Two-Day Active and Cancelled Notices To Shipping - Pacific Coast

Notices issued between 19/Sep/2017 and 21/Sep/2017 including cancellations.

UPDATE DATE:                   DATE OF LAST NOTICE:
21/Sep/2017                    21/Sep/2017
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P-1484(2017) DREDGING
Area: ANNACIS CHANNEL - CIPA LUMBER
Type: WORK
Activated: 21/Sep/2017 13:09
FRASER RIVER PILE & DREDGE WILL BE CONDUCTING MAINTENANCE DREDGING AT CIPA LUMBER LOCATED AT APPROXIMATELY 
49 10'39.67"N  122 56'42.02"W. THE WORK WILL BE STARTING 21 SEPTEMBER UNTIL 24 SEPTEMBER BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 
0700 TO 1730 PDT.
MARINE DERRICK "R.E. McKENZIE" WILL BE MONITORING VHF CHANNEL 69.

MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO USE CAUTION AND MINIMUM WASH REQUESTED WHEN TRANSITING THE AREA.
Cancel Notship(s): P-1482(2017)
P-1483(2017) RAIL BRIDGE CLOSURE
Area: NICOMEKL RIVER - CRESCENT BEACH MARINA
Type: WORK
Activated: 21/Sep/2017 05:41
MAJOR REPAIRS TO THE THE RAIL SWING BRIDGE ARE ONGOING OVER THE NICOMEKL RIVER AT CRESCENT BEACH MARINA. THE 
BRIDGE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SWING, CLOSING IT TO MARINE TRAFFIC FOR 4 HOURS ON THURSDAY 21 SEPTEMBER, 2017 
FROM NOON TO 1600 LT.
P-1482(2017) DREDGING
Area: ANNACIS CHANNEL - CIPA LUMBER
Type: WORK
Activated: 21/Sep/2017 00:04
FRASER RIVER PILE & DREDGE WILL BE CONDUCTING MAINTENANCE DREDGING AT CIPA LUMBER LOCATED AT APPROXIMATELY 
49 10'39.67"N  122 56'42.02"W. THE WORK WILL BE STARTING 21 SEPTEMBER UNTIL 24 SEPTEMBER BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 
0700 TO 1730 PDT.
MARINE DERRICK "R.E. McKENZIE" WILL BE MONITORING VHF CHANNEL 69.

MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO USE CAUTION AND REQUESTED A SLOW BELL WHEN TRANSITING THE AREA.
P-1481(2017) CABLELAY
Area: WEST COAST - VANCOUVER ISLAND
Type: CABLELAY
Activated: 20/Sep/2017 23:50
THE VESSEL CABLE INNOVATOR HAS COMPLETED REPAIR ON THE PC-1 FIBRE-OPTIC CABLE.
Cancel Notship(s): P-1460(2017)
P-1480(2017) [SAFETY] SEA AREA WH ACTIVE
Area: SHERINGHAM - SOMBRIO POINT - JUAN DE FUCA STRAIT
Type: MILITARY
Activated: 20/Sep/2017 23:17
MILITARY EXERCISE AREA WH (JUAN DE FUCA STRAIT), SHOWN ON CANADIAN CHARTS 3606 WILL BE ACTIVE ACROSS THE 
FULL RANGE AREA FROM 1000 TO 1500 LOCAL TIME ON 21 SEPTEMBER, 2017.

AREA WH IS EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS DURING OPERATIONS AND IS CLOSED TO MARINE TRAFFIC. MARINERS ARE REQUIRED 
TO REMAIN WELL CLEAR, AND EXERCISE CAUTION WHEN TRANSITING NEAR THE AREA.

(Chart: 3440-RACE ROCKS TO DARCY ISLAND)
P-1479(2017) DRILLING
Area: VICTORIA HARBOUR - JOHNSON STREET BRIDGE
Type: DRILLING
Activated: 20/Sep/2017 23:16
DRILLING WILL BE CONDUCTED AT THE NEW JOHNSON STREET BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION SITE FROM 0700 TO 1700 PDT ON 21 
SEPTEMBER, 2017.

