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Notices to Mariners (NtM) from the Crouch Harbour Authourity

NtM no.26 of 2018 - Tuesday 21st August 2018

Burnham Sailing Regatta 2018

Mariners are advised that there was a typing error in Notice to Mariners No 25 of 2018. The correct dates for when the Burnham Sailing Regatta will take place are:

between Saturday 25th August 2018~Saturday 1st September 2018.

Read more about Burnham Sailing Regatta 2018…   

NtM no.25 of 2018 - Tuesday 21st August 2018

Burnham Sailing Regatta 2018

Burnham Sailing Regatta 2018 will take place between
Sunday 26th August 2018 ~ Saturday 1st September 2018.

Read more about Burnham Sailing Regatta 2018…   

NtM no.24 of 2018 - Tuesday 7th August 2018

River Crouch – Burnham Sailing Club Pontoon

The vessel “Jumbo” will be working on the Burnham Sailing Club pontoon over the period 9th-14th August 2018 to lay additional piles.

Read more about River Crouch – Burnham Sailing Club Pontoon…   

NtM no.23 of 2018 - Tuesday 31st July 2018

River Crouch – Outer Crouch No 4 Light Buoy

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that the Outer Crouch No 4 Light Buoy in position:
51˚ 37.951’N
000˚ 58.000’E
is operational and exhibiting the correct light pattern.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 22 OF 2018 IS HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no.22 of 2018 - Thursday 26th July 2018

River Crouch – Outer Crouch No 4 Light Buoy

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that the Outer Crouch No 4 Light Buoy in position:
51˚ 37.951’N
000˚ 58.000’E
has been reported unlit.

NtM no.21 of 2018 - Wednesday 25th July 2018

River Crouch – Repair of Sea Defences

INFORMATION
Mariners are advised that Jackson Hyder will be carrying out embankment repair works on behalf of the Environment Agency at Creeksea and Malyons along a 1.43 km section of the River Crouch. (Please see download of map)
The works will be completed two hours either side of high water and are expected to commence on the 1st August 2018, weather permitting.

Read more about River Crouch – Repair of Sea Defences…   

NtM no.20 of 2018 - Friday 20th July 2018

River Crouch – Burnham Fairway

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that Fairway No 9 Light Buoy in position:
51˚ 37.320’N
000˚ 48.870’E
is back on station.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 19 OF 2018 IS HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no.19 of 2018 - Thursday 19th July 2018

River Crouch – Burnham Fairway

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that Fairway No 9 Light Buoy in position:
51˚ 37.320’N
000˚ 48.870’E
is off station. It is hoped to be replaced within the next 48 hours.

NtM no.18 of 2018 - Monday 16th July 2018

River Crouch – Upper Reaches Obstruction

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that the abandoned anchor thought previously to have been attached to a mooring buoy in approximate position:
51˚ 37.793’N
000˚ 36.316’E
has now been re-laid and no longer poses a hazard to navigation.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 15 OF 2018 IS HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no.17 of 2018 - Thursday 12th July 2018

River Crouch - Swallowtail No 4 Light Buoy

Mariners are advised that the Swallowtail No 4 Light Buoy in position:
51˚ 40.519 N
001˚ 03.487 E
is re-established.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 10 OF 2018 IS HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no.16 of 2018 - Thursday 12th July 2018

Lighted Beacon Wakering Yacht Club Pontoon - River Roach

Mariners are advised that the lighted beacon ‘2 fixed reds’ on the end of Wakering Yacht Club’s pontoon in approximate position:
51˚ 34.656 N
000˚ 43.702 E
is re-established.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 14 of 2018 IS HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no.15 of 2018 - Monday 9th July 2018

River Crouch – Upper Reaches Obstruction

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised of the sighting of an abandoned anchor thought previously to have been attached to a mooring buoy in approximate position:
51˚ 37.793 N
000˚ 36.316 E

Read more about River Crouch – Upper Reaches Obstruction   

NtM no.14 of 2018 - Wednesday 4th July 2018

Lighted Beacon Wakering Yacht Club Pontoon - River Roach

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that the lighted beacon ‘2 fixed reds’ on the end of Wakering Yacht Club’s pontoon in approximate position:
51˚ 34.656 N
000˚ 43.702 E
is currently unlit due to maintenance work being carried out on the pontoon.
Work is expected to last approximately one week and we will advise when the lights are re-established.

