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MILITARY EXERCISE IN THE VICINITY OF BROWNDOWN POINT 6 - 21 JUNE 2024

03/06/2024

King’s Harbour Master Portsmouth

LNTM 65/24

1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the King’s Harbour Master Portsmouth that a military exercise will be conducted in the vicinity of Browndown Point, in the Dockyard Port of Portsmouth (by day and night) between 6 June and 21 June 2024. 

2. The military exercise 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

3. This area will also be marked by 2 x Yellow buoys to seaward displaying a Yellow light - flash 1 every 4 seconds.

4. From 6 to 21 June 2024 a temporary Exclusion Zone will be established in this area. 

5. During the exercise the area will be in constant use, with large semi-submerged objects, a towed flexible barge system, and other Army support vessels with in 300m of Browndown beach. Diving operations will also be during day light hours.

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

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

7. 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.

8. Cancel this Local Notice to Mariners on 23 June 24.

 

Monday 03 Jun 2024

G W BISHOP
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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