• 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  • Many warnings are of a temporary nature, but others may remain in-force for several weeks and may be superseded by Notices to Mariners.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: 302000 UTC NOV 20

NAVAREA XIV warnings

195/20

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 280710 UTC NOV 20
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 195/20
SOUTH WEST PACIFIC BASIN
1. AREA TEMPORARILY DANGEROUS TO NAVIGATION DUE TO ROCKET CARRIER ELEMENTS FALL 03 04 AND 05 DEC DAILY 0100 TO 0700 UTC
A. 22-08.2S 162-19.6W
B. 21-43.1S 160-08.2W
C. 47-45.1S 151-27.5W
D. 62-29.4S 147-39.4W
E. 62-34.4S 149-18.3W
2. CANCEL NAVAREA XIV WARNING 193/20
3. CANCEL THIS MESSAGE 050800 UTC DEC 20
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192/20

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 241938 UTC NOV 20
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 192/20
‘EUA ISLAND
TONGA
CHART T/NZ 827
1. LIVE FIRING 011800 UTC TO 020500 UTC DEC 20 IN AREA BOUNDED BY ONE NAUTICAL MILE RADIUS, CENTRED ON POSITION 21-21.24S 174-54.43W.
2. CANCEL THIS MESSAGE 020600 UTC DEC 20
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171/20

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 230710 UTC OCT 20
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 171/20
FIJI
VITI LEVU – SOUTH COAST
VATULELE ISLAND
CHART BA746
VATULELE ISLAND LIGHT 18-30.48S 177-36.46E UNLIT.
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153/20

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 040315 UTC SEP 20
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 153/20
NAVAREA XIV HAS COMMENCED ITS INITIAL OPERATIONAL CAPABILITY (IOC) PHASE FOR IRIDIUM SAFETYCAST NAVIGATIONAL WARNINGS. RESCUE COORDINATION CENTRE NEW ZEALAND (RCCNZ), AS THE NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR WILL PROMULGATE SAFETYCAST MESSAGES AS PART OF A NUMBERED SERIES 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 NAVAREA 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.
DURING THIS PERIOD RCCNZ WILL ALSO BE TESTING THE BROADCAST OF SAR-RELATED INFORMATION. THIS WILL NOT FORM PART OF THE IOC TESTING FOR SAR, WHICH WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT A LATER DATE. ALL SAR-RELATED INFORMATION BROADCASTS VIA IRIDIUM SAFETYCAST WILL BE CLEARLY IDENTIFIED AS TEST MESSAGES.
SEE NEW ZEALAND NOTICE TO MARINERS FROM EDITION 18/20 ONWARDS FOR FURTHER INFORMATION. CONTACT INFORMATION FOR NAVAREA XIV ; PHONE: +64 4577 8030, FAX: +64 4577 8038, EMAIL: RCCNZ[AT]MARITIMENZ.GOVT.NZ.
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152/20

SECURITE
FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 010617 UTC SEP 20
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 152/20
SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN – WALLIS AND FUTUNA
1. IN ACCORDANCE WITH ORDER NO. 177 OF 24 MARCH 2020, NAVIGATION IN THE INTERNAL WATERS AND TERRITORIAL WATERS OF WALLIS AND FUTUNA REMAINS PROHIBITED TO THE FOLLOWING VESSELS ON INTERNATIONAL VOYAGES TO WALLIS AND FUTUNA: PASSENGER VESSELS, FISHING VESSELS, SPECIAL VESSELS AND PLEASURE CRAFT, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THOSE ON WHICH RESIDENTS OF WALLIS AND FUTUNA ARE EMBARKED.
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148/20

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 310341 UTC AUG 20
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 148/20
FIJI, VITI LEVU – EAST COAST – OVALAU ISLAND
LEVUKA – NA TUBARI ENTRANCE
CHART BA1244
STARBOARD HAND LATERAL LIGHT BUOY 17-40.78S 178-50.84E UNLIT.
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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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107/20

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 240350 UTC JUN 20
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 107/20
SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN
SAMOA ISLANDS
FANUATAPU ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE 14-00.77S 171-24.01W UNLIT.
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85/20