NtM no.13 of 2018 - Wednesday 20th June 2018

CHA Annual Buoy Maintenance

The CHA’s annual maintenance/inspection of navigation buoys is due to commence on Monday 25th June 2018.

Read more about CHA Annual Buoy Maintenance…   

NtM no.12 of 2018 - Tuesday 5th June 2018

Pinto Lighted Buoy

NAVIGATION
River Crouch
Mariners are advised that the Pinto Lighted Buoy in position:
51˚37.081 N
000˚52.609 E
Ground tackle now overhauled.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 9 OF 2018 IS HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no.11 of 2018 - Monday 21st May 2018

INFORMATION

Mariners are courteously reminded of Rule 9 [Narrow Channels] of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea 1972 [COLREGS]

Read more about INFORMATION…   

NtM no.10 of 2018 - Thursday 17th May 2018

Swallowtail No 4 Light Buoy

NAVIGATION
River Crouch
Mariners are advised that the Swallowtail No 4 Light Buoy in position:
51˚40.519 N
001˚03.487 E
is currently unlit.

NtM no.9 of 2018 - Tuesday 15th May 2018

Pinto Lighted Buoy - River Crouch

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that the Pinto Lighted Buoy in position:
51˚37.081 N
000˚52.609 E
has been observed to be laying low in the water in and around the high water period.
Mariners are requested to give the buoy a wide berth and pass its chartered position at a safe distance until further notice.

NtM no.8 of 2018 - Monday 30th April 2018

Dredging Operations

INFORMATION
Please be advised that Burnham Yacht Harbour Marina Ltd have now completed their Maintenance Dredging Operations in the approach to and within Burnham Yacht Harbour, Burnham on Crouch, Essex.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 42 OF 2017 IS HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no.7 of 2018 - Friday 27th April 2018

Training Exercise – River Crouch

INFORMATION
Mariners are advised that a training exercise involving the Rochford Fire Brigade, RNLI and CHA will take place tomorrow Saturday 28th April 2018 at approximately 12:00 hours in the Burnham Fairway between Buoys No 11 and 13 in the vicinity of Essex Marina.

Read more about Training Exercise – River Crouch…   

NtM no.6 of 2018 - Tuesday 17th April 2018

Burnham Sailing Club Pontoon – River Crouch

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that the Burnham Sailing Club Pontoon has now been fully repaired and is back on station.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 2 OF 2018 IS HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no.5 of 2018 - Friday 6th April 2018

Dredging Operations

INFORMATION
Please be advised that Essex Marina have now completed their Maintenance Dredging Operations in the approach to and within Essex Marina, Wallasea Island, Essex.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 43 OF 2017 IS HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no.4 of 2018 - Monday 19th February 2018

Whitaker No 8 Port Hand Light Buoy

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that the Whitaker No 8 Port Hand Light Buoy in position:
51˚39.351 N
001˚02.000 E
is back in operation.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 3 OF 2018 IS HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no.3 of 2018 - Monday 29th January 2018

Whitaker No 8 Port Hand Light Buoy - River Crouch

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that the Whitaker No 8 Port Hand Light Buoy in position:
51˚39.351 N
001˚02.000 E
is currently unlit.

NtM no.2 of 2018 - Thursday 18th January 2018

Severe Damage Caused to Burnham Sailing Club’s Pontoon – River Crouch

SAFETY / NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that the Burnham Sailing Club Pontoon has been severely damaged in the strong winds and is not to be used under any circumstances.
Efforts are being made to secure all plastic components as the wind gradually eases.
Mariners are kindly requested to keep a sharp look out and to notify the Harbour Authority if any components are seen floating in the river.