LARGE VESSELS AND TUG/BARGE TRAFFIC MAY BE IMPEDED DURING THIS PERIOD. FOR ANY INQUIRIES CONTACT THE SALISH 
SEA BARGE CELLULAR AT 250-532-1022 OR VHF CHANNEL 18A.

MARINERS ARE REQUESTED TO TRANSIT THE AREA WITH CAUTION.

(Chart: 3440-RACE ROCKS TO DARCY ISLAND)
P-1478(2017) BRIDGE CLOSURE
Area: FRASER RIVER - NORTH ARM
Type: INFO
Activated: 20/Sep/2017 23:16
THE CN NEW WESTMINSTER BRIDGE SWING SPAN WILL BE IN THE CLOSED POSITION FOR PLANNED MAINTENANCE AND CLOSED TO 
MARINE TRAFFIC ON 21 SEPTEMBER, 2017 FROM 0900 UNTIL 1500 LOCAL TIME.
P-1477(2017) [SAFETY] MILITARY SEA AREA WQ
Area: JUAN DE FUCA STRAIT - RACE PASSAGE - BENTINCK ISLAND
Type: MILITARY
Activated: 20/Sep/2017 23:15
CFB ESQUIMALT WILL BE CONDUCTING DEMOLITION EXERCISES IN MILIARY SEA AREA WQ BENTICK ISLAND. WQ WILL BE 
ACTIVE FROM 0800 TO 1630PDT ON 21 SEPTEMBER, 2017.

MARINERS ARE ADVISED TO REMAIN WELL CLEAR, AND EXERCISE CAUTION WHEN TRANSITING NEAR THE AREA.
P-1476(2017) CLARKE ROCK
Area: STRAIT OF GEORGIA - HORSWELL CHANNEL
Type: LL447.2
Activated: 19/Sep/2017 17:59
CLARKE ROCK LL 447.2 RESUMED NORMAL OPERATIONS.
P-1475(2017) SECRET COVE ENTRANCE
Area: PT ATKINSON TO CAPE MUDGE
Type: LL450.5
Activated: 19/Sep/2017 16:56
SECRET COVE ENTRANCE LL450.5 LIGHT RESUMED NORMAL OPERATIONS.
Cancel Notship(s): P-1432(2017)
P-1474(2017) AGUILAR POINT SECTOR
Area: BARKLEY SOUND - TREVOR CHANNEL
Type: LL172
Activated: 19/Sep/2017 14:55
REFERENCE CHART 3646 THE CANADIAN COAST GUARD PROPOSES THE FOLLOWING PERMANENT CHANGES:
AGUILAR POINT SECTOR LL172 (48 50 21.6N 125 8 26.9W NAD83), CHANGE THE Q1S WHITE SECTOR TO A FIXED 
WHITE SECTOR.
COMMENTS ON THIS ACTION ARE SOLICITED FROM MARINERS AND OTHER INTERSTED PARTIES BEFORE DECEMBER 29, 2017.
COMMENTS SHOULD BE ADDRESSED TO:

A/SUPERINTENDENT MARC JOURDENAIS
AIDS AND WATERWAYS, WESTERN REGION
CANADIAN COAST GUARD
25 HURON STREET
VICTORIA, BC V8V 4V9
TELEPHONE 250-480-2602
FAX 250-480-2702
EMAIL: marc.jourdenais@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

ANY OBJECTIONS MUST STATE THE FACTS ON WHICH THEY ARE BASED AND SHOULD INCLUDED SUPPORTING INFORMATION ON 
SAFETY, COMMERCE AND PUBLIC BENEFIT.
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CAUTION:

Fixed and floating Aids to Navigation are subject to damage, sinking, failure, or dislocation which may not be discovered and reported for a lengthy period of time and therefore should be used with prudence and not relied upon as a sole source of navigational assistance.

Report any Aid to Navigation defect or other issues to MCTS via the nearest Coast Guard Radio station.

Marine Communications & Traffic Services
Western Region
Canadian Coast Guard Base
25 Huron Street
Victoria, BC, V8V 4V9
mcts@dfo-mpo.gc.ca.
250-363-8904 Administrative Office