTC Feb 17 WALES, NORTH-WEST COAST. Anglesey. South Stack Light, range temporarily changed to 18 miles.

UK Coastal

WZ 213/17

211245 UTC Feb 17

​WALES, NORTH-WEST COAST. 
Anglesey. 
South Stack Light 53-18.4N 004-42.0W range temporarily changed to 18 miles.

WZ 211/17 210840 UTC Feb 17 SOUTHERN NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR. Saturn gas platform unlit.

UK Coastal

WZ 211/17

210840 UTC Feb 17

​SOUTHERN NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR.
Saturn gas platform 53-43.5N 001-53.9E unlit.

WZ 207/17 201245 UTC Feb 17 GMDSS. CGOC Aberdeen. MF RT service from Greg Ness site off air.

UK Coastal

WZ 207/17

201245 UTC Feb 17

GMDSS.
CGOC Aberdeen.
1. MF RT  service from Greg Ness site 57-07.7N 002-03.2W, off air.
2. Cancel WZ 019.

WZ 199/17 171350 UTC Feb 17 DOVER STRAIT. TSS in the Strait of Dover. Wreck of fishing vessel reported.

UK Coastal

WZ 199/17

171350 UTC Feb 17

​DOVER STRAIT.
TSS in the Strait of Dover.
Wreck of fishing vessel reported in 50-56.4N 001-23.8E.

WZ 186/17 151155 UTC Feb 17 ENGLAND, EAST COAST. Approaches to the Thames Estuary. Uncharted wreck reported.

UK Coastal

WZ 186/17

151155 UTC Feb 17

​ENGLAND, EAST COAST.
Approaches to the Thames Estuary, Orford Ness.
Uncharted wreck, depth 10m, reported in 52-06.1N 001-38.0E.

NAVAREA I 018/17 131720 UTC Feb 17 NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR. Frigg Field Westwards. FPSO Armada Kraken Established.

NAVAREA 1

NAVAREA I 018/17

131720 UTC Feb 17

​NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR. 
Frigg Field Westwards. 
GB Chart 294. 
1. FPSO Armada Kraken established at 59-55.5N 001-17.6E.
2. Cancel Navarea I 214/16 and Navarea I 016/17.

NAVAREA I 014/17 091315 UTC Feb 17 ENGLAND, NORTH-WEST COAST. Walney Windfarm Extension. New Buoyage established.

NAVAREA 1

NAVAREA I 014/17

091315 UTC Feb 17

​ENGLAND, NORTH-WEST COAST.
Morecambe Bay Approach.  Walney Offshore Windfarm Extension. 
Buoyage established marking limit of development  area as follows:
N cardinal light-buoys at 54-09.7N 003-49.6W and 54-07.9N 003-41.2W.
W cardinal light-buoys at 54-06.6N 003-55.3W and 54-08.3N 003-55.4W.
S cardinal light-buoys at 54-00.2N 003-34.7W and 54-03.4N 003-45.0W.
Special light-buoys, Fl.Y.5s, at 54-08.8N 003-45.4W, 54-01.8N 003-39.8W, 54-05.0N 003-50.2W and 54-09.0N 003-52.5W.

NAVAREA I 009/17 300000 UTC Jan 17 NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR. Beryl Field GB Chart 292. Safety Zone radius 500 metres established.

NAVAREA 1

NAVAREA I 009/17

300000 UTC Jan 17

​NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR.
Beryl Field 
GB Chart 292. 
Safety Zone radius 500 metres established, centred at 59-26.88N 001-37.11E.

​​
Ref Date Time Group Description
NAVAREA I 034/17 261035 UTC Mar 17 SHETLAND ISLANDS NORTH-EASTWARD. Container reported adrift .

NAVAREA 1

NAVAREA I 034/17

261035 UTC Mar 17

SHETLAND ISLANDS NORTH-EASTWARD.
GB CHART 299.
1. Container, marked with light, reported adrift in 61-21.5N 002-34.0E at 261015 UTC Mar. 
2. Cancel this message 291015 UTC Mar 17.

