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MILITARY TRAINING IN THE VICINITY OF BROWNDOWN POINT TUE 13 – FRI 16 FEBRUARY 2024

12/02/2024

King’s Harbour Master Portsmouth

LNTM 32/24

1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the King’s Harbour Master Portsmouth that military training will be conducted in the vicinity of Browndown Point in the Dockyard Port of Portsmouth (by day and night) throughout the period 13 – 16 February 2024. 

2. The military training will be conducted within a box bounded by the following positions:

P1: 50°47.27N 001°11.03W
P2: 50°47.20N 001°10.46W
P3: 50°46.78N 001°10.56W
P4: 50°47.03N 001°11.46W

For the duration of the exercise period (AM Day 13 – PM Day 16 Feb), a temporary Exclusion Zone is established in this area and all water users are to keep clear of this area. The area will be in constant use. Overnight, landing craft will operating several in the area. Beach approach lanes will be marked with cyalumes.

Exclusion Zone off Browndown Beach (Chart not to be used for navigation)

3. All vessels will display the correct day shapes and lights and will be monitoring VHF Channels 11 and 12.

4. This training will involve:

Landing Craft Movement both day and night between anchored shipping and the Beach.
Helicopter/rotary wing operations both day and night between all shipping and the beach.
Small inflatable boat operations both day and night between ships and beach.
Expending blank ammunition and explosive charges both day and night on land only.

5. All mariners are to keep clear of the area. KHM can be contacted on VHF Ch 11 or by telephoning 023 9272 3694 for updates.

6. Cancel this Local Notice to Mariners on 17 Feb 24.

 

Monday 12 Feb 2024

N J RANDALL
King's Harbour Master

Owners, Agents, Charterers, Marinas, Yacht Clubs and Recreational Sailing Organisations should ensure that the contents of this Notice are made known to the masters or persons in charge of their vessels or craft.

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