Victorian Notice to Mariners

The following Notice to Mariners is published for general information.

Melbourne, 20 January 2021 Australia – Victoria

20 January 2021

No. 020(T) – 2021

Local Port of Port Phillip

Patterson River

Patterson River entrance - Reduced Depth




Mariners are advised of shoaling and a reduced channel depth at the entrance of Patterson River, located at approximately 38˚04.418’S, 145˚07.173’E (WGS84). Recent weather events have led to the formation of sandbars in this area.
Mariners are advised to navigate with caution within the vicinity of Patterson River entrance, and to check local weather and tidal conditions before entry or departure.

Charts & Publications Affected:

AUS 143

Further Notice:

further Notice will be issued.


If you require any further information, please contact Parks Victoria on 13 1963.

Deven Sumputh

A/Senior Manager Local Ports and Waterways

Marine and Maritime Region

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