NAVAREA I 033/17 241000 UTC Mar 17 NAVAREA I WARNINGS IN FORCE AT 241000 UTC MAR 17.

NAVAREA 1

NAVAREA I 033/17

241000 UTC Mar 17

1. NAVAREA I WARNINGS IN FORCE AT 241000 UTC MAR 17:
 
2017 SERIES: 009, 014, 018, 024, 031, 032, 033

NOTES:
A. Texts of NAVAREA I Warnings issued each week are printed in weekly editions of the Admiralty Notices to Mariners bulletin(ANMB).
B. NAVAREA I Warnings less than 42 days old (018/17 onward) are promulgated via SafetyNET and/or relevant NAVTEX transmitters.
C. The complete texts of all in-force NAVAREA I warnings, including those which are no longer being broadcast, are reprinted in Section III of ANMB in weeks 1, 13, 26 and 39 and are also available from the UKHO website at: www.admiralty.co.uk/RNW.
Alternatively, these may be requested by e-mail from NAVAREA I Co-ordinator at: navwarnings@btconnect.com

2. Cancel NAVAREA I 030/17

NAVAREA I 032/17 201140 UTC Mar 17 IRELAND, NORTH-EAST COAST. Belfast Lough approach. Briggs light-buoy changed to north cardinal mark.

NAVAREA 1

NAVAREA I 032/17

201140 UTC Mar 17

​IRELAND, NORTH-EAST COAST.
Belfast Lough approach.
Briggs light-buoy 54-41.2N 005-35.7W permanently changed to north cardinal light-buoy, Q.

NAVAREA I 031/17 200500 UTC Mar 17 RIGLIST. Correct at 200500 UTC MAR 17.

NAVAREA 1

NAVAREA I 031/17

200500 UTC Mar 17

1.  RIGLIST.  Correct at 200500 UTC Mar 17.

 Southern North Sea:  51N to 55N
 53-03.2N 002-11.3E Seafox 4 ACP Leman Gas Field
 53-14.0N 003-14.5E 590021
 53-15.3N 000-52.0E Atlantic Amsterdam ACP Race Bank Wind Farm
 53-19.4N 002-14.2E Ensco 92 ACP Ganymede ZD
 53-23.6N 004-12.1E Ensco 72 ACP L10-C Placid Field
 53-28.4N 004-29.5E Paragon Prospector 1 ACP L11-B-PA
 53-49.1N 004-30.9E Ensco 101 ACP L/5a-D
 54-03.3N 001-02.1E Rowan Gorilla 7 ACP Ravenspurn North Gas Field
 54-04.4N 000-54.9E Seafox 2 ACP ST3 Ravenspurn North Gas Field
 54-36.0N 002-11.8E Ensco 80 ACP Cygnus B WHP
 54-36.0N 002-11.8E Seafox 7 ACP Cygnus B WHP

 North Sea:  55N to 60N, East of 5W
 55-28.7N 005-06.5E Ensco 71 ACP Dan Oil Field
 55-31.8N 005-00.5E Maersk Resilient ACP Halfdan Oil Field
 55-38.4N 004-53.1E Noble Sam Turner ACP Tyra Gas Field
 55-43.0N 004-44.9E Seafox 5 ACP Tyra Gas Field
 55-43.3N 004-48.0E Maersk Guardian ACP Tyra Gas Field
 55-52.9N 004-14.0E Ensco 121 alongside platform under construction
NEW 56-21.5N 002-18.8E Maersk Gallant 
 56-22.6N 003-15.5E Maersk Innovator ACP Eldfisk Oil Field
 56-23.7N 002-15.3E Ocean Valiant
 56-41.8N 002-20.3E COSL Rival ACP Judy Oil Field
 56-48.4N 000-42.3E Ensco 100
 57-00.8N 001-50.4E GSF Galaxy 1 ACP Elgin Gas Field
 57-00.8N 001-50.5E Prospector 5 ACP Elgin Gas Field
 57-01.9N 001-57.3E Noble Hans Deul ACP Shearwater Oil Field
 57-11.7N 001-54.8E Maersk Highlander ACP u/c Pierce Oil Field Westward
 57-27.0N 001-23.2E Noble Regina Allen ACP Montrose Oil Field
 58-18.1N 001-42.4W Blackford Dolphin
 58-34.3N 001-41.8E Maersk Integrator ACP Gina Krog under construction
 58-47.1N 002-35.8E Deepsea Atlantic
 58-50.3N 002-11.8E Island Innovator
 58-50.6N 002-14.9E Rowan Viking ACP Edvard Grieg under construction
 58-55.3N 002-11.8E Maersk Interceptor ACP Ivar Aasen under construction
 59-29.7N 001-57.9E Transocean Arctic
 59-32.0N 001-24.4E Ocean Patriot
 59-35.4N 001-03.4E Noble Lloyd Noble ACP under construction Mariner Oil Field
NEW 59-56.9N 001-15.8E Transocean Leader

