• 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  • Many warnings are of a temporary nature, but others may remain in-force for several weeks and may be superseded by Notices to Mariners.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: 141600 UTC APR 21

NAVAREA XIV warnings

95/21

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 060030 UTC APR 21
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 95/21
VITI LEVU – SOUTH COAST
SUVA HARBOUR – FIJI NAVY BASE
CHART BA1660
SPECIAL LIGHTBUOYS QUICK FLASHING YELLOW MARKING JETTY CONSTRUCTION AREA TEMPORARILY ESTABLISED:
A. 18–07.85S 178–25.48E
B. 18–07.75S 178–25.50E
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93/21

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 310720 UTC MAR 21
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 93/21
FIJI
VANUA LEVU, SOUTH COAST
SAVUSAVU BAY, NAKAMA CREEK
DANGEROUS WRECK OF SAILING YACHT, PARTIALLY SUBMERGED, REPORTED 16– 46.69S 179–20.09E
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89/21

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 232153 UTC MAR 21
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 89/21
VITI LEVU - WEST COAST
NADI WATERS - NAVULA PASSAGE, MALOLO ISLAND & DENARAU
CHART BA1670
1. SEISMIC SURVEY IN PROGRESS BY FIJI NAVY UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE IN AREA BOUNDED BY:
A. 17–45.00S 177–09.00E
B. 17–45.00S 177–22.00E
C. 17–49.50S 177–21.20E
D. 17–51.10S 177–17.65E
E. 17–53.20S 177–15.00E
F. 17–54.90S 177–16.50E
G. 17–55.30S 177–15.75E
H. 17–57.37S 177–14.80E
I. 17–57.37S 177–09.00E
2. MARINERS REQUESTED TO KEEP CLEAR OF THE AREA.
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54/21

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 110040 UTC FEB 21
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 54/21
1. METAREA XIV HAS COMMENCED ITS INITIAL OPERATIONAL CAPABILITY (IOC) PHASE FOR IRIDIUM SAFETYCAST METEOROLOGICAL WARNINGS AND FORECASTS. METEOROLOGICAL SERVICES OF NEW ZEALAND LTD AS THE METAREA XIV COORDINATOR WILL PROMULGATE SAFETYCAST MESSAGES DURING IOC IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE JOINT IMO/IHO/WMO MARITIME SAFETY INFORMATION MANUAL. MESSAGES MAY BE INTERMITTENT AND WILL ALSO BE SUPPLEMENTED BY TEST MESSAGES WHICH WILL BE CLEARLY DEFINED IN THE MESSAGE HEADER. MARINERS ARE ADVISED THAT IOC WILL BE IN PLACE FOR METAREA XIV UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. ON VESSELS WITH IRIDIUM GMDSS TERMINALS INSTALLED, MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO CHECK THEIR MANUFACTURER’S OPERATION MANUALS TO OBTAIN INFORMATION ON THE SETTING OF THEIR SAFETYCAST RECEIVERS TO RECEIVE RELEVANT SAFETYCAST MESSAGES.
CONTACT INFORMATION FOR METAREA XIV ; PHONE: +64 4 470 0700 , EMAIL: METCOMMS@METSERVICE.COM
2. CANCEL NAVAREA XIV WARNING 53/21
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48/21

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 072140 UTC FEB 21
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 48/21
VITI LEVU – NORTH WEST COAST
LAUTOKA HARBOUR TO BA ROADS
CHARTS BA1670, BA389, BA747
1. BEKANA ISLAND EAST SIDE LIGHT 17–35.04S 177–27.06E UNLIT.
2. HOOD REEF LIGHT 17–26.51S 177–35.15E DESTROYED.
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42/21

SECURITE
FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 010100 UTC FEB 21
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 42/21
VITI LEVU – EAST COAST – OVALAU ISLAND
LEVUKA – NA TUBARI ENTRANCE
CHART BA1244
PORT HAND LATERAL LIGHT-BUOY 17-40.91S 178-50.92E MISSING.
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126/20

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 280010 UTC JUL 20
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 126/20
SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN
CHART NZ82
1. MARINE AND PORTS, MINISTRY OF INFRASTRUCTURE TOGETHER
WITH MINISTRY OF HEALTH ADVISED THAT ALL VESSEL ENTERING
TONGA WILL BE REQUIRED TO USE TONGATAPU AS THE FIRST
PORT OF ENTRY FOR BORDER SCREENING PRIOR TO REROUTING
TO OUTER ISLANDS
2. MARITIME SECURITY COMMITTEE ADVISED THAT SECURITY
OF ALL PORT OF TONGA HEIGHTENED TO SECURITY LEVEL 2 IN
WHICH ADDITIONAL PREVENTATIVE AND PROTECTIVE MEASURES
ARE TO BE IMPLEMENTED
3. BE ADVISED THAT ALL INTERNATIONAL CRUISE SHIPS AND
YACHTS SCHEDULED TO ARRIVE AFTER THE 19TH MARCH 2020
SHALL NOT BE GRANTED ENTRY INTO TONGA UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
4. FOREIGN VESSEL WISHING TO TRANSIT TONGA WATER REQUIRING
IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE MUST CONTACT NUKU'ALOFA RADIO FOR
ADVICE VIA HF & VHF
5. CANCEL NAVAREA XIV WARNING 125/20.
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NZ Coastal Navigation warnings

85/21

FM: RCC NEW ZEALAND 080855 UTC APRIL 21
COASTAL NAVIGATION WARNING 85/21
AREA COOK
1. SURVEY BY VESSELS MV SEAWORKER AND MV SEASURVEYOR COMMENCING 09 APRIL 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 ABILITY TO MANOEUVRE.
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54/21

FM: RCC NEW ZEALAND 240230 UTC FEB 21
COASTAL NAVIGATION WARNING 54/21
AREA STEPHENS
OAONUI PROHIBITED ANCHORAGE AREA SOUTHERN LIMIT LIGHT 39-25.7S 173-49.2E AND OAONUI PROHIBITED ANCHORAGE AREA NORTHERN LIMIT LIGHT 39-22.2S 173-46.8E BOTH UNLIT.
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268/20

FM: RCC NEW ZEALAND 171800 UTC DEC 20
COASTAL NAVIGATION WARNING 268/20
AREA ABEL
1. SPAT CATCHING AREA ESTABLISHED IN TASMAN BAY BETWEEN 17 AND 24 DEC 20 IN AREA BOUNDED BY:
A. 41-07.11S 173-08.20E
B. 41-07.24S 173-08.43E
C. 41-07.31S 173-08.36E
D. 41-07.18S 173-08.13E
2. THE GEAR IS BOUNDED BY CARDINAL MARKS AND WILL REMAIN IN THE WATER UNTIL 30 APR 21.
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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.