Notice to Navigators: Pacific Rivers

NOTICE TO MARINERS
PACIFIC NW BASIN

LNM 05-22

 

SECTION I - SPECIAL NOTICES

This section contains information of special concern to the Marine

 

WASHINGTON – PUGET SOUND – SEATTLE TO BREMERTON – EAGLE HARBOR – Dive operations

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will conduct diving operations in Eagle Harbor on Wednesday, 02 Mar 2022. Divers will inspect the sediment containment cap near the four anchor buoys in locations:

  • Buoy 1: 47-37-24.999N, 122-30-15.998W
  • Buoy 2: 47-37-23.998N, 122-30-01.998W
  • Buoy 3: 47-37-02.999N, 122-30-15.000W
  • Buoy 4: 47-37-02.999N, 122-30-25.998W

Operations will occur from 0900 to 1600 on 02 Mar 22. The EPA R/V Monitor will be onscene and monitoring VHF-FM channels 13, 16 and 22A. Additionally, the vessel may be reached via cellular phone at (206) 947-8638. Monitor will display Alpha and Diver down flags when any diving is in progress. Mariners are requested to minimize wake and stand off at least 200 yards from diving operations. For additional information, contact Brent Richmond at Richmond.brent@epa.gov or 360-871-8711.

SECTION V - ADVANCE NOTICES

This section contains advance notice of approved projects, changes to aids to navigation, or upcoming temporary changes such as dredging, etc. Mariners are advised to use caution while transiting these areas.

 

WASHINGTON – WILLAPA BAY – Construction of fixed Aids to Navigation

  • The U.S. Coast Guard is rebuilding the wooden and damaged aids to navigation in Willapa Bay during the winter of 2021. The following aids to navigation are being rebuilt:
  • Willapa Bay Entrance Light 11 (LLNR 15205), being rebuilt at 46-43-07.216N 124-02-25.872W (WGS84)
  • Willapa River Channel Light 56 (LLNR 15380), being rebuilt at 46-40-39.562N 123-46-48.572W (WGS84)
  • South Willapa Bay Light 3 (LLNR 15400), being rebuilt at 46-41-21.901N 124-00-58.860W (WGS84) and changing to Willapa River Junction Light (LLNR 15210), showing a Red Light flashing twice then once every 6 seconds (Fl R (2+1) 6s) with a range of 4 NM and displaying red and green triangular dayboards.
  • Stanley Point Junction Daybeacon (LLNR 15485), rebuilt at 46-27-40.341N 123-56-14.743W (WGS84) will change to Stanley Point Junction Light (LLNR 15485) showing a Red Light flashing twice then once every 6 seconds (Fl R (2+1) 6s) with a range of 4 NM and displaying red and green triangular dayboards.

The following aids to navigation have been rebuilt:

  • Willapa River Channel Light 59 (LLNR 15385) rebuilt at 46-40-45.530N 123-45-57.681W (WGS84)
  • South Willapa Bay Daybeacon 8 (LLNR 15415), rebuilt at 46-35-42.431N 123-58-53.484W (WGS84)
  • Nahcotta Channel Daybeacon 11 (LLNR 15425), rebuilt at 46-33-44.918N 123-57-39.321W (WGS84)
  • Nahcotta Channel Daybeacon 12 (LLNR 15430), rebuilt at 46-32-45.638N 123-59-09.751W (WGS84)
  • Long Island Junction Light (LLNR 15435), rebuilt at 46-32-09.564N 123-58-35.489W (WGS84)
  • Nahcotta Channel Daybeacon 13 (LLNR 154440, rebuilt at 46-30-39.899N 124-00-20.082W (WGS84)
  • Nahcotta Mooring Basin Light 2 (LLNR 15445), being rebuilt at 46-30-05.844N 124-01-25.796W (WGS84)
  • Stanley Channel Daybeacon 2 (LLNR 15475), rebuilt at 46-31-11.371N 123-58-34.646W (WGS84)
  • Stanley Channel Light 4 (LLNR 15480), rebuilt at 46-29-01.814N 123-57-55.284W (WGS84)
  • Stanley Point Junction Daybeacon (LLNR 15485), rebuilt at 46-27-40.341N 123-56-14.743W (WGS84
  • Nemah River Channel Entrance Daybeacon 1 (LLNR 15490), rebuilt at 46-34-44.738N 123-57-06.465W (WGS84)
  • Bay Center Channel Light 11 (LLNR 15515), rebuilt at 46-38-53.664N 123-57-05.526W (WGS84)
  • Palix River Channel Light 15 (LLNR 15525) rebuilt at 46-37-53.926N 123-56-36.602W (WGS84)

Mariners are encouraged to share comments on the performance and operation of these aids to navigation. All comments should be sent to the email address D13-SMB-D13-LNM@uscg.mil. Any discrepancy for these or other Aids to Navigation should continue to be reported to US Coast Guard Sector Columbia River.

 

SECTION VII - GENERAL

This section contains information of general concern to the Mariners. Mariners are advised to use caution while transiting these areas.

 

SUMMARY OF BRIDGE LIGHTING DISCREPANCIES AND CORRECTIONS

The summary of Bridge Lighting Discrepancies and Corrections is listed as Enclosure (1) of this Local Notice to Mariners.

 

SUMMARY OF DREDGING OPERATIONS

The summary of Dredging Operations is listed as Enclosure (2) of this Local Notice to Mariners.

 

SUMMARY OF MARINE EVENTS

The summary of Marine Events is listed as Enclosure (3) of this Local Notice to Mariners.