 Norwegian Sea:  60N to 65N, East of 5W
 60-03.7N 001-59.2E Rowan Gorilla 5
 60-15.6N 003-32.8W Transocean Spitsbergen
 60-20.0N 004-06.0W Deepsea Aberdeen
 60-30.3N 002-00.8E Maersk Intrepid ACP Martin Linge
 60-41.9N 002-55.9E Safe Scandinavia ACP Oseberg Oil Field
 60-42.6N 003-26.3E Songa Endurance
NEW Yell Sound  Floatel Victory
 60-49.8N 003-34.2E Songa Equinox
 60-52.5N 003-29.6E COSL Promoter
NEW 61-02.0N 001-07.7E Wilphoenix
 61-02.3N 002-20.3E West Elara ACP Kvitebjorn Gas Field
 61-04.7N 002-05.2W West Phoenix
 61-08.0N 003-32.0E Scarabeo 5
 61-28.0N 001-59.6E Bideford Dolphin
 61-40.1N 001-22.2E Paul B Loyd Jr

 South and West Coasts of the British Isles.
 53-38.8N 003-28.6W Irish Sea Pioneer ACP Hamilton Gas Field

NOTES:
A.  Rigs are protected by a 500 metre safety zone.
B.  ACP - Adjacent to Charted Platform;         u/c - under construction
C.  For Rigs located North of 65N, East of 5W, refer to Navarea XIX Warnings or visit www.navarea-xix.no

2.  Cancel 029/17.

NAVAREA I 024/17 281150 UTC Feb 17 SCOTLAND EAST COAST. Moray Firth, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm construction. New buoyage.

NAVAREA 1

NAVAREA I 024/17

281150 UTC Feb 17

​SCOTLAND EAST COAST.
Moray Firth, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm. GB Chart 115.
New Buoyage with AIS capability established marking the limits of construction site as follows:
E cardinal light-buoy at 58-18.0N 002-45.1W,
S cardinal light-buoy at 58-10.4N 002-55.8W,
W cardinal light-buoy at 58-12.6N 003-01.3W,
N cardinal light-buoy at 58-20.2N 002-50.6W.
Special light-buoys, Fl.Y.5s, at 58-12.8N 002-51.6W, 58-15.4N 002-47.7W, 58-18.2N 002-54.2W and 58-15.3N 002-57.8W.

NAVAREA I 018/17 131720 UTC Feb 17 NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR. Frigg Field Westwards. FPSO Armada Kraken Established.

NAVAREA 1

NAVAREA I 018/17

131720 UTC Feb 17

​NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR. 
Frigg Field Westwards. 
GB Chart 294. 
1. FPSO Armada Kraken established at 59-55.5N 001-17.6E.
2. Cancel Navarea I 214/16 and Navarea I 016/17.

NAVAREA I 014/17 091315 UTC Feb 17 ENGLAND, NORTH-WEST COAST. Walney Windfarm Extension. New Buoyage established.

NAVAREA 1

NAVAREA I 014/17

091315 UTC Feb 17

​ENGLAND, NORTH-WEST COAST.
Morecambe Bay Approach.  Walney Offshore Windfarm Extension. 
Buoyage established marking limit of development  area as follows:
N cardinal light-buoys at 54-09.7N 003-49.6W and 54-07.9N 003-41.2W.
W cardinal light-buoys at 54-06.6N 003-55.3W and 54-08.3N 003-55.4W.
S cardinal light-buoys at 54-00.2N 003-34.7W and 54-03.4N 003-45.0W.
Special light-buoys, Fl.Y.5s, at 54-08.8N 003-45.4W, 54-01.8N 003-39.8W, 54-05.0N 003-50.2W and 54-09.0N 003-52.5W.