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 220300 UTC MAY 20
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 85/20
FRENCH POLYNESIA - SRR JRCC TAHITI
DUE TO INTERNATIONAL HEALTH SITUATION AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH DECREE 1819 OF MAY 20TH 2020 OF THE HIGH COMMISSIONER OF THE REPUBLIC IN FRENCH POLYNESIA, IT IS PROHIBITED FOR ANY PLEASURE VESSEL UNDERTAKING AN INTERNATIONAL SAILING TO FRENCH POLYNESIA TO MAKE A STOPOVER, TO ANCHOR OR BERTH, AND TO DISEMBARK ANY PERSON, IN THE INTERNAL WATERS AND THE TERRITORIAL SEA OF FRENCH POLYNESIA. AN EXEMPTION CAN BE OBTAINED FOR NECESSITY OF TECHNICAL OR SUPPLY STOPOVER, IT IS GRANTED FOR A LIMITED TIME AND ONLY FOR THE ISLANDS OF NUKU-HIVA, RIKITEA AND TAHITI. IN THIS CASE, SHIPS MUST MAKE A REQUEST, CONTACTING MARITIME AUTHORITIES
48 HOURS BEFORE ARRIVAL AND INDICATE THE STATE OF HEALTH OF THE PERSONS EMBARKED. PASSENGERS AND CREW MEMBERS WILL BE SUBJECT ON ARRIVAL TO A QUARANTINE OR ISOLATION MEASURE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH CODE. THE FULL TEXT OF THE DECREE AVAILABLE ON THE JRCC WEBSITE: WWW.JRCC.PF PHONE: +689 40 54 16 16, FAX: +689 40 42 39 15, MF SSB: 8291 KHZ AND 2182 KHZ, MAIL: CONTACT@JRCC.PF
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75/20

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 060335 UTC MAY 20
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 75/20
NEW CALEDONIA
1. IN ACCORDANCE WITH ORDER NO. 2020-6076 ON 05 MAY 2020, NAVIGATION IN THE INTERNAL WATERS AND TERRITORIAL WATERS OF NEW CALEDONIA REMAINS PROHIBITED TO THE FOLLOWING VESSELS ON INTERNATIONAL VOYAGES TO NEW CALEDONIA: PASSENGER VESSELS, FISHING VESSELS, SPECIAL VESSELS AND PLEASURE CRAFT, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THOSE ON WHICH ARE BEING SHIPPED IN FROM THE CALEDONIANS.
2. CANCEL NAVAREA XIV WARNING 61/20.
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48/20

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 190433 UTC MAR 20
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 48/20
SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN, NIUE
CHART NZ845
1. ALL INTERNATIONAL CRUISE SHIPS AND YACHTS SHALL NOT BE GRANTED ENTRY INTO NIUE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
2. CANCEL NAVAREA XIV WARNING 11/20.
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47/20

FM: NAVAREA XIV COORDINATOR 190100 UTC MAR 20
NAVAREA XIV WARNING 47/20
SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN, SAMOA APIA HARBOUR
CHART NZ865 NZ8655
1.SAMOAN AUTHORITIES ADVISE THAT ALL VESSELS ENTERING SAMOA ARE REQUIRED TO PROCEED TO A TEMPORARY QUARANTINE AREA AT THE APIA HARBOUR PILOT BOARDING POINT IN POSITION 13-47.97S 171-45.52W.
2. ALL SEA PORT ENTRIES WILL BE SCREENED AT THE QUARANTINE AREA BEFORE THE VESSEL DOCKS AT THE WHARF.
3. FURTHER RESTRICTION DETAILS CAN BE FOUND AT HTTP://WWW.SAMOAGOVT.WS/2020/03/HEALTH-TRAVEL-ADVISORY-NOVEL-CORONAVIRUS-COVID-2019-EFFECTIVE-IMMEDIATELY-5/.
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NZ Coastal Navigation warnings

CNW 254/20

FM: RCC NEW ZEALAND 300415 UTC NOV 20
COASTAL NAVIGATION WARNING 254/20
AREA PORTLAND
MATAKAOA POINT LIGHT 37-33.5S 178-18.9E UNRELIABLE.
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253/20

FM: RCC NEW ZEALAND 260450 UTC NOV 20
COASTAL NAVIGATION WARNING 253/20
AREA STEPHENS AND COOK
YELLOW BUOY POSITION 40-50.58S 174-58.71E, APPROXIMATELY 1.4 NAUTICAL MILES SOUTH EAST OF KURUKOHATU POINT, KAPITI ISLAND. LIGHT UNRELIABLE.
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207/20

FM: RCC NEW ZEALAND 120335 UTC OCT 20
COASTAL NAVIGATION WARNING 207/20
AREA CONWAY
NORTH WHARF. FRONT LEADING LIGHT 42-24.77S 173-42.16E UNLIT.
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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.