NtM no.1 of 2018 - Tuesday 2nd January 2018

Notice to Mariners Remaining in Force as at 1st January 2018

Notice to Mariners Remaining in Force as at 1st January 2018.

Read more about Notice to Mariners in Force as at 1st January 2018…   

NtM no.43 of 2017 - Thursday 28th December 2017

Dredging Operations

Essex Marina will be undertaking Maintenance Dredging Operations in the approach to and within Essex Marina, Wallasea Island, Essex, between the 2nd January 2018 and 28th February 2018.

Read more about Essex Marina Dredging…   

NtM no.42 of 2017 - Monday 18th December 2017

Dredging Operations

Burnham Yacht Harbour Marina Ltd will be undertaking Maintenance Dredging Operations in the approach to and within Burnham Yacht Harbour between 21st December 2017 and 31st May 2018.

Read more about Dredging Operations…   

NtM no.41 of 2017 - Monday 4th December 2017

Power Cables – River Roach, Paglesham Creek

Mariners are advised that the power cables crossing Paglesham Creek (to the south of Wallasea Island) centered on an approximate position of:
051˚ 36.83’N
000˚ 47.92’E
are reported to be ‘sagging’.

Read more about Power Cables – River Roach, Paglesham Creek…   

NtM no.40 of 2017 - Tuesday 10th October 2017

Oyster Dredge Survey

Due to weather conditions Kent and Essex IFCA were unable to conduct the proposed survey of native oysters scheduled for the 18th and 19th September 2017.

Read more about Oyster Dredge Survey…   

NtM no.39 of 2017 - Monday 25th September 2017

Potton Bridge Survey Work

NAVIGATION
QinetiQ are intending to carry out inspection work to Potton Bridge on 4th and 5th October 2017 between 08:00hrs and 18:00hrs. The work will involve a temporary platform being lowered beneath the bridge.

Read more about Potton Bridge Survey Work…   

NtM no.38 of 2017 - Tuesday 19th September 2017

Raysand Middle Unlighted Buoy - River Crouch District

NAVIGATION
Raysand Middle Unlighted Buoy - River Crouch District
Mariners are advised that the Raysand Middle Unlighted Buoy is off station and missing.

Read more about Raysand Middle Unlighted Buoy - River Crouch District…   

NtM no.37 of 2017 - Wednesday 13th September 2017

Oyster Dredge Survey

INFORMATION
Kent and Essex IFCA are intending to conduct a dredge survey of native oysters in the rivers Blackwater, Colne and Crouch. The survey operations which will be carried out in the mouth of the River Crouch, just off Foulness are scheduled for the 18th September and 19th September 2017.

Read more about Oyster Dredge Survey   

NtM no. 35 of 2015 - Wednesday 30th August 2017

River Crouch – Firework Display

Notice is hereby given that on Saturday 2nd September 2017 as a culmination to Burnham’s 125th Sailing Regatta a Firework Display will take place

Read more about River Crouch – Firework Display…   

NtM no.34 of 2017 - Friday 25th August 2017

Inner Whitaker Southerly Cardinal Light Buoy

Mariners are advised that the Top Mark on the Inner Whitaker Southerly Cardinal Light Buoy has now been replaced

Read more about Inner Whitaker   

NtM 33 of 2017 - Friday 25th August 2017

Maintenance of Channel Marker Buoys at Stow Creek

Mariners are advised that all the channel marker buoys have been removed from Stow Creek for annual maintenance and it is hoped they will be back on station within 2 weeks.

