• The following warnings are not always updated in real time
  • Every effort is made to keep the information on this website up-to-date but it is not always possible to add and cancel warnings in real-time. While NAVAREA XIV and New Zealand Coastal Navigational Warnings are made available on this website, Masters/Captains are still required to receive navigational warnings from the appropriate International Maritime Organization (IMO) or World Meteorological Organization (WMO) approved Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) broadcast service i.e. the International SafetyNET system.
  • Many warnings are of a temporary nature, but others may remain in-force for several weeks and may be superseded by Notices to Mariners.

New Zealand radio navigational warnings

View the latest NAVAREA XIV and NZ coastal navigational warnings broadcast to ships in New Zealand waters.

Warnings In-Force at: 272240 UTC FEB 20

NAVAREA XIV warnings

27/20

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 260315 UTC FEB 20
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 27/20
VITI LEVU – NORTH WEST COAST – NADI WATERS
MOMI BAY
CHART BA1670
MOMI BAY (REAR) LEADING LIGHT 17-54.64S 177-17.49E UNLIT.
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26/20

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 250435 UTC FEB 20
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 26/20
SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN, TONGA
NZ82 TONGA
1. LIVE FIRING 020000 UTC TO 020300 UTC MAR 20 WITHIN 10 NAUTICAL MILES OF POSITION 20-30.00S 175-35.00W.
2. CANCEL THIS MESSAGE 020400 UTC MAR 20.
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24/20

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 180730 UTC FEB 20
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 24/20
SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN, TONGA
CHART NZ82
1. TONGAN AUTHORITIES ADVISE THAT ALL VESSELS ENTERING TONGA ARE REQUIRED TO USE TONGATAPU AS THE FIRST PORT OF ENTRY PRIOR TO REROUTING TO OUTER ISLANDS.
2. SECURITY AT ALL PORTS IN TONGA HAS BEEN RAISED TO SECURITY LEVEL TWO.
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21/20

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 130420 UTC FEB 20
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 21/20
HAAPAI GROUP (NORTHERN PORTION)
APPROACHES TO LIFUKA
CHARTS NZ8247, T8247 AND NZ 8238, T8238
1. GREEN BUOY WITH LIGHT FL GREEN 5 SECONDS ESTABLISHED 19-48.470S 174-22.375W
2. RED BUOY WITH LIGHT FL RED 2 SECONDS ESTABLISHED 19-48.337S 174-22.168W
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16/20

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 310245 UTC JAN 20
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 16/20
FRENCH POLYNESIA - TAHITI SEARCH AND RESCUE REGION AND FRENCH EEZ AROUND FRENCH POLYNESIA
1. MARINERS ARE INFORMED THAT NEW MARITIME NAVIGATION REGULATIONS WERE ADOPTED TO REGULATE NAVIGATION OCCURRING IN WATERS UNDER FRENCH SOVEREIGNTY AND JURISDICTION BORDERING FRENCH POLYNESIA AREA IN ORDER TO PREVENT POLLUTION AT SEA AND TO GUARANTEE THE SAFETY OF PERSONS AND PROPERTY. THE DECREE IS AVAILABLE BY FOLLOWING INTERNET LINKS: http://www.jrcc.pf/reglementation AND http://www.jrcc.pf/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/20191118-decree-surnav-pf-clipperton.pdf
2. COMMUNICATE WITH TAHITI JRCC VIA THE FOLLOWING MEANS: PHONE +68940541616, FAX +68940423915, MF/HF SSB 2182 KHZ AND 8291 KHZ, EMAIL contact@jrcc.pf
3. CANCEL THIS MESSAGE 310245 MAR 20
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11/20

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 210420 UTC JAN 20
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 11/20
SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN, NIUE
CHART NZ845
DUE TO TROPICAL CYCLONE TINO AFTERMATH, THE PORT OF ALOFI IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
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6/20

