Notices to Mariners Week 17 – Notices to Mariners for the Southern East Coast of the UK and across to France, Belgium and part of Holland


1. ENGLAND – East Coast – Lowestoft – NM Block. Light. – change of light characteristics of the Kirkley shore light (south of Lowestoft) – there is a UKHO chart block that can be downloaded in addition to my image see:
2. ENGLAND – East Coast – Sizewell Bank – Buoyage. Lights. – change of lights and their characteristics;
3. ENGLAND – East Coast – Orford Ness NE – Depths. – two reduced depths on the Aldeburgh Ridge – worth noting for those who pass;
4. ENGLAND – East Coast – Sizewell Bank to Aldeburgh Ridge – Wrecks. Depths. – six new wrecks but all of them at 8.9m or more.


1. Trinity House has notified to moves to the Barrow No 8 and No 10. Both moves are very minimal;
2. Orwell Bridge Inspection works – 15th May to mid-May. Day and Night with a Safety Boat at all times;
3. Event at Pin Mill on 13th May involving the Nancy Blackett and ‘other small vessels’ between 1200 to 1700.


Local NtMs compiled by and reproduced by kind permission of Roger Gaspar, author of Crossing the Thames Estuary

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