NAVAREA I 009/17 300000 UTC Jan 17 NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR. Beryl Field GB Chart 292. Safety Zone radius 500 metres established.

NAVAREA 1

NAVAREA I 009/17

300000 UTC Jan 17

​NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR.
Beryl Field 
GB Chart 292. 
Safety Zone radius 500 metres established, centred at 59-26.88N 001-37.11E.

Ref Date Time Group Description
WZ 376/17 260830 UTC Mar 17 ​ENGLAND, SOUTH-WEST COAST. TSS Off Lands End, northbound lane. Underwater operations in progress by cableship Ile d'Aix.

UK Coastal

WZ 376/17

260830 UTC Mar 17

ENGLAND, SOUTH-WEST COAST. 
TSS Off Lands End, northbound lane.
1. Underwater operations in progress, with submersible, by cableship Ile d'Aix in vicinity of 50-00.1N 005-53.4W. Wide berth requested.
2. Cancel WZ 350 (EA53).

​WZ 375/17 251845 UTC Mar 17 GMDSS. CGOC Stornoway. VHF DSC services from Rodel site, off air.

UK Coastal

​WZ 375/17

251845 UTC Mar 17

GMDSS.
CGOC Stornoway.
VHF DSC services from Rodel site 57-45N 006-57W, off air.

​WZ 373/17 251430 UTC Mar 17 DOVER STRAIT, EASTERN PART. At West Hinder TSS. Unexploded ordinance.

UK Coastal

​WZ 373/17

251430 UTC Mar 17

DOVER STRAIT, EASTERN PART.
At West Hinder TSS.
1. Unexploded ordinance reported in 51-18.81N 002-16.62E and 51-19.37N 002-11.40E .
2. Cancel WZ's 176 (EA91)(VA96) and 201 (EA03)(VA04).

WZ 371/17 241050 UTC Mar 17 ENGLAND, SOUTH-WEST COAST. TSS Off Lands End, northbound lane. Underwater operations in progress by cableship Sovereign.

UK Coastal

WZ 371/17

241050 UTC Mar 17

​ENGLAND, SOUTH-WEST COAST.
TSS Off Lands End, northbound lane.
Underwater operations in progress by cableship Sovereign in vicinity of 50-06.2N 005-54.1W.
Wide berth requested.

WZ 365/17 231825 UTC Mar 17 ENGLAND, SOUTH-EAST COAST. Goodwin Sands to Sandettie Bank. Underwater operations by Havila Phoenix.

UK Coastal

WZ 365/17

231825 UTC Mar 17

​ENGLAND, SOUTH-EAST COAST.
Goodwin Sands to Sandettie Bank, including both lanes of the Dover Strait TSS.
Underwater operations in progress by M/V Havila Phoenix in vicinity of line joining 51-19N 001-33E and 51-19N 002-01E.
Wide berth requested.

WZ 362/17 231200 UTC Mar 17 IRELAND, EAST COAST. Dundalk Bay. AIS unreliable on Dunany light-buoy .

UK Coastal

WZ 362/17

231200 UTC Mar 17

​IRELAND, EAST COAST.
Dundalk Bay.  Dunany light-buoy 53-53.5N 006-09.5W.
AIS unreliable.

WZ 347/17 200650 UTC Mar 17 ENGLAND, SOUTH COAST. Approaches to Portland and Weymouth. Underwater operations in progress by RNMB Hazard.

UK Coastal

WZ 347/17

200650 UTC Mar 17

ENGLAND, SOUTH COAST.
Approaches to Portland and Weymouth. 
1. Underwater operations in progress by RNMB Hazard within one mile of following two locations:
A) 50-32.0N 002-22.5W and B) 50-34.5N 002-17.4W.   Wide berth requested.
2. Cancel this message 311900 UTC March 17.

