Local Navigation Warning
Port of Corner Inlet and Port Albert
Location: Kate Kearney inner entrance
DATE: 16 April 2018
DETAILS: Mariners are advised that, due to changes in channel configuration, the unlit South Cardinal Buoy in the inner entrance of Kate Kearney Entrance Channel is no longer reliable and has been withdrawn from service.
The former position of the buoy was; Lat. 38° 41.227’ S
- Lon. 146° 45.060’ E Datum WGS 84
Mariners are advised that the channels in the vicinity of the Kate Kearney Entrance are unreliable in terms of both location and available depth and may at times be subjected to swell strong currents and wind affected sea states which can raise risk levels.
Accordingly Mariners are advised to take extra precaution when navigating this area.
Further Information is available from Gippsland Ports on 0427610025.