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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: 211710 UTC January 17

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Ref Date Time Group Description
WZ 079/17 211645 UTC Jan 17 ​ENGLAND, NORTH EAST COAST. Blyth Offshore Windfarm. New perimeter buoyage established.

UK Coastal

WZ 079/17

211645 UTC Jan 17

​ENGLAND, NORTH EAST COAST.  Blyth Offshore Windfarm.
New light-buoys established marking the limits of the Blyth Offshore Windfarm development area as follows:
(A) BLYTH D NE, NORTH CARDINAL, VQ in 55-09.2N 001-24.3W.
(B) BLYTH D NW, NORTH CARDINAL, Q in 55-09.2N 001-25.3W.
(C) BLYTH D E,EAST CARDINAL, VQ (3) 5s in 55-07.9N 001-23.4W.
(D) BLYTHE D W, WEST CARDINAL, Q (9) 15s in 55-07.9N 001-24.7W.
(E) BLYTH D SE, SOUTH CARDINAL, VQ (6) + LFl.10s in 55-06.5N 001-23.1W.
(F) BLYTH D SW, SOUTH CARDINAL  Q (6) + LFL.15s in 55-06.5N 001-24.1W.

WZ 076/17 201850 UTC Jan 17 THAMES ESTUARY. London Array Windfarm. Fog signals on turbines in positions inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 076/17

201850 UTC Jan 17

​THAMES ESTUARY.
London Array Windfarm.
1. Fog signals on turbines in positions 51-34.7N 001-27.5E, 51-38.0N 001-24.6E, 51-34.4N 001-34.3E, and 51-41.9N 001-30.0E inoperative. 2. Cancel WZ 1433/16.

WZ 075/17 201345 UTC Jan 17 ENGLAND, EAST COAST. Sheringham Shoal Wind Farm. Turbine fog signals inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 075/17

201345 UTC Jan 17

​ENGLAND, EAST COAST.
Sheringham Shoal Wind Farm.
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.

WZ 074/17 201300 UTC Jan 17 SOUTHERN NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR. Viscount gas platform unlit and fog signal inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 074/17

201300 UTC Jan 17

​SOUTHERN NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR.
Viscount gas platform 53-23.2N 002-09.0E unlit and fog signal inoperative.

NAVAREA I 005/17 201040 UTC Jan 17 NAVAREA I WARNINGS IN FORCE AT 201000 UTC JAN 17.

NAVAREA 1

NAVAREA I 005/17

201040 UTC Jan 17

1. NAVAREA I WARNINGS IN FORCE AT 201000 UTC JAN 17:

2016 SERIES: 214, 234.
2017 SERIES: 004, 005.

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 (234/16 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(at)btconnect.com

2. Cancel NAVAREA I 003/17.

WZ 072/17 191155 UTC Jan 17 SOUTHERN NORTH SEA. South Falls to West Hinder TSS. Underwater operations using submersible, by Havila Phoenix

UK Coastal

WZ 072/17

191155 UTC Jan 17

​SOUTHERN NORTH SEA.
South Falls to West Hinder TSS.
1.Underwater operations, using submersible, by Havila Phoenix, in vicinity of line joining 51-19.3N 002-12.7E and 51-19.3N 001-36.7E. Wide berth requested.
2. Cancel WZ 056.

WZ 066/17 181615 UTC Jan 17 SCOTLAND, NORTH-WEST COAST. North Minch. Range of Stoer Head Light reduced to 12 miles.

UK Coastal

WZ 066/17

181615 UTC Jan 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 1419.

WZ 064/17 181145 UTC Jan 17 DOVER STRAIT TSS. NE bound lane. Fishing gear on seabed.

UK Coastal

WZ 064/17

181145 UTC Jan 17

​DOVER STRAIT TSS. 
NE bound lane.
Fishing gear reported on seabed at 50-23.18N 000-10.91E.

WZ 062/17 171745 UTC Jan 17 SOUTHERN NORTH SEA. North Hinder South TSS. NE bound lane. AIS established at Fairy Ouest light buoy.

UK Coastal

WZ 062/17

171745 UTC Jan 17

​SOUTHERN NORTH SEA. 
North Hinder South TSS.  NE bound lane. 
AIS aid to navigation MMSI 992271127, established at Fairy Ouest light-buoy 51-23.9N 002-09.3E.

