New Zealand radio navigational warnings

View the latest NAVAREA XIV and NZ coastal navigational warnings broadcast to ships in New Zealand waters.

Warnings In-Force at: 142045 UTC JUL 18

NAVAREA XIV warnings

107/18

VITI LEVU – LIGHT CHANGED

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 270410 UTC JUL 18
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 107/18
FIJI – VITI LEVU – SOUTH COAST
SUVA HARBOUR
CHART BA1660
1. SUVA HARBOUR LEADING LIGHT (FRONT) 18-06.56S 178-24.22E CHANGED TO OCCULTING RED 5 SECONDS 40 METRES 15 MILES.
2. SUVA HARBOUR LEADING LIGHT (REAR) 18-05.91S 178-24.34E CHANGED TO OCCULTING RED 5 SECONDS 103 METRES 15 MILES.
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105/18

VITI LEVU – LIGHT RANGE REDUCED

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 260445 UTC JUL 18
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 105/18
VITI LEVU – SOUTH COAST
SUVA HARBOUR CHART BA1660 SUVA HARBOUR WEST REEF SOUTH EAST END LIGHT 18-08.56S 178-23.56E. RANGE REDUCED TO 3 NAUTICAL MILES.
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94/18

MULTIPLE LOCATIONS – SATELLITE MIGRATION

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 050234 UTC JUL 18
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 94/18
PLANNED INMARSAT I-3 TO I-4 MIGRATION IN 2018.
1. THE INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANIZATION (IMO), THE INTERNATIONAL HYDROGRAPHIC ORGANIZATION (IHO), AND THE WORLD METEOROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION (WMO) INFORM THE MARITIME COMMUNITY OF THE PLANNED INMARSAT I-3 TO I-4 SATELLITE MIGRATION IN 2018, AS FOLLOWS:
   A. ATLANTIC OCEAN REGION WEST (AORW) COMPLETED ON 09 MAY.
   B. PACIFIC OCEAN REGION (POR) RESCHEDULED FOR 290600 UTC AUG 18.
   C. ATLANTIC OCEAN REGION EAST (AORE) IN SEP 18.
   D. INDIAN OCEAN REGION (IOR) IN OCT 18.
2. FOR FURTHER DETAILS OF THE SATELLITE MIGRATION PLAN AND NEW SATELLITE FOOTPRINTS CONSULT INMARSAT AT www.inmarsat.com/support/i-3-to-i-4-services-migration.
3. CANCEL NAVAREA XIV WARNING 91/18.
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89/18

VITI LEVU EAST COAST - LIGHT UNLIT

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 020045 UTC JUL 18
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 89/18
VITI LEVU EAST COAST
GAU ISLAND, SIGUMA HARBOUR CHART BA 744 SIGUMA HARBOUR LEADING LIGHT (REAR) 17-56.86S 179-16.35E UNLIT
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45/18

TUVALU - CASUALTIES TO LIGHTS

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 102218 UTC APR 18
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 45/18
SOUTH PACIFIC, TUVALU
FUNAFUTI CHART BA 2983
1. CASUALTIES TO LIGHTS AS FOLLOWS:
A. TE AVA PUA PUA LEADING BEACON 08-33.00S 179-06.73E UNRELIABLE.
B. FUNAMANU ISLAND LIGHT 08-33.95S 179-07.87E UNRELIABLE.
C. FONGAFALE MAIN PORT LIGHT 08-30.11S 179-11.75E UNLIT
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NZ coastal navigational warnings

188/18

RAGLAN - TEMPORARY BUOYS

FM: RCC NEW ZEALAND 312140 UTC JUL 18
COASTAL NAVIGATION WARNING 188/18
AREA RAGLAN
NORTH TARANAKI BIGHT
TEMPORARY MARKER BUOYS ESTABLISHED IN POHOKURA B SAFETY ZONE IN THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:
A. 38-54.72S 174-15.94E
B. 38-58.29S 174-17.31E MARKER BUOYS LESS THAN ONE METRE ABOVE SEA LEVEL. BOTH MARKER BUOYS ARE YELLOW AND LIT.
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The above warnings are not always updated in real time.

Every effort is made to keep the information on this website up-to-date but it is not always possible to add and cancel warnings in real-time. While NAVAREA XIV and New Zealand Coastal Navigational Warnings are made available on this website, Masters/Captains are still required to receive navigational warnings from the appropriate International Maritime Organization (IMO) or World Meteorological Organization (WMO) approved Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) broadcast service i.e. the International SafetyNET system.

Many warnings are of a temporary nature, but others may remain in-force for several weeks and may be superseded by Notices to Mariners.

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