Read more about Maintenance of Channel Marker Buoys   

NtM no.32 of 2017 - Thursday 20th July 2017

River Crouch – Yellow Special Mark Buoy at Entrance to Burnham Yacht Harbour

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that the Yellow Special Mark Buoy at the entrance to the Burnham Yacht Harbour in approximate position:
51˚37.498N
000˚48.221E
is now back on station.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 31 OF 2017 IS HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no.31 of 2017 - Thursday 6th July 2017

River Crouch – Yellow Special Mark Buoy at Entrance to Burnham Yacht Harbour

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that weather permitting the Yellow Special Mark Buoy at the entrance to the Burnham Yacht Harbour in approximate position:
51˚37.498N
000˚48.221E
is due to be serviced next week and maybe off station or unlit for a few days.

NtM no.30 of 2017 - Tuesday 4th July 2017

River Crouch – No Wash Zone Buoys Established at Essex Marina

Mariners are advised that the light characteristics on the two new No Wash Zone Buoys adjacent to Essex Marina in positions

Click here to see the positions & characteristics   

NtM no.29 of 2017 - Wednesday 28th June 2017

River Crouch – Inner Whitaker Southerly Cardinal Light Buoy

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that the Inner Whitaker Southerly Cardinal Light Buoy in position:
51˚40.757’N
001˚08.400’E
is missing its Top Mark.

NtM no.28 of 2017 - Wednesday 28th June 2017

River Crouch - Burnham Fairway No 11 Light Buoy

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that the Burnham Fairway No 11 Light Buoy in position:
51˚37.430’N
000˚48.400’E
is back on station.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 27 OF 2017 IS HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no.27 of 2017 - Tuesday 27th June 2017

River Crouch - Burnham Fairway No 11 Light Buoy

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that the Burnham Fairway No 11 Light Buoy in position:
51˚37.430’N
000˚48.400’E
is off station.

NtM no.26 of 2017 - Friday 9th June 2017

River Crouch - No Wash Zone Buoys Established - Essex Marina

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised of the deployment of 2 special lit ‘NO WASH ZONE’ buoys at the Eastern and Western ends of Essex Marina. Both buoys are positioned clear of the main fairway.

Please click here to see the positions and characteristics of the No Wash Zone Buoys   

NtM no.25 of 2017 - Monday 15th May 2017

Swallowtail No 4 Light Buoy – River Crouch

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that the Swallowtail No 4 Light Buoy in position:
51˚40.519’N
001˚03.487’E
is back on station.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 20 OF 2017 IS HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no.24 of 2017 - Friday 12th May 2017

Burnham Sailing Club Pontoon

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that the Burnham Sailing Club Pontoon has now been fully repaired and is back on station.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 9 OF 2017 IS HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no.23 of 2017 - Friday 12th May 2017

River Crouch - Rice & Cole Pontoon Annual Maintenance Complete

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that maintenance is now complete and the Rice & Cole Pontoon in approx. position:
51˚ 37.34 N
000˚ 49.55 E
is back on station.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 3 OF 2017 IS HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no.22 of 2017 - Monday 8th May 2017

Dredging Operations

Please be advised that Essex Marina have now completed their Maintenance Dredging Operations in the approach to and within Essex Marina, Wallasea Island, Essex for 2017.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 1 OF 2017 IS HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no.21 of 2017 - Monday 8th May 2017

Fishing Pot Markers - River Crouch

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised of the existence of fishing pot markers in the vicinity of Buxey Edge and Swallowtail 2, 3 and 4 Buoys some of which are marked using flags, radar reflectors and lights.
Please ensure that you keep a sharp look out at all times but particularly after dusk and before dawn when navigating in this area.

NtM no.20 of 2017 - Monday 8th May 2017

Swallowtail No 4 Light Buoy – River Crouch

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that the Swallowtail No 4 Light Buoy in position:
51˚ 40.519’N
001˚ 03.487’E
is off station.

NtM no.19 of 2017 - Friday 5th May 2017

Dredging Operations

NAVIGATION
Please be advised that Burnham Yacht Harbour Marina Ltd have now completed their Maintenance Dredging Operations in the approach to and within Burnham Yacht Harbour, Burnham on Crouch, Essex for 2017.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 36 OF 2016 IS HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no.18 of 2017 - Tuesday 18th April 2017

Essex Marina – Excessive Wash

Following reports (including photographic and video evidence) of vessels passing Essex Marina creating unacceptable and inconsiderate amounts of wash over the Easter bank holiday weekend.