​WZ 059/17 171525 UTC Jan 17 SCOTLAND, EAST COAST. Montrose Bay. Scurdie Ness Light range temporarily reduced to 12 Miles.

UK Coastal

​WZ 059/17

171525 UTC Jan 17

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

WZ 055/17 162300 UTC Jan 17 NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR. Audrey Gas Field. Platform, unlit.

UK Coastal

WZ 055/17

162300 UTC Jan 17

​​NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR.
Audrey Gas Field.
Platform 48/15B-PXW, 53-34.1N 001-58.3E, unlit.

WZ 053/17 162035 UTC Jan 17 SOUTHERN NORTH SEA. North Hinder South TSS. Temporary Exclusion Zone and Emergency Wreck Marking Light-buoys established at Wreck.

UK Coastal

WZ 053/17

162035 UTC Jan 17

​SOUTHERN NORTH SEA.
North Hinder South TSS.
1. Temporary Exclusion Zone radius 250 metres established around the wreck of cargo vessel Fluvius Tamar reported 51-40.21N 002-13.55E. 
2. Vessels are prohibited from entering the zone without permission from CGOC Dover.
3. Emergency Wreck Marking light-buoys established 150m North-east, South-east, North-west and South-west of wreck.
4. NE light-buoy displaying racon morse code D.
5. Trinity House Vessel Patricia/Alert in attendance.
6. Cancel WZ 045.

NAVAREA I 004/17 160500 UTC Jan 17 RIGLIST. Correct at 160500 UTC JAN 17.

NAVAREA 1

NAVAREA I 004/17

160500 UTC Jan 17

​1. RIGLIST. Correct at 160500 UTC JAN 17.

         Southern North Sea: 51N to 55N
         52-05.4N 003-58.6E   Paragon Prospector 1
         53-03.2N 002-11.3E   Seafox 4 ACP Leman Gas Field 
         53-14.0N 003-14.5E   590021
         53-14.9N 002-17.8E   Ensco 92 ACP Europa EZ
         53-15.3N 000-52.0E   Atlantic Amsterdam ACP Race Bank Wind Farm
         53-32.0N 002-15.3E   GMS Endurance 6101 ACP Viking Gas Field
         53-58.0N 004-27.6E   Ensco 122
         54-03.3N 001-02.1E   Rowan Gorilla 7 ACP Ravenspurn North Gas Field
         54-04.1N 000-54.7E   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 BWH
         54-51.2N 004-41.8E   Ensco 101 ACP F3-B

         North Sea: 55N to 60N, East of 5W
         55-28.8N 005-06.6E   Ensco 71 ACP Dan Oil Field
         55-34.7N 004-45.6E   Maersk Resilient ACP Gorm Oil Field 
         55-38.4N 004-53.1E   Noble Sam Turner ACP Tyra Gas Field
         55-43.3N 004-48.0E   Maersk Guardian ACP Tyra Gas Field
         55-46.1N 004-38.9E   Seafox 5 ACP Roar Gas Field
         55-52.9N 004-14.0E   Ensco 121 alongside platform u/c  
         56-22.6N 003-15.5E   Maersk Innovator ACP Eldfisk Oil Field
         56-31.2N 003-13.3E   Rowan Gorilla 6 ACP Ekofisk Oil Field
         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
         58-02.0N 000-43.7E   Sedco 712
         58-18.1N 001-42.4W   Blackford Dolphin
         58-34.3N 001-41.8E   Maersk Integrator ACP Gina Krog u/c
         58-46.1N 002-46.9E   Deepsea Atlantic
         58-50.1N 001-11.5E   Wilphoenix 
         58-50.6N 002-14.9E   Rowan Viking ACP Edvard Grieg u/c
         58-55.3N 002-11.8E   Maersk Interceptor ACP Ivar Aasen u/c
         59-20.3N 001-36.4E   Ocean Valiant
         59-29.7N 001-57.9E   Transocean Arctic
         59-35.4N 001-03.4E   Noble Lloyd Noble ACP u/c Mariner Oil Field
         59-53.9N 001-16.9E   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
NEW 60-44.2N 002-29.5W   Floatel Victory ACP u/c Clair Ridge Oil Field
         60-46.2N 003-36.1E   COSL Promoter
         60-49.8N 003-34.2E   Songa Equinox
         61-02.3N 002-20.3E   West Elara ACP Kvitebjorn Gas Field
         61-16.6N 002-07.1E   Bideford Dolphin
         61-40.1N 001-22.2E   Paul B Loyd Jr
         64-15.7N 007-13.4E   Scarabeo 5

