• 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  • Many warnings are of a temporary nature, but others may remain in-force for several weeks and may be superseded by Notices to Mariners.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: 250345 UTC MAR 19

NAVAREA XIV warnings

32/19

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 192000 UTC MAR 19
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 32/19
SOUTHWEST PACIFIC BASIN, LOUISVILLE RIDGE VICINITY
HAZARDOUS OPERATIONS, SPACE DEBRIS FROM 25 MARCH UNTIL 6 APRIL 2019, BETWEEN 2230 AND 0230 UTC DAILY IN AREAS BOUNDED BY:
AREA 1
39-00S 176-00W
39-00S 171-30W
40-15S 171-30W
40-15S 176-00W
AREA 2
38-30S 161-45W
37-30S 155-15W
38-30S 155-00W
39-30S 161-30W
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29/19

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 150900 UTC MAR 19
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 29/19
POTENTIAL PROBLEMS FOR USERS OF GPS RECEIVERS.
1. USERS OF GPS RECEIVERS ARE ADVISED OF POTENTIAL PROBLEMS DUE TO GPS WEEK COUNTER ROLL OVER ON 06 APR 19.
2. THE GPS SYSTEM TRANSMITS TIME TO GPS RECEIVERS USING A FORMAT OF TIME AND WEEKS AFTER THE START DATE OF 06 JAN 80.
THE DATA FIELD IN THE NAVIGATIONAL MESSAGE SENT BY GPS SATELLITES CONTAINING THE NUMBER OF WEEKS AFTER THE START DATE IS LIMITED TO A MAXIMUM OF 1023 WEEKS. WHEN THE GPS SYSTEM REACHES WEEK 1024, THE SYSTEM WILL REVERT BACK TO WEEK ZERO.
3. SOME GPS RECEIVERS ARE KNOWN TO BE UNABLE TO MAKE THE TRANSITION FROM WEEK 1023 TO 1024. IF THE GPS RECEIVER IS OUTDATED OR LACKS PROPER UPDATES, THE RECEIVER WILL REVERT TO READING THE WEEK ZERO AS AUGUST 1999. DURING THIS TIME THE INTERNAL CLOCKS OF THESE GPS RECEIVERS WILL EXPERIENCE A LACK OF ABSOLUTE REFERENCE AND MAY GIVE THE WRONG TIME AND POSITION OR
MAY LOCK UP PERMANENTLY.
4. SOME OF THESE GPS RECEIVERS ARE REPAIRABLE WITH UPGRADES AND OTHERS WILL BECOME UNUSABLE. USERS ARE ADVISED TO CHECK WITH THEIR GPS MANUFACTURER REGARDING THE STATUS OF THEIR RECEIVER.
5. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION SEE:
A. GPS WEEK ROLL OVER ISSUE
www.gps.gov/cgsic/meetings/2017/powers.pdf .
B. TIMING CRITICALITY & GPS 1024 WEEK ROLLOVER
www.gps.gov/governance/advisory/meetings SELECT NOVEMBER 2017 AND THEN TIMING CRITICALITY & NOTE ON "GPS WEEK-ROLL-OVER"
C. GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEMS DIRECTORATE, SYSTEMS ENGINEERING & INTEGRATION INTERFACE SPECIFICATION IS-GPS-200,
www.gps.gov/technical/icwg/IS-GPS-200J.pdf .
6. FAILURE TO VERIFY YOUR GPS RECEIVER COULD LEAD TO SERIOUS NAVIGATIONAL PROBLEMS PLACING LIVES AND PROPERTY AT RISK.
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23/19

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 060040 UTC MAR 19
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 23/19
FIJI - VITI LEVU – SOUTH COAST
SUVA HARBOUR CHART BA1660
1. TEMPORARY FLOATING PIPELINE MARKED BY YELLOW LIGHTS FLASHING 1 SECOND EXISTS ALONG LINE JOINING:
A. 18–07.11S 178–25.74E (ROKOBILI TERMINAL)
B. 18–07.31S 178–25.30E (MOORING BUOY)
2. WIDE BERTH REQUESTED.
3. CANCEL NAVAREA XIV WARNING 16/19
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15/19

