Local Notices New England June 2007

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This information is taken from the 1st Coast Guard District’s Local Notice to Mariners alerting boaters to navigational changes or hazards. The list here is not an official Coast Guard statement but edited excerpts from recent notices. The notices also are available online at www.navcen.uscg.gov .

This information is taken from the 1st Coast Guard District’s Local Notice to Mariners alerting boaters to navigational changes or hazards. The list here is not an official Coast Guard statement but edited excerpts from recent notices. The notices also are available online at www.navcen.uscg.gov .

REVISED NAUTICAL CHARTS

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has updated the following nautical charts:

• chart 13205, 38th ed. — Block Island Sound and Approaches;

• chart 13279, 32nd ed. — IpswichBay to GloucesterHarbor, RockportHarbor;

• chart 13292, 38th ed. — PortlandHarbor and Vicinity;

• chart 13237, 40th ed. — Nantucket Sound and Approaches;

• chart 12323, 24th ed. — Sea Girt to Little Egg;

• chart 13267, 33rd ed. — Massachusetts Bay, North River;

• chart 13281, 18th ed. — GloucesterHarbor and AnnisquamRiver.

The new editions are available through NOAA sales agents. A free list of authorized sales agents is available by contacting the National Ocean Service, Distribution Division (N/ACC3), 6501 Lafayette Ave., Riverdale, Md.20737.

CAPENEDDICKHARBOR TO ISLES OF SHOALS, PORTSMOUTH HARBOR, ME. and N.H.

The Coast Guard was scheduled to make the following changes to this waterway in March. Change the nominal range indicated using light emitting diode lanterns:

• WoodIsland lighted buoy 2 (LL 8315) from a nominal range of 4 nm to 3nm,

• Goat Island lighted buoy 9 (LL 8370) from a nominal range of 5 nm to 4nm,

• South Beacon Shoal lighted buoy 11 (LL 8385) from a nominal range of 4 nm to 3nm. (NOAA chart 13283)

CASCO BAY, HUSSEY SOUND, MAINE

The Coast Guard was scheduled to make the following changes to this waterway in March. Change the nominal range as indicated using Light Emitting Diode lanterns:

• Hussey Sound Approach lighted buoy 2 (LL 7110), nominal range from 4 nm to 3 nm,

• Hussey Sound lighted gong buoy 3 (LL 7115), nominal range from 5 nm to 4 nm,

• Hussey Sound lighted buoy 4 (LL 7120), nominal range from 4 nm to 3 nm,

• Hussey Sound lighted buoy 6 (LL 7130), nominal range from 4 nm to 3 nm,

• Hussey Sound lighted bell buoy 7 (LL 7135), nominal range from 5 nm to 4 nm,

• Hussey Sound lighted bell buoy 10 (LL 7150), nominal range from 4 nm to 3 nm,

• Hussey Sound lighted buoy 11 (LL 7155), nominal range from 4 nm to 3 nm,

• Hussey Sound lighted buoy 14 (LL 7165), nominal range from 4 nm to 3 nm. (NOAA charts 13288, 13290, 13292)

PORTLAND HARBOR, MAINE

The Coast Guard was scheduled to make the following changes to this waterway in March. Change the nominal range indicated using light emitting diode lanterns:

• Portland Harbor Anchorage lighted buoy A (LL 7645), nominal range from 5 nm to 3 nm,

• Portland Harbor Anchorage lighted buoy B (LL 7665), nominal range from 5 nm to 3 nm,

• FortGorgesIsland Ledge lighted buoy 4 (LL 7685), nominal range from 4 nm to 3 nm,

• Dredged Channel lighted buoy 5 (LL 7685), nominal range from 5 nm to 4 nm.

(NOAA chart 13292)