         South and West Coasts of the British Isles.
         53-37.9N 003-10.6W  Irish Sea Pioneer ACP Hamilton Gas Field
        
NOTES:
A. Rigs are protected by a 500 metre safety zone.
B. Abbreviations: 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 Navarea I 002/17.

​WZ 033/17 121545 UTC Jan 17 SCOTLAND, EAST COAST. Moray Firth. Tarbat Ness Light, range temporarily reduced to 12 Miles.

UK Coastal

​WZ 033/17

121545 UTC Jan 17

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

WZ 030/17 111600 UTC Jan 17 IRELAND, EAST COAST. Wicklow Harbour. East Pier Light, unreliable.

UK Coastal

WZ 030/17

111600 UTC Jan 17

​IRELAND, EAST COAST.
Wicklow Harbour.
East Pier Light, 52-59.0N, 006-02.7W, unreliable.

WZ 021/17 091300 UTC Jan 17 ENGLAND, NORTH-WEST COAST. Liverpool Bay. Obstruction reported.

UK Coastal

WZ 021/17

091300 UTC Jan 17

​ENGLAND, NORTH-WEST COAST. 
Liverpool Bay. 
1. Obstruction reported 53-26.93N 003-24.70W.
2. Cancel WZ 1373.

WZ 019/17 090800 UTC Jan 17 GMDSS. CGOC Aberdeen. MF RT service from Greg Ness site off air.

UK Coastal

WZ 019/17

090800 UTC Jan 17

GMDSS.
CGOC Aberdeen.
1. MF RT service from Greg Ness site, 57-07.7N 002-03.2W, off air.
2. Cancel WZ 1377.

WZ 018/17 081755 UTC Jan 17 SHETLAND ISLANDS. Inner Voder light-buoy. AIS inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 018/17

081755 UTC Jan 17

​SHETLAND ISLANDS.
Mainland, east coast.
Stepping Stones.
Inner Voder light-buoy 60-16.4N 001-05.1W.  AIS inoperative.

WZ 011/17 061200 UTC Jan 17 IRISH SEA. Isle of Man. Maughold Head Light. Range reduced.

UK Coastal

WZ 011/17

061200 UTC Jan 17

IRISH SEA.
Isle of Man.
1. Maughold Head light 54-17.7N 004-18.6W, temporarily changed to 12 miles.
2. Cancel WZ 1367 (OA22).

WZ 009/17 060810 UTC Jan 17 NORTH CHANNEL. Survey operations in progress.

UK Coastal

WZ 009/17

060810 UTC Jan 17

IRISH SEA.
NORTH CHANNEL.
Survey operations, using submersibles, in progress by m/v Icebeam and m/v Seabeam within sea area bounded by 54-48.6N 005-03.0W, 54-43.3N 005-16.9W, 54-56.8N 005-38.0W and 55-03.1N 005-21.0W.
Wide berths requested.

WZ 007/17 051225 UTC Jan 17 GMDSS. CGOC Shetland. VHF R/T service from Wideford Hill unreliable.

UK Coastal

WZ 007/17

051225 UTC Jan 17

​GMDSS.
CGOC Shetland.
VHF R/T service from Wideford Hill site, 58-59.3N 003-01.5W, unreliable.

WZ 1492/16 281610 UTC Dec 16 ENGLAND, SOUTH COAST. Approaches to Portland and Weymouth. Moored exercise mine.

UK Coastal

WZ 1492/16

281610 UTC Dec 16

​ENGLAND, SOUTH COAST.
Approaches to Portland and Weymouth.
1. Moored exercise mine, depth 7m, in 50-35.96N 002-21.75W.
2. Cancel WZ 1333.

WZ 1487/16 261345 UTC Dec 16 ​SCOTLAND EAST COAST. Jacky platform fog horn inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 1487/16

261345 UTC Dec 16

​​SCOTLAND EAST COAST.
Moray Firth.
Jacky Oil Field.
1. Jacky platform, 58-11.0N 002-58.8W, fog horn inoperative.
2. Cancel WZ 1321.