 

WZ 339/17 190400 UTC Mar 17 ENGLAND, EAST COAST. Approaches to the Thames Estuary. Shipway. N. Shipwash light-buoy AIS inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 339/17

190400 UTC Mar 17

​ENGLAND, EAST COAST.
Approaches to the Thames Estuary.
Shipway.
N. Shipwash light-buoy, 52-01.7N 001-38.3E, AIS inoperative.

WZ 337/17 181745 UTC Mar 17 GMDSS. VHF DSC service from Fife Ness off air.

UK Coastal

WZ 337/17

181745 UTC Mar 17

​GMDSS.
CGOC Aberdeen.
VHF DSC service from Fife Ness site 56-17N 002-35W off air.

WZ 334/17 181120 UTC Mar 17 ENGLAND, NORTH-WEST COAST. Solway Firth. Light-buoy missing.

UK Coastal

WZ 334/17

181120 UTC Mar 17

​ENGLAND, NORTH-WEST COAST.
Solway Firth. Robin Rigg Windfarm.
1. Special light-buoy 54-46.3N 003-42.1W missing.
2. Cancel WZ 142.

WZ 332/17 180245 UTC Mar 17 ENGLAND EAST COAST. Newarp light-buoy, AIS inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 332/17

180245 UTC Mar 17

​ENGLAND EAST COAST.
Newarp light-buoy 52-48.4N 001-55.7E, AIS inoperative.

WZ 324/17 151625 UTC Mar 17 NORTH SEA. UK SECTOR. Platform 9/13-SPM3, fog horn inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 324/17

151625 UTC Mar 17

​NORTH SEA. UK SECTOR.
Beryl Oil Field.
1. Platform 9/13-SPM3, 59-32.0N 001-33.5E, fog horn inoperative.
2. Cancel WZ 119.

WZ 317/17 141720 UTC Mar 17 ENGLAND, EAST COAST. Aldeburgh Ridge. Depths less than charted.

UK Coastal

WZ 317/17

141720 UTC Mar 17

​ENGLAND, EAST COAST. 
Aldeburgh Ridge.
Depths less than charted between Orford Ness and Aldeburgh. Significant depths as follows:
A) 1.4m reported in 52-05.7N 001-35.8E.
B) 9.9m reported in 52-08.7N 001-38.5E.

WZ 291/17 071620 UTC Mar 17 THAMES ESTUARY. London Array Windfarm. Fog signals on two turbines inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 291/17

071620 UTC Mar 17

THAMES ESTUARY.
London Array Windfarm.
1. Fog signals inoperative on turbines at 51-34.7N 001-27.5E and at 51-41.9N 001-30.0E.
2. Cancel WZ 088.

WZ 278/17 041755 UTC Mar 17 DOVER STRAIT, EASTERN PART. Sandettie Bank Northward. Unexploded ordnance reported.

UK Coastal

WZ 278/17

041755 UTC Mar 17

​DOVER STRAIT, EASTERN PART.
Sandettie Bank Northward.
Unexploded ordnance reported in 51-19.31N 001-56.12E.

WZ 269/17 031140 UTC Mar 17 ENGLAND, EAST COAST. Sheringham Shoal Wind Farm. Turbine fog signals inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 269/17

031140 UTC Mar 17

​ENGLAND, EAST COAST.
Sheringham Shoal Wind Farm.
​1. Turbines A01, 53-10.4N 001-04.8E, A08, 53-07.3N 001-06.8E, K01, 53-08.9N 001-10.9E, and K8, 53-05.9N 001-12.9E,
fog signals inoperative.
2. Cancel WZ 075.

WZ 259/17 011445 UTC Mar 17 IRISH SEA. Approaches to Saint George's Channel, TSS Off Smalls. Special light-buoy, Fl.Y.5s, established.

UK Coastal

WZ 259/17

011445 UTC Mar 17

​IRISH SEA.
Approaches to Saint George's Channel. TSS Off Smalls.
Special light-buoy, Fl.Y.5s, established at 51-50.7N 005-50.2W.

