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Local Notices to Mariners - New England

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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 on the World Wide Web at www.navcen.uscg.gov .

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 on the World Wide Web at www.navcen.uscg.gov .

REVISED NAUTICAL CHARTS

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

• chart 13238, 14th ed. — Martha’s Vineyard Eastern Part, Oak Bluffs Harbor, Vineyard Haven Harbor, Edgartown Harbor;

• chart 13214, 27th ed. — Fishers Island Sound;

• chart 12324, 32nd ed. — ICW, Sandy Hook to Little Egg Harbor;

• chart 13227, 14th ed. — Fall River Harbor, State Pier;

• chart 12352, 31st ed. — Shinnecock Bay to East Rockaway Inlet;

• chart 12325, 3rd ed. — Navesink And Shrewsbury Rivers.

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.

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CAPE NEDDICK HARBOR TO ISLES OF SHOALS, MAINE

The Coast Guard has established a safety zone 100 yards on either side of the Cape Neddick Harbor Bridge, also known as the Shore Road Bridge, in Cape Neddick, Maine. No vessel traffic is allowed to move within 100 yards of the bridge without permission from the Captain of The Port, Sector Northern New England. Affected mariners are requested to contact Coast Guard Sector Northern New England on VHF channel 16 for further information. (NOAA chart 13283)

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PLYMOUTH, KINGSTON AND DUXBURY HARBORS,

DUXBURY BAY, MASS.

The Coast Guard was scheduled to make the following changes to aids to navigation in June:

• change Duxbury Bay Channel buoy 1 (LL 12585) to Duxbury Bay Channel buoy 3 (LL 12590);

• change Duxbury Bay Channel buoy 2 (LL 12590) to Duxbury Bay Channel buoy 2 (LL 12585).

(NOAA chart 13253)

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PLYMOUTH, KINGSTON AND DUXBURY HARBORS,

THE NUMMET CHANNEL, MASS.

The Coast Guard was scheduled to make the following changes to aids to navigation in June:

• relocate The Nummet Channel buoy 6 (LL 12765) to approximate position 41 59 27.2N, 070 40 22.9W;

• change The Nummet Channel buoy 3 (LL 12750) to The Nummet Channel buoy 7 (12760) and relocate to approximate position 41 59 24.2N, 070 4040.1W;

• change The Nummet Channel buoy 5 (LL 12760) to The Nummet Channel buoy 9 (12765) and relocate to approximate position 41 59 19.7N, 070 40 50.0W.

(NOAA chart 13253)

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SALEM AND LYNN HARBORS, DANVERS RIVER, MASS.

The Coast Guard was scheduled to make the following change to an aid to navigation in June:

• delete Danvers River buoy 9 (LL 10315).

(NOAA chart 13275)

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SEACOAST, GEORGES BANKS AND NANTUCKET SHOALS, MASS.

The Coast Guard was scheduled to make the following change to an aid to navigation in May:

• change Eastern Point lighted whistle buoy 2 (LL 340) nominal range to three nautical miles.

(NOAA charts 13200, 13267, 13274, 13278)