WZ 1485/16 260800 UTC Dec 16 GMDSS. CGOC Stornoway. VHF services from Torasay site off air.

UK Coastal

WZ 1485/16

260800 UTC Dec 16

​GMDSS.
CGOC Stornoway. 
VHF R/T and DSC services from Torasay site 56-26N 005-44W off air.

WZ 1482/16 241635 UTC Dec 16 ENGLAND, NORTH-WEST COAST. Solway Firth. Light-buoy missing.

UK Coastal

WZ 1482/16

241635 UTC Dec 16

​ENGLAND, NORTH-WEST COAST.
Solway Firth. Robin Rigg Windfarm.
1. Special light-buoy 54-46.3N 003-42.1W missing.
2. Cancel WZ 1318.

WZ 1470/16 211700 UTC Dec 16 NORTH SEA. UK SECTOR. Platform 9/13-SPM3, fog horn inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 1470/16

211700 UTC Dec 16

​NORTH SEA. UK SECTOR.
Beryl Oil Field.
1. Platform 9/13-SPM3, 59-32.0N 001-33.5E, fog horn inoperative.
2. Cancel WZ 1308.

WZ 1465/16 200950 UTC Dec 16 SCOTLAND, EAST COAST. Approaches to Aberdeen. Anchors lost.

UK Coastal

WZ 1465/16

200950 UTC Dec 16

​SCOTLAND, EAST COAST.
Approaches to Aberdeen.
1. 2 tonne Anchor and 3 shackles cable lost in vicinity 57-11.7N 002-01.6W.
2. 3 tonne anchor lost in vicinity 57-10.7N 002-02.3W.
3. Cancel WZ 1298.

WZ 1462/16 191130 UTC Dec 16 NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR. Dogger Bank southward. Caister platform unlit and fog signal inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 1462/16

191130 UTC Dec 16

​NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR.
Dogger Bank southward.
Caister gas platform 54-12.2N 002-27.1E  unlit and fog signal inoperative.

​NAVAREA I 234/16 180530 UTC Dec 16 ENGLAND, EAST COAST. perimeter buoyage permanently discontinued.

NAVAREA 1

​NAVAREA I 234/16

180530 UTC Dec 16

ENGLAND, EAST COAST.  Lynn Windfarm. Chart BA 108.
Following Lynn Windfarm perimeter buoyage permanently discontinued:
N buoy 53-09.1N 000-27.5E,
S buoy 53-07.2N 000-28.9E,
SW buoy 53-07.2N 000-25.2E,
W buoy 53-08.2N 000-25.3E and NW buoy 53-09.1N 000-25.3E.

WZ 1456/16 171305 UTC Dec 16 SOUTHERN NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR. Swarte Bank. Vampire platform, unlit and all navaids inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 1456/16

171305 UTC Dec 16

​SOUTHERN NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR. 
Swarte Bank.
Vampire platform, 53-28.0N 002-02.6E, unlit and all navaids inoperative.

WZ 1440/16 112215 UTC Dec 16 NORTHERN NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR. Brent Oil Field. Platform 211/29-D, all navaids inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 1440/16

112215 UTC Dec 16

​NORTHERN NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR.
Brent Oil Field.
Platform 211/29-D, 61-07.9N 001-44.2E, all navaids inoperative.

WZ 1433/16 091850 UTC Dec 16 THAMES ESTUARY. London Array Windfarm. Fog signals on turbines inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 1433/16

091850 UTC Dec 16

​THAMES ESTUARY.
London Array Windfarm.
Fog signals on turbines in positions 51-34.7N 001-27.5E, 51-38.0N 001-24.6E, 51-34.4N 001-34.3E, and 51-41.9N 001-30.0E inoperative.

NAVAREA I 214/16 021620 UTC Nov 16 NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR. Frigg Field westwards. Safety Zone established.

NAVAREA 1

NAVAREA I 214/16

021620 UTC Nov 16

​NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR.
Frigg Field westwards.
Chart BA 294.
Safety Zone radius 500 metres established, centred at 59-56.53N 001-15.45E.

