Local Notices to Mariners – Long Island Sound

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This information is taken from the First 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.mil .

This information is taken from the First 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.mil .

NEW YORKHARBOR,

MAIL CHANNEL, N.Y.

The Coast Guard was scheduled to make the following change to aids to navigation in this waterway in February:

• change Craven Shoal lighted gong buoy 21 (LL 34920) to Ambrose Channel lighted gong buoy 21. (LLNR 34920) (NOAA charts 12327, 12402)

NEW YORKHARBOR, UPPERBAY, BAYONNE TERMINAL CHANNEL, N.Y and N.J.

The Coast Guard was scheduled to make the following changes in January 2008:

• change Bayonne Terminal Channel lighted buoy 2 (LL 37103), red, flashing red 2.5 seconds, 4 NM to a nominal range of 3 NM,

• change Bayonne Terminal Channel lighted buoy 4 (LL 37105), red, flashing red 4 seconds, 4 NM to a nominal range of 3 NM.

(NOAA charts 12324, 12327, 12333)

TALLMANISLAND TO

QUEENSBOROBRIDGE,

SOUTHBROTHERISLAND

CHANNEL, N.Y.

The Coast Guard was scheduled to make the following changes to this waterway in February:

• change SouthBrothersIsland channel lighted buoy 1 (LL 27590), change nominal range to 3 NM,

• change SouthBrothersIsland channel lighted buoy 2 (LL 27600), change nominal range to 3 NM,

• change SouthBrothersIsland channel lighted buoy 3 (LL 27605), change nominal range to 3 NM,

• change SouthBrothersIsland channel lighted buoy 5 (LL 27615), change nominal range to 3 NM,

• change SouthBrothersIsland channel lighted buoy 7 (LL 27620), change nominal range to 3 NM,

• change Rikers Basin Junction lighted buoy RI (LL 27625), change nominal range to 3 NM .

(NOAA chart 12339)

NEW YORKHARBOR,

UPPERBAY, BAY RIDGE

CHANNEL, N.Y and N.J.

The Coast Guard was scheduled to make the following changes:

Change the lighting equipment from incandescent to light emitting diode (LED) and decrease the nominal range from 4NM to 3NM.

• Bay Ridge Channel lighted buoy 2 (LL 36872),

• Bay Ridge Channel lighted gong buoy 3 (LL 36870),

• Bay Ridge Channel lighted bell buoy 5 (LL 36880),

• Bay Ridge Channel lighted gong buoy 9 (LL 36890),

• Bay Ridge Channel lighted gong buoy 11 (LL 36891),

• Bay Ridge Channel Anchorage lighted buoy A (LL 36955)