Read more about Essex Marina – Excessive Wash   

NtM 17. of 2017 - Wednesday 22nd March 2017

Admiralty Chart No 1975

We have received a report that the Obsn 2 on the Southern edge of the Buxey Sands North of the BUXEY EDGE Light Buoy (in position Lat. 51˚ 40. 659’ N Long. 001˚03.487’ E) has moved slightly to the South East to a new position of:

Lat. 51˚ 40. 924’ N
Long. 001˚03.660’ E

Read more about Obstruction   

NtM no.16 of 2017 - Monday 13th March 2017

River Crouch – Burnham Fairway Buoys

Mariners are advised that the shape characteristic of the Burnham Fairway Buoys No’s 3, 5 & 7 have been altered from green conicals to green pillar buoys.

Position and lights remain unchanged as follows:   

NtM no.15 of 2017 - Friday 3rd March 2017

Kent and Essex IFCA Survey of Native Oysters

INFORMATION
Kent and Essex IFCA are intending to conduct a dredge survey of native oysters in the rivers Blackwater, Colne, Crouch and Roach between 06th March and17th March 2017.

Read more about Survey of Native Oysters   

NtM no.14 of 2017 - Wednesday 1st March 2017

Wallasea Jetty Turning Circle Buoys

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that the Turning Circle Yellow Special Mark Pillar Buoys have now been permanently withdrawn.

Click here to see the positions of the Wallasea Jetty Turning Circle Buoys   

NtM no.13 of 2017 - Wednesday 1st March 2017

Essex Estuaries SAC Benthic Grab Survey 2017

Mariners are advised that Natural England will be carrying out a benthic habitat survey between 6th -10th March 2017 within the Essex Estuaries SAC.

Read more about Essex Estuaries Sac Benthic Grab Survey 2017   

NtM no.12 of 2017 - Tuesday 28th February 2017

River Crouch Approaches - Swallowtail West Light Buoy

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that the Swallowtail West - Westerly Cardinal Light Buoy in position:
51º 40.043’ N
001º 02.661’ E
has been re-established.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 5 OF 2017 IS HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no.11 of 2017 - Monday 27th February 2017

8m Section of Mooring Pontoon Missing from Essex Marina, River Crouch

SAFETY & NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that the 8m section of mooring pontoon missing from Essex Marina has now been recovered and returned to Essex Marina.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 10 OF 2017 IS HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no.10 of 2017 - Friday 24th February 2017

8m Section of Mooring Pontoon Missing from Essex Marina, River Crouch

SAFETY & NAVIGATION
Essex Marina has reported an 8m section of mooring pontoon missing following yesterday’s gales (no vessel’s attached).
Despite a search carried out by the Crouch Harbour Authority the pontoon has not been located.
Mariners are therefore advised to keep a sharp look out and report any sighting to Essex Marina on 01702 258531

NtM no.9 of 2017 - Thursday 23rd February 2017

Severe Damage Caused to Burnham Sailing Club’s Pontoon

SAFETY
Mariners are advised that Burnham Sailing Club's Pontoon has been severely damaged and is not to be used under any circumstances.

Read more about Damage to Burnham Sailing Club’s Pontoon   

NtM no.8 of 2017 - Thursday 16th February 2017

River Roach – Unlit Buoys

NAVIGATION
Mariners are advised that the lights on the following buoys have now been re-established:

Barling No 2 – Port Hand Buoy in position
51º 35.120’ N
000º 47.194’ W

Paglesham Fairway No 3 - Starboard Hand Buoy in position
51º 35.300’ N
000º 48.500’ E

NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 7 OF 2017 IS HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no. 7 of 2017 - Tuesday 7th February 2017

Correction – River Roach – Unlit Buoys

Mariners are advised that the following light buoys are at present unlit:

Barling No 2 - Port Hand Buoy in position
51º 35.120’ N
001º47.194’ W

Paglesham Fairway No 3 - Starboard Hand Buoy in position
51º 35.300’ N
001º48.500’ E

Read more about Correction – River Roach – Unlit Buoys…   

NtM no.5 of 2017 - Monday 23rd January 2017

River Crouch Approaches - Swallowtail West Light Buoy

Mariners are advised that the Swallowtail West - Westerly Cardinal Light Buoy in position:
51º 40.043’ N
001º 02.661’ E
is off station.