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Ref Date Time Group Description
NAVAREA I 005/17 201040 UTC Jan 17 NAVAREA I WARNINGS IN FORCE AT 201000 UTC JAN 17.

NAVAREA 1

NAVAREA I 005/17

201040 UTC Jan 17

1. NAVAREA I WARNINGS IN FORCE AT 201000 UTC JAN 17:

2016 SERIES: 214, 234.
2017 SERIES: 004, 005.

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 (234/16 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(at)btconnect.com

2. Cancel NAVAREA I 003/17.

NAVAREA I 004/17 160500 UTC Jan 17 RIGLIST. Correct at 160500 UTC JAN 17.

NAVAREA 1

NAVAREA I 004/17

160500 UTC Jan 17

​1. RIGLIST. Correct at 160500 UTC JAN 17.

         Southern North Sea: 51N to 55N
         52-05.4N 003-58.6E   Paragon Prospector 1
         53-03.2N 002-11.3E   Seafox 4 ACP Leman Gas Field 
         53-14.0N 003-14.5E   590021
         53-14.9N 002-17.8E   Ensco 92 ACP Europa EZ
         53-15.3N 000-52.0E   Atlantic Amsterdam ACP Race Bank Wind Farm
         53-32.0N 002-15.3E   GMS Endurance 6101 ACP Viking Gas Field
         53-58.0N 004-27.6E   Ensco 122
         54-03.3N 001-02.1E   Rowan Gorilla 7 ACP Ravenspurn North Gas Field
         54-04.1N 000-54.7E   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 BWH
         54-51.2N 004-41.8E   Ensco 101 ACP F3-B

         North Sea: 55N to 60N, East of 5W
         55-28.8N 005-06.6E   Ensco 71 ACP Dan Oil Field
         55-34.7N 004-45.6E   Maersk Resilient ACP Gorm Oil Field 
         55-38.4N 004-53.1E   Noble Sam Turner ACP Tyra Gas Field
         55-43.3N 004-48.0E   Maersk Guardian ACP Tyra Gas Field
         55-46.1N 004-38.9E   Seafox 5 ACP Roar Gas Field
         55-52.9N 004-14.0E   Ensco 121 alongside platform u/c  
         56-22.6N 003-15.5E   Maersk Innovator ACP Eldfisk Oil Field
         56-31.2N 003-13.3E   Rowan Gorilla 6 ACP Ekofisk Oil Field
         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
         58-02.0N 000-43.7E   Sedco 712
         58-18.1N 001-42.4W   Blackford Dolphin
         58-34.3N 001-41.8E   Maersk Integrator ACP Gina Krog u/c
         58-46.1N 002-46.9E   Deepsea Atlantic
         58-50.1N 001-11.5E   Wilphoenix 
         58-50.6N 002-14.9E   Rowan Viking ACP Edvard Grieg u/c
         58-55.3N 002-11.8E   Maersk Interceptor ACP Ivar Aasen u/c
         59-20.3N 001-36.4E   Ocean Valiant
         59-29.7N 001-57.9E   Transocean Arctic
         59-35.4N 001-03.4E   Noble Lloyd Noble ACP u/c Mariner Oil Field
         59-53.9N 001-16.9E   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
NEW 60-44.2N 002-29.5W   Floatel Victory ACP u/c Clair Ridge Oil Field
         60-46.2N 003-36.1E   COSL Promoter
         60-49.8N 003-34.2E   Songa Equinox
         61-02.3N 002-20.3E   West Elara ACP Kvitebjorn Gas Field
         61-16.6N 002-07.1E   Bideford Dolphin
         61-40.1N 001-22.2E   Paul B Loyd Jr
         64-15.7N 007-13.4E   Scarabeo 5

         South and West Coasts of the British Isles.
         53-37.9N 003-10.6W  Irish Sea Pioneer ACP Hamilton Gas Field
        
NOTES:
A. Rigs are protected by a 500 metre safety zone.
B. Abbreviations: 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 Navarea I 002/17.

​NAVAREA I 234/16 180530 UTC Dec 16 ENGLAND, EAST COAST. perimeter buoyage permanently discontinued.