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 092015 UTC JAN 20
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 6/20
COOK ISLANDS, RAROTONGA
APPROACHES TO AVATIU HARBOUR
CHART NZ 9558
GREEN CHANNEL BUOY 21-12.09S 159-47.06W MISSING.
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159/19

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 300030 UTC DEC 19
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 159/19
FIJI
DUE TO TROPICAL CYCLONE SARAI AFTERMATH, AIDS TO NAVIGATION IN THE FIJI WATERS MAY BE UNRELIABLE OR DAMAGED.
MARINERS ARE REQUESTED TO SEND REPORT ON ANY CASUALTIES TO MSI@MSAF.COM.FJ.
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NZ Coastal Navigation warnings

42/20

FM: RCC NEW ZEALAND 262230 UTC FEB 20
COASTAL NAVIGATION WARNING 42/20
AREA RAGLAN
DSV NORMAND BALTIC ENGAGED IN UNDERWATER ROV AND DIVING OPERATIONS FROM 28 FEB 2020 TO 1 MAY 2020. WIDE BERTH REQUESTED.
AREA BOUNDED BY:
A. 38-54.00S 174-15.50E
B. 38-54.00S 174-18.50E
C. 38-59.00S 174-18.50E
D. 38-59.00S 174-15.50E
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41/20

FM: RCC NEW ZEALAND 261430 UTC FEB 20
COASTAL NAVIGATION WARNING 41/20
AREAS PORTLAND AND CASTLEPOINT
WAIRARAPA COAST NORTH ISLAND
1. LIVE FIRING 030200 UTC MAR 20 TO 030500 UTC MAR 20 IN DANGER AREA NZM504. ANNUAL NEW ZEALAND NOTICES TO MARINERS NUMBER 5 REFERS.
2. CANCEL THIS MESSAGE 030600 UTC MAR 20
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40/20

FM: RCC NEW ZEALAND 261415 UTC FEB 20
COASTAL NAVIGATION WARNING 40/20
AREA COLVILLE
CUVIER ISLAND (REPANGA ISLAND), BAY OF PLENTY
1. LIVE FIRING 020300 UTC MAR 20 TO 020430 UTC MAR 20 IN DANGER AREA NZM204. ANNUAL NEW ZEALAND NOTICES TO MARINERS NUMBER 5 REFERS.
2. CANCEL THIS MESSAGE 020530 UIC MAR 20
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39/20

FM: RCC NEW ZEALAND 250455 UTC FEB 20
COASTAL NAVIGATION WARNING 39/20
AREA COOK
1. CABLE OPERATIONS IN PROGRESS BY CS RELIANCE, MV SEAWORKER, MV SEASURVEYOR, MV STAR KEYS IN AREA BOUNDED BY:
A. 41-18.40S 174-14.30E
B. 41-15.90S 174-35.80E
C. 41-20.10S 174-39.20E
D. 41-22.50S 174-10.00E
VESSELS RESTRICTED IN THEIR ABILITY TO MANOEUVRE.
CANCEL COASTAL NAVIGATION WARNING 38/20.
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2/20

FM: RCC NEW ZEALAND 042135 UTC JAN 20
COASTAL NAVIGATION WARNING 2/20
AREA STEPHENS, RAGLAN
EIGHT LARGE YELLOW BUOYS WITH WHITE FLASHING LIGHTS WITHIN HALF MILE RADIUS OF 39-10.00S 173-08.70E.
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  • The above warnings are not always updated in real time
  • Every effort is made to keep the information on this website up-to-date but it is not always possible to add and cancel warnings in real-time. While NAVAREA XIV and New Zealand Coastal Navigational Warnings are made available on this website, Masters/Captains are still required to receive navigational warnings from the appropriate International Maritime Organization (IMO) or World Meteorological Organization (WMO) approved Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) broadcast service i.e. the International SafetyNET system.
  • Many warnings are of a temporary nature, but others may remain in-force for several weeks and may be superseded by Notices to Mariners.