NtM no.4 of 2017 - Friday 13th January 2017

Admiralty Chart Addition No 3750 Rivers Crouch & Roach

Mariners are advised of the following misprint on the latest Admiralty Chart Addition No 3750 Rivers Crouch & Roach:
Burnham Fairway No 1 Buoy has been misprinted as Fl G 6S
Please note that the actual sequence is QG
The publishers have been advised and will be issuing a correction.

NtM no.3 of 2017 - Friday 6th January 2017

River Crouch - Rice & Cole Pontoon Annual Maintenance

Mariners are advised that the Rice & Cole Pontoon in approx. position:
51º 37.34 N
000º 49.55 E
is off station for annual maintenance.
Vessels navigating in the vicinity are advised to keep a sharp lookout for unlit piles.

NtM no.2 of 2017 - Friday 6th January 2017

NOTICE TO MARINERS REMAINING IN FORCE AS AT 1st JANUARY 2017

Please be advised that the following Notice to Mariners remain in force:
No: 20 of 2014
No: 2 of 2015
No: 9 of 2016
No: 18 of 2016
No: 25 of 2016
No: 35 of 2016
No: 36 of 2016
No: 1 of 2017
All other Notices to Mariners are hereby cancelled.

NtM no.1 of 2017 - Tuesday 3rd January 2017

Dredging Operations

NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 37 OF 2016 IS HEREBY CANCELLED
Please be advised that Essex Marina will be undertaking Maintenance Dredging Operations in the approach to and within Essex Marina, Wallasea Island, Essex, between the 4th January 2017 and 31st March 2017.

Read more about Dredging Operations at Essex Marina   

NtM no.37 of 2016 - Friday 23rd December 2016

Dredging Operations

Essex Marina will be undertaking Maintenance Dredging Operations in the approach to and within Essex Marina, Wallasea Island, Essex, between the 4th January 2017 and 31st March 2017.

Read more about Dredging Operations at Essex Marina   

NtM no.36 of 2016 - Friday 9th December 2016

Dredging Operations

Burnham Yacht Harbour Marina Ltd will be undertaking Maintenance Dredging Operations in the approach to and within Burnham Yacht Harbour, Burnham on Crouch, Essex, between 15th December 2016 and 31st May 2017.

Read more about Dredging Operations at Burnham Yacht Harbour Marina   

NtM no.35 of 2016 - Friday 4th November 2016

River Roach - Paglesham Boatyard

Mariners are reminded that the Paglesham Boatyard Pontoon is privately owned and not available for vessels to moor on.
The slipway and afloat moorings are also closed to visitors until further notice.

NtM no.34 of 2016 - Monday 19th September 2016

Foulness Firing Range

From Monday 19 to Friday 30 September 2016, QinetiQ will be carrying out activities at the Shoeburyness Range on behalf of the MOD, which will be after dusk and which may be visible in the vicinity of the Thames Estuary.

