NAVIGATIONAL AIDS AND OBSTACLES
Providence River Channel Lighted Buoy 15 Sinking
Block Island Wind Farm WTG-3 Fog Horn Sound Signal Inoperable
NEBW Daybeacon no longer operable
Bristol Harbor Daybeacon 6A Missing
Bristol Harbor East Channel Buoy 5 Off Station and a hazard to navigation
Bristol Harbor West Channel Buoy 1 Off Station
Quonset Point Terminal Approach Buoy EB-B Missing
Pawcatuck River Channel Daybeacon Missing
URI Coastal Monitoring Lighted Research Buoy Discontunued
Pawcatuck River Channel Daybeacon 23 Discontinued while dredging
ADVANCED AND GENERAL NOTICES
Regent Craft Inc. will be testing a wing-in-ground-effect (WIG) craft in the West Passage of
Narragansett Bay through approximately May 31, 2023
Naval Undersea Warfare Center will be conducting tests using surface and subsurface devices
north and east of Gould Island from September 2021 to December 2022.
Dyer Island- partially submerged vessel in position 41-34-54.78N and 071-18-6.48W
Greenwich Bay and Warwick Cove-shoaling from the west restricting channel width to 90’
between Warwick Cove Buoy 3 and Warwick Cove Buoy 7.
Block Island Sound and approach to Pt. Judith Pond- shoaling between Pt. Judith Pond Channel
Buoy 2 and Pt. Judith Pond Channel Buoy 4. Shoaling is encroaching from the East Side of the
Channel to the west.
Mt. Hope Bay- shoaling reported in the Kickamuit River in the vicinity of Kickamuit Buoy 2.
Pt.Judith Pond- from November 30,2022 to January 31, 2023. Refer to VHF-FM Channel 13.
Patriot Marine will be conducting dredging in the Point Judith Pond and the Harbor of Refuge in
position 41-22-34.66N and 071-30-39.53W from November 20,2022 to January 31, 2023, 24
hours a day, seven days a week. Material will be transported to the Mantunuck Nearshore
Disposal site. Please monitor VHF-FM CH 13 for all traffic requesting a 10 minute notice for
vessel movement requests. Mariners are urged to transit at their slowest safe speed to
minimize wake and proceed with caution.
Providence River seawall repair located 41-48-00.3N and 971-23-31.3W from March 14, 2022 to
April 1, 2023. Refer to Channels 13 and 16 during working hours.