WZ 258/17 011130 UTC Mar 17 SCOTLAND, NORTH-WEST COAST. North Minch. Range of Stoer Head Light reduced to 12 miles.

UK Coastal

WZ 258/17

011130 UTC Mar 17

​SCOTLAND, NORTH-WEST COAST.
North Minch.
1. Stoer Head Light 58-14.4N 005-24.2W.  Range temporarily reduced to 12 miles.
2. Cancel WZ 066.

WZ 255/17 010945 UTC Mar 17 ORKNEY ISLANDS. Gairsay, Skertours light buoy, unlit.

UK Coastal

WZ 255/17

010945 UTC Mar 17

​ORKNEY ISLANDS. 
Gairsay.
Skertours light buoy 59-04.1N 002-56.7W, unlit.

​WZ 245/17 280850 UTC Feb 17 SCOTLAND, EAST COAST. Montrose Bay. Scurdie Ness Light range temporarily reduced to 12 Miles.

UK Coastal

​WZ 245/17

280850 UTC Feb 17

SCOTLAND, EAST COAST.
Montrose Bay.
1. Scurdie Ness Light, 56-42.1N 002-26.2W, range temporarily reduced to 12 Miles.
2. Cancel WZ 059.

​WZ 240/17 261800 UTC Feb 17 SCOTLAND, EAST COAST. Moray Firth. Tarbat Ness Light, range temporarily reduced to 12 Miles.

UK Coastal

​WZ 240/17

261800 UTC Feb 17

SCOTLAND, EAST COAST.
Moray Firth.
1. Tarbat Ness Light, 57-51.9N 003-46.6W, range temporarily reduced to 12 Miles.
2. Cancel WZ 033.

WZ 229/17 241515 UTC Feb 17 SOUTHERN NORTH SEA. North Hinder South TSS. Wreck marked by emergency buoyage.

UK Coastal

WZ 229/17

241515 UTC Feb 17

SOUTHERN NORTH SEA.
North Hinder South TSS.
1. Temporary Exclusion Zone radius 250 metres established around wreck of cargo vessel at 51-40.21N 002-13.55E. 
2. Emergency Wreck Marking light-buoys established 150 metres NE, SE, SW and NW of wreck. The NE light-buoy displays racon morse code D. 
3. M/V Glomar Vantage in attendance. 
4. Cancel WZ 223.

WZ 213/17 211245 UTC Feb 17 WALES, NORTH-WEST COAST. Anglesey. South Stack Light, range temporarily changed to 18 miles.

UK Coastal

WZ 213/17

211245 UTC Feb 17

​WALES, NORTH-WEST COAST. 
Anglesey. 
South Stack Light 53-18.4N 004-42.0W range temporarily changed to 18 miles.

WZ 211/17 210840 UTC Feb 17 SOUTHERN NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR. Saturn gas platform unlit.

UK Coastal

WZ 211/17

210840 UTC Feb 17

​SOUTHERN NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR.
Saturn gas platform 53-43.5N 001-53.9E unlit.

WZ 207/17 201245 UTC Feb 17 GMDSS. CGOC Aberdeen. MF RT service from Greg Ness site off air.

UK Coastal

WZ 207/17

201245 UTC Feb 17

GMDSS.
CGOC Aberdeen.
1. MF RT  service from Greg Ness site 57-07.7N 002-03.2W, off air.
2. Cancel WZ 019.

WZ 199/17 171350 UTC Feb 17 DOVER STRAIT. TSS in the Strait of Dover. Wreck of fishing vessel reported.

UK Coastal

WZ 199/17

171350 UTC Feb 17

​DOVER STRAIT.
TSS in the Strait of Dover.
Wreck of fishing vessel reported in 50-56.4N 001-23.8E.

WZ 186/17 151155 UTC Feb 17 ENGLAND, EAST COAST. Approaches to the Thames Estuary. Uncharted wreck reported.

UK Coastal

WZ 186/17

151155 UTC Feb 17

​ENGLAND, EAST COAST.
Approaches to the Thames Estuary, Orford Ness.
Uncharted wreck, depth 10m, reported in 52-06.1N 001-38.0E.

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