NAVAREA 1

​NAVAREA I 234/16

180530 UTC Dec 16

ENGLAND, EAST COAST.  Lynn Windfarm. Chart BA 108.
Following Lynn Windfarm perimeter buoyage permanently discontinued:
N buoy 53-09.1N 000-27.5E,
S buoy 53-07.2N 000-28.9E,
SW buoy 53-07.2N 000-25.2E,
W buoy 53-08.2N 000-25.3E and NW buoy 53-09.1N 000-25.3E.

NAVAREA I 214/16 021620 UTC Nov 16 NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR. Frigg Field westwards. Safety Zone established.

NAVAREA 1

NAVAREA I 214/16

021620 UTC Nov 16

​NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR.
Frigg Field westwards.
Chart BA 294.
Safety Zone radius 500 metres established, centred at 59-56.53N 001-15.45E.

Ref Date Time Group Description
WZ 079/17 211645 UTC Jan 17 ​ENGLAND, NORTH EAST COAST. Blyth Offshore Windfarm. New perimeter buoyage established.

UK Coastal

WZ 079/17

211645 UTC Jan 17

​ENGLAND, NORTH EAST COAST.  Blyth Offshore Windfarm.
New light-buoys established marking the limits of the Blyth Offshore Windfarm development area as follows:
(A) BLYTH D NE, NORTH CARDINAL, VQ in 55-09.2N 001-24.3W.
(B) BLYTH D NW, NORTH CARDINAL, Q in 55-09.2N 001-25.3W.
(C) BLYTH D E,EAST CARDINAL, VQ (3) 5s in 55-07.9N 001-23.4W.
(D) BLYTHE D W, WEST CARDINAL, Q (9) 15s in 55-07.9N 001-24.7W.
(E) BLYTH D SE, SOUTH CARDINAL, VQ (6) + LFl.10s in 55-06.5N 001-23.1W.
(F) BLYTH D SW, SOUTH CARDINAL  Q (6) + LFL.15s in 55-06.5N 001-24.1W.

WZ 076/17 201850 UTC Jan 17 THAMES ESTUARY. London Array Windfarm. Fog signals on turbines in positions inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 076/17

201850 UTC Jan 17

​THAMES ESTUARY.
London Array Windfarm.
1. Fog signals on turbines in positions 51-34.7N 001-27.5E, 51-38.0N 001-24.6E, 51-34.4N 001-34.3E, and 51-41.9N 001-30.0E inoperative. 2. Cancel WZ 1433/16.

WZ 075/17 201345 UTC Jan 17 ENGLAND, EAST COAST. Sheringham Shoal Wind Farm. Turbine fog signals inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 075/17

201345 UTC Jan 17

​ENGLAND, EAST COAST.
Sheringham Shoal Wind Farm.
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.

WZ 074/17 201300 UTC Jan 17 SOUTHERN NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR. Viscount gas platform unlit and fog signal inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 074/17

201300 UTC Jan 17

​SOUTHERN NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR.
Viscount gas platform 53-23.2N 002-09.0E unlit and fog signal inoperative.

WZ 072/17 191155 UTC Jan 17 SOUTHERN NORTH SEA. South Falls to West Hinder TSS. Underwater operations using submersible, by Havila Phoenix

UK Coastal

WZ 072/17

191155 UTC Jan 17

​SOUTHERN NORTH SEA.
South Falls to West Hinder TSS.
1.Underwater operations, using submersible, by Havila Phoenix, in vicinity of line joining 51-19.3N 002-12.7E and 51-19.3N 001-36.7E. Wide berth requested.
2. Cancel WZ 056.

WZ 066/17 181615 UTC Jan 17 SCOTLAND, NORTH-WEST COAST. North Minch. Range of Stoer Head Light reduced to 12 miles.

UK Coastal

WZ 066/17

181615 UTC Jan 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 1419.

WZ 064/17 181145 UTC Jan 17 DOVER STRAIT TSS. NE bound lane. Fishing gear on seabed.

UK Coastal

WZ 064/17

181145 UTC Jan 17

​DOVER STRAIT TSS. 
NE bound lane.
Fishing gear reported on seabed at 50-23.18N 000-10.91E.

WZ 062/17 171745 UTC Jan 17 SOUTHERN NORTH SEA. North Hinder South TSS. NE bound lane. AIS established at Fairy Ouest light buoy.

