Notices to Mariners

Weather dependent, Fugro GB Marine Ltd will be undertaking scheduled services on behalf the National Network of Regional Coastal Monitoring Programmes from 15/03/2021 at the following sites within D&S IFCA’s District.

Start Bay: 50° 17.5343’ N, 03° 36.9889’ W

Torbay: 50° 26.0175’ N, 03° 31.0827’ W

Dawlish: 50° 34.7978’ N, 03° 25.0366’ W

Work begins from 15th March 2021 and involves a service of the Start Bay, Torbay and Dawlish Wave Buoys. A 200-metre clearance from all the buoys is requested. Please refrain from deploying any fishing gear in the vicinity of these buoys to reduce danger of entanglement and equipment loss. Please do not moor to any part of the deployed moorings or buoys. These Notices to Mariners can be read in full on our Notice to Mariners website page or by using the links above. Each notice provides a chart of the site and further details.

Work will also be undertaken in Cornwall (Looe Bay) at the following site:

Looe Bay: 50° 34.7978’ N, 03° 25.0366’ W

If you have any questions or comments you can contact Fugro’s Coastal Oceanography department:


Telephone: 02392 205510

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