Read more about Foulness Firing Range   

NtM no.33 of 2016 - Wednesday 24th August 2016

Installation of Turncole Wind Farm

Mariners are advised that the river works in the vicinity of Holliwell Point in association with the Turncole Wind Farm are now complete.
The spud barge GPS HAPPY and connecting anchors have now been removed.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO’S 27 & 30 OF 2016 ARE HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no.32 of 2016 - Monday 15th August 2016

River Crouch - Unmarked Exposed Anchor

River Crouch
Mariners are advised that the unmarked exposed anchor that was in close proximity to the Woodham Ferrers Water Ski Club pontoon in Brandy Hole has now been secured and the mooring has been reestablished.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 31OF 2016 CANCELLED

NtM no.31 of 2016 - Thursday 11th August 2016

River Crouch - Unmarked Exposed Anchor

Mariners are advised that an unmarked exposed anchor in close proximity to the Woodham Ferrers Water Ski Club pontoon in Brandy Hole may pose a hazard to small craft. The anchor may or may not be attached to the pontoon.
Mariners are advised to take due care whilst navigating in this area.

NtM no.30 of 2016 - Tuesday 26th July 2016

Installation of Turncole Wind Farm

Reference Notice to Mariners No 27 of 2016
Two vessels have been into the river and successfully discharged their cargo three further vessels are to follow.

Read more about Installation of Turncole Wind Farm   

NtM no.29 of 2016 - Wednesday 6th July 2016

Black Edge No 1. Light Buoy - River Roach

Mariners are advised that the Black Edge No 1. Light Buoy in position:
51º 35.230 N
000 º 48.190 E
is back on station.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 28 OF 2016 IS HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no.28 of 2016 - Monday 4th July 2016

Black Edge No 1. Light Buoy - River Roach

Mariners are advised that the Black Edge No 1. Light Buoy in position:
51º 35.230 N
000 º 48.190 E
is currently off station.

NtM no.27 of 2016 - Thursday 30th June 2016

Installation of Turncole Wind Farm

Please Take Notice that components for the Turncole Wind Farm will be imported from Denmark into the River Crouch by Ships of up to 88m in length. The duration of the operation is expected to be approximately 2/3 weeks starting around 14th July 2016 (to be confirmed)

Read more about Installation of Turncole Wind Farm   

NtM no.26 of 2016 - Wednesday 29th June 2016

South Woodham Ferrers Yacht Club Regatta - River Crouch

Mariners are to be aware that the SWFYC Regatta Weekend will be taking place on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd July 2016.

Read more about South Woodham Ferrers Yacht Club Regatta   

NtM no.25 of 2016 - Thursday 2nd June 2016

Paglesham Reach, River Roach

Mariners are advised to keep to the buoyed channel when passing through Paglesham Reach, River Roach until advised otherwise due to an issue with 'yacht mooring risers'

NtM no.24 of 2016 - Wednesday 1st June 2016

River Crouch – Diving Operations, Baltic Wharf

Mariners are advised that diving operations are now completed at Baltic Wharf.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 20 OF 2016 IS HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no.23 of 2016 - Friday 27th May 2016

Buxey Edge Light Buoy - River Crouch

Mariners are advised that the sign is now back on the Buxey Edge, Starboard Hand Green Pillar Light Buoy in position:
51˚ 40.659’N
001˚ 03.487’E
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 16 OF 2016 IS HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no.22 of 2016 - Friday 27th May 2016

River Crouch - Swallowtail No 4 Light Buoy

Mariners are advised that the Swallowtail No 4 Light Buoy in position:
51˚ 40.519’N
001˚ 03.487’E
is back on station
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 14 OF 2016 IS HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no.21 of 2016 - Thursday 26th May 2016

River Crouch, Dredging Operations

Please be advised that Burnham Yacht Harbour Marina Ltd have now completed their Maintenance Dredging Operations in the approach to and within Burnham Yacht Harbour, Burnham on Crouch, Essex.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 38 OF 2015 IS HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no.20 of 2016 - Wednesday 25th May 2016

River Crouch – Diving Operations, Baltic Wharf

Mariners are advised that diving operations for inspection purposes will be taking place at Baltic Wharf over the next 7 days.