UK Coastal

WZ 062/17

171745 UTC Jan 17

​SOUTHERN NORTH SEA. 
North Hinder South TSS.  NE bound lane. 
AIS aid to navigation MMSI 992271127, established at Fairy Ouest light-buoy 51-23.9N 002-09.3E.

​WZ 059/17 171525 UTC Jan 17 SCOTLAND, EAST COAST. Montrose Bay. Scurdie Ness Light range temporarily reduced to 12 Miles.

UK Coastal

​WZ 059/17

171525 UTC Jan 17

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

WZ 055/17 162300 UTC Jan 17 NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR. Audrey Gas Field. Platform, unlit.

UK Coastal

WZ 055/17

162300 UTC Jan 17

​​NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR.
Audrey Gas Field.
Platform 48/15B-PXW, 53-34.1N 001-58.3E, unlit.

WZ 053/17 162035 UTC Jan 17 SOUTHERN NORTH SEA. North Hinder South TSS. Temporary Exclusion Zone and Emergency Wreck Marking Light-buoys established at Wreck.

UK Coastal

WZ 053/17

162035 UTC Jan 17

​SOUTHERN NORTH SEA.
North Hinder South TSS.
1. Temporary Exclusion Zone radius 250 metres established around the wreck of cargo vessel Fluvius Tamar reported 51-40.21N 002-13.55E. 
2. Vessels are prohibited from entering the zone without permission from CGOC Dover.
3. Emergency Wreck Marking light-buoys established 150m North-east, South-east, North-west and South-west of wreck.
4. NE light-buoy displaying racon morse code D.
5. Trinity House Vessel Patricia/Alert in attendance.
6. Cancel WZ 045.

​WZ 033/17 121545 UTC Jan 17 SCOTLAND, EAST COAST. Moray Firth. Tarbat Ness Light, range temporarily reduced to 12 Miles.

UK Coastal

​WZ 033/17

121545 UTC Jan 17

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

WZ 030/17 111600 UTC Jan 17 IRELAND, EAST COAST. Wicklow Harbour. East Pier Light, unreliable.

UK Coastal

WZ 030/17

111600 UTC Jan 17

​IRELAND, EAST COAST.
Wicklow Harbour.
East Pier Light, 52-59.0N, 006-02.7W, unreliable.

WZ 021/17 091300 UTC Jan 17 ENGLAND, NORTH-WEST COAST. Liverpool Bay. Obstruction reported.

UK Coastal

WZ 021/17

091300 UTC Jan 17

​ENGLAND, NORTH-WEST COAST. 
Liverpool Bay. 
1. Obstruction reported 53-26.93N 003-24.70W.
2. Cancel WZ 1373.

WZ 019/17 090800 UTC Jan 17 GMDSS. CGOC Aberdeen. MF RT service from Greg Ness site off air.

UK Coastal

WZ 019/17

090800 UTC Jan 17

GMDSS.
CGOC Aberdeen.
1. MF RT service from Greg Ness site, 57-07.7N 002-03.2W, off air.
2. Cancel WZ 1377.

WZ 018/17 081755 UTC Jan 17 SHETLAND ISLANDS. Inner Voder light-buoy. AIS inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 018/17

081755 UTC Jan 17

​SHETLAND ISLANDS.
Mainland, east coast.
Stepping Stones.
Inner Voder light-buoy 60-16.4N 001-05.1W.  AIS inoperative.

WZ 011/17 061200 UTC Jan 17 IRISH SEA. Isle of Man. Maughold Head Light. Range reduced.

UK Coastal

WZ 011/17

061200 UTC Jan 17

IRISH SEA.
Isle of Man.
1. Maughold Head light 54-17.7N 004-18.6W, temporarily changed to 12 miles.
2. Cancel WZ 1367 (OA22).

WZ 009/17 060810 UTC Jan 17 NORTH CHANNEL. Survey operations in progress.

UK Coastal

WZ 009/17

060810 UTC Jan 17

IRISH SEA.
NORTH CHANNEL.
Survey operations, using submersibles, in progress by m/v Icebeam and m/v Seabeam within sea area bounded by 54-48.6N 005-03.0W, 54-43.3N 005-16.9W, 54-56.8N 005-38.0W and 55-03.1N 005-21.0W.
Wide berths requested.

