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Wave Hub Aids to Navigation Position and Status

Please be advised that the Wave Hub SW special mark (charted position 50 deg 20.70’N 05 deg 37.24’W) previously reported missing has been located and is temporarily moored in position 50 deg 22.70’N 05 deg 28.75’W pending recovery.

The buoy is a 3 metre diameter yellow steel structure approximately 4 metres high with a cross top mark. Mariners are advised to navigate in the area with caution.

The as laid Wave Hub aid to navigation equipment locations are as follows.  Please be advised that the following faults have been reported:

Equipment / LocationDetailsInstalled Mooring Position (WGS84)Status

Wave Hub NW

North Cardinal (AIS Beacon). Focal Plane of Light = 6m. AIS + White 7nm Beacon: VQ

Latitude 50 deg 23.059’N Longitude 5 deg 38.241’W

AIS unit not transmitting.

Wave Hub SE

South Cardinal. Focal Plane of Light = 6m. White 7nm Beacon: VQ(6)+LFl(1)10s

Latitude 50 deg 20.637’N Longitude 5 deg 35.006’W

OK

Wave Hub Boundary - NW

Special Mark. Focal Plane of Light = 4m. Yellow 5nm Beacon: FL.Y.5s

Latitude 50 deg 22.832’N Longitude 5 deg 37.767’W

OK

Wave Hub Boundary - NE

Special Mark. Focal Plane of Light = 4m. Yellow 5nm Beacon: FL.Y.5s

Latitude 50 deg 22.978’N Longitude 5 deg 36.116’W

OK

Wave Hub Boundary - SE

Special Mark. Focal Plane of Light = 4m. Yellow 5nm Beacon: FL.Y.5s

Latitude 50 deg 20.868’N Longitude 5 deg 35.571’W

OK

Wave Hub Boundary - SW

Special Mark. Focal Plane of Light = 4m. Yellow 5nm Beacon: FL.Y.5s

Latitude 50 deg 20.696’N Longitude 5 deg 37.239’W

Off station and light extinguished.

Wave Hub Boundary - W

Special Mark. Focal Plane of Light = 4m. Yellow 5nm Beacon: FL.Y.5s

Latitude 50 deg 21.757’N Longitude 5 deg 37.499’W

OK

Wave Hub Boundary - E

Special Mark. Focal Plane of Light = 4m. Yellow 5nm Beacon: FL.Y.5s

Latitude 50 deg 21.912’N Longitude 5 deg 35.815’W

Light not synchronised with other boundary lights

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