Read more about River Crouch – Diving Operations, Baltic Wharf   

NtM no.19 of 2016 - Tuesday 17th May 2016

River Crouch – Outer Crouch No 4 Light Buoy

Mariners are advised that the Outer Crouch No 4 Light Buoy in position:
51˚ 37.951 ’N
000˚ 58.000 ‘E
Light reestablished.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 17 OF 2016 IS HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no.18 of 2016 - Wednesday 11th May 2016

New Buoys Established – Potton Creek, River Roach

Mariners are advised that the following new buoys have now been established in Potton Creek, River Roach

Read more about New Buoys Established – Potton Creek   

NtM no.17 of 2016 - Wednesday 11th May 2016

River Crouch - Outer Crouch No 4 Light Buoy

Mariners are advised that the Outer Crouch No 4 Light Buoy in position:
51˚ 37.951 'N
000˚ 58.000 'E
is currently unlit.

NtM no.16 of 2016 - Tuesday 10th May 2016

River Crouch - Buxey Edge Light Buoy

Mariners are advised that the sign on the Buxey Edge, Starboard Hand Green Pillar Light Buoy in position:
51˚40.659’N
001˚03.487’E
is temporarily missing.

NtM no.15 of 2016 - Monday 25th April 2016

CHA Annual Buoy Maintenance

The CHA’s annual maintenance/inspection of navigation buoys is due to commence on Monday 25th April 2016.

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NtM no.14 of 2016 - Wednesday 20th April 2016

River Crouch - Swallowtail No 4 Light Buoy

Mariners are advised that the Swallowtail No 4 Light Buoy in position:
51˚40.519’N
001˚03.487’E
is currently off station.

NtM no.13 of 2016 - Wednesday 6th April 2016

Oyster Nursery Farm – Devils Reach, River Roach

Mariners are advised that the works to install cages at the newly positioned Oyster Nursery Farm in Devils Reach have now been completed.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 12 OF 2016 IS HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no.12 of 2016 - Monday 4th April 2016

Oyster Nursery Farm – Devils Reach, River Roach

Mariners are advised that work will be taking place to install cages at the newly positioned Oyster Nursery Farm in Devils Reach. The work is expected to take up to 5 days.
If you require further information please contact the Harbour Office.

NtM no.11 of 2016 - Monday 14th March 2016

River Crouch – Fairway No 7 Light Buoy

Mariners are advised that Fairway No 7 Green Conical Light Buoy Fl QG in position:
051˚ 37.240’N
000˚ 49.250’E
has now been re-established.
NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 8 OF 2016 IS HEREBY CANCELLED

NtM no.10 of 2016 - Tuesday 8th March 2016

Survey of Oyster Populations – River Crouch

Mariners are advised that the Kent and Essex IFCA will be carrying out dredge surveys of native oysters in the outer areas of the Crouch between the 7th – 9th March and 21st – 23rd March 2016.
The surveys will be conducted from the Kent and Essex IFCA vessel, FPV Tamesis and will be listening on VHF Channel 16.

NtM no.9 of 2016 - Friday 4th March 2016

Fairway Buoys – Paglesham Reach, River Roach

Please be advised that Fairway Buoys No 1, 2 and 4 Paglesham Reach, River Roach have been moved to new positions. Buoy and light characteristics remain unchanged.

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NtM no.8 of 2016 - Friday 4th March 2016

River Crouch – Fairway No 7 Light Buoy

Mariners are advised that due to unforeseen circumstances it has been necessary to remove Fairway No 7 Green Conical Light Buoy for essential repairs.

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NtM no.7 of 2016 - Tuesday 16th February 2016

River Crouch - Inner Whitaker Light Buoy

NOTICE TO MARINERS NO 6 OF 2016 IS HEREBY CANCELLED
Mariners are advised that the Inner Whitaker Light Buoy, Southerly Cardinal in position:
51˚ 40.757’N
001˚ 08.400’E
Light reestablished.

NtM no.6 of 2016 - Thursday 11th February 2016

River Crouch - Inner Whitaker Light Buoy

Mariners are advised that the Inner Whitaker Light Buoy, Southerly Cardinal in position:
51˚40.757’N
001˚08.400’E
is currently unlit.