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 150600 UTC FEB 19
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 15/19
FIJI ISLANDS, VITI LEVU
LAUTOKA TO BA ROADS
CHARTS BA389, BA747 AND BA748
NEW AIDS TO NAVIGATION
1. CONSTRUCTION OF PORT AND STARBOARD HAND LATERAL MARKS IN PROGRESS AS FOLLOWS:
1. 17–35.04S 177–27.06E STARBOARD
2. 17–33.67S 177–27.96E PORT
3. 17–33.15S 177–28.43E STARBOARD
4. 17–33.28S 177–28.67E PORT
5. 17–30.62S 177–29.79E STARBOARD
6. 17–27.67S 177–32.89E PORT
7. 17–27.75S 177–32.11E STARBOARD
8. 17–27.04S 177–33.61E STARBOARD
9. 17–26.51S 177–35.15E PORT
10. 17–23.91S 177–38.30E STARBOARD
2. CANCEL NAVAREA XIV 13/19
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NZ coastal navigation warnings

61/19

FM: RCC NEW ZEALAND 250325 UTC MAR 19
COASTAL NAVIGATION WARNING 61/19
AREA FOVEAUX
HOWELLS POINT / TARAMEA LIGHT 46-23.05S 168-01.83E TEMPORARILY REMOVED.
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60/19

FM: RCC NEW ZEALAND 210121 UTC MAR 19
COASTAL NAVIGATION WARNING 60/19
AREA GREY
SHOALING REPORTED IN VICINITY OF WESTPORT BAR 41-43.5S 171-35.2E. SHALLOW AREAS BETWEEN ONE AND THREE CABLES OFF TIP HEADS (WESTERN AND EASTERN BREAKWATERS). THE LEAD IS THE BROAD EAST AND DEPTH AT CHART DATUM 1.6 METRES. VESSELS SHOULD ONLY CROSS THE BAR BETWEEN ONE HOUR PRIOR AND ONE HOUR AFTER HIGH WATER.
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59/19

FM: RCC NEW ZEALAND 192000 UTC MAR 19
COASTAL NAVIGATION WARNING 59/19
AREA PORTLAND, MAHIA PENINSULA
1. ROCKET LAUNCHING SCHEDULED FROM 25 MARCH UNTIL 6 APRIL 2019, BETWEEN 2030 AND 0300 UTC DAILY IN AREA BOUNDED BY:
A. 39-15.0S 177-49-0E
B. 39-12.5S 177-51.0E
C. 39-12.5S 178-11.9E
D. 39-19.0S 178-11.9E
E. 39-19.0S 177-49.0E
2. RANGE CONTROL FOR THIS AREA WILL OPERATE DURING LAUNCH OPERATIONS. RANGE INFORMATION WILL BE BROADCAST ON VHF CHANNEL 79. RANGE CONTROL CAN BE CONTACTED ON VHF CHANNEL 07.
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53/19

FM: RCC NEW ZEALAND 140555 UTC MAR 19
COASTAL NAVIGATION WARNING 53/19
AREA RAGLAN
1. UNDERWATER SURVEY OPERATIONS BY MV SEAWORKER USING REMOTELY OPERATED UNDERWATER VEHICLE SCHEDULED FROM 19 MAR TO 06 APR IN 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
WIDE BERTH REQUESTED
2. CANCEL COASTAL NAVIGATION WARNING 52/19
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12/19

FM: RCC NEW ZEALAND 180305 UTC JAN 19
COASTAL NAVIGATION WARNING 12/19
AREA STEPHENS
GAS PRODUCTION PLATFORM (MAUI A) LIGHT 39-33.31S 173-26.96E UNLIT NORTH, EAST, WEST SECTORS.
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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.