The following navigation warning is published for general information.
Australia – Victoria
LNW No.5 of 2023
Gippsland Ports Navigation Warning
Lower Lake No.5 Beacon damaged
DATE: Tuesday 5th September 2023
Mariners are advised that the Mallacoota Inlet Lower Lake No.5 Beacon (Fl.G.6s) formerly in position;
Lat. 37° 32.917’ S
Lon. 149° 45.677’ E Datum WGS84
Has been damaged and the light extinguished.
Gippsland Ports shall replace the beacon with a temporary lit Starboard Lateral Mark Buoy as soon as possible.
The beacon is laying on the bottom in approximately 1.8m water depth (LAT) and will be retrieved by divers.
Further details can be obtained from Gippsland Ports Harbour Master on 0427 610 025
Gippsland Ports Waterways Online available at
A further Notice will be issued
Capt. Bevis Hayward