WZ 007/17 051225 UTC Jan 17 GMDSS. CGOC Shetland. VHF R/T service from Wideford Hill unreliable.

UK Coastal

WZ 007/17

051225 UTC Jan 17

​GMDSS.
CGOC Shetland.
VHF R/T service from Wideford Hill site, 58-59.3N 003-01.5W, unreliable.

WZ 1492/16 281610 UTC Dec 16 ENGLAND, SOUTH COAST. Approaches to Portland and Weymouth. Moored exercise mine.

UK Coastal

WZ 1492/16

281610 UTC Dec 16

​ENGLAND, SOUTH COAST.
Approaches to Portland and Weymouth.
1. Moored exercise mine, depth 7m, in 50-35.96N 002-21.75W.
2. Cancel WZ 1333.

WZ 1487/16 261345 UTC Dec 16 ​SCOTLAND EAST COAST. Jacky platform fog horn inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 1487/16

261345 UTC Dec 16

​​SCOTLAND EAST COAST.
Moray Firth.
Jacky Oil Field.
1. Jacky platform, 58-11.0N 002-58.8W, fog horn inoperative.
2. Cancel WZ 1321.

WZ 1485/16 260800 UTC Dec 16 GMDSS. CGOC Stornoway. VHF services from Torasay site off air.

UK Coastal

WZ 1485/16

260800 UTC Dec 16

​GMDSS.
CGOC Stornoway. 
VHF R/T and DSC services from Torasay site 56-26N 005-44W off air.

WZ 1482/16 241635 UTC Dec 16 ENGLAND, NORTH-WEST COAST. Solway Firth. Light-buoy missing.

UK Coastal

WZ 1482/16

241635 UTC Dec 16

​ENGLAND, NORTH-WEST COAST.
Solway Firth. Robin Rigg Windfarm.
1. Special light-buoy 54-46.3N 003-42.1W missing.
2. Cancel WZ 1318.

WZ 1470/16 211700 UTC Dec 16 NORTH SEA. UK SECTOR. Platform 9/13-SPM3, fog horn inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 1470/16

211700 UTC Dec 16

​NORTH SEA. UK SECTOR.
Beryl Oil Field.
1. Platform 9/13-SPM3, 59-32.0N 001-33.5E, fog horn inoperative.
2. Cancel WZ 1308.

WZ 1465/16 200950 UTC Dec 16 SCOTLAND, EAST COAST. Approaches to Aberdeen. Anchors lost.

UK Coastal

WZ 1465/16

200950 UTC Dec 16

​SCOTLAND, EAST COAST.
Approaches to Aberdeen.
1. 2 tonne Anchor and 3 shackles cable lost in vicinity 57-11.7N 002-01.6W.
2. 3 tonne anchor lost in vicinity 57-10.7N 002-02.3W.
3. Cancel WZ 1298.

WZ 1462/16 191130 UTC Dec 16 NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR. Dogger Bank southward. Caister platform unlit and fog signal inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 1462/16

191130 UTC Dec 16

​NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR.
Dogger Bank southward.
Caister gas platform 54-12.2N 002-27.1E  unlit and fog signal inoperative.

WZ 1456/16 171305 UTC Dec 16 SOUTHERN NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR. Swarte Bank. Vampire platform, unlit and all navaids inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 1456/16

171305 UTC Dec 16

​SOUTHERN NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR. 
Swarte Bank.
Vampire platform, 53-28.0N 002-02.6E, unlit and all navaids inoperative.

WZ 1440/16 112215 UTC Dec 16 NORTHERN NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR. Brent Oil Field. Platform 211/29-D, all navaids inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 1440/16

112215 UTC Dec 16

​NORTHERN NORTH SEA, UK SECTOR.
Brent Oil Field.
Platform 211/29-D, 61-07.9N 001-44.2E, all navaids inoperative.

WZ 1433/16 091850 UTC Dec 16 THAMES ESTUARY. London Array Windfarm. Fog signals on turbines inoperative.

UK Coastal

WZ 1433/16

091850 UTC Dec 16

​THAMES ESTUARY.
London Array Windfarm.
Fog signals on turbines in positions 51-34.7N 001-27.5E, 51-38.0N 001-24.6E, 51-34.4N 001-34.3E, and 51-41.9N 001-30.0E inoperative.

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