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Navigation Messages Currently in Force.
Complete Set of Messages
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NB. This information is only updated during office hours 0730 -1600 Mon - Fri.
075 South Atlantic Ocean - NE Sector - Port of Walvis Bay -Buoys.
084 Atlantic Ocean - SE Sector - Light Unreliable.
107 South Atlantic Ocean - NE Sector - Port of Walvis Bay -Jetty Construction.
118 Indian Ocean - SW Sector - Madagascar - Mahajanga and Harbour.
120 Indian Ocean - SW Sector - Madagascar - Anchoring and Trawling Prohibited.
121 South Atlantic Ocean - NE Sector - Angola - Mooring Buoys and FPSO.
129 South Atlantic Ocean - NE Sector - Namibia and RSA West Coast - Drilling Operations.
158 South Atlantic Ocean - NE Sector -Port of Lüderitz - Bottom Seabed Deployed.
232 South Atlantic Ocean - NE Sector - Offshore Angola - Drilling Operation.
293 South Atlantic Ocean - NE Sector - Namibia - Survey Operations.
310 South Atlantic Ocean - NE Sector - Namibia - Data well Wave Buoy Adrift.
329 Indian Ocean - SW Sector - Capsized Vessel.
343 South Atlantic Ocean - NE Sector - Angola - Cable Operations.
346 Indian Ocean - SW Sector and Atlantic Ocean - SE Sector - Space Debris.
347 South Atlantic Ocean - NE Sector - Namibia - Seismic Survey.
353 South Atlantic and Indian Ocean - Rig List.
355 South Atlantic Ocean - NE Sector - Namibia and RSA West Coast - Mining Vessels.
356 Message in Force.
NB: This information is only updated during office hours 0730 -1600 Mon - Fri.
013 East Coast - Port St Johns - Off the Air.
104 Namibia - Port of Walvis Bay - Buoy.
151 Namibia - Port of Walvis Bay - Jetty Construction.
166 East Coast - Port Alfred - Light Unreliable.
167 South Coast - Offshore Cape Infanta - Buoy.
183 Namibia - Offshore Orange River -Drilling Operations.
223 Namibia - Port of Lüderitz - Bottom Seabed Deployed.
377 West Coast - Saldanha Bay - Off the Air.
388 East Coast - Offshore East London - Sank Vessel.
400 West Coast - Saldanha Bay - Sank Vessel.
426 Namibia - Offshore Orange River -Survey Operations.
441 South West coast - False Bay - Whittle Rock Buoy.
475 East Coast - Offshore Cape Lucia -Light.
478 West Coast - Saldanha Bay - Buoys.
515 South Coast - Arniston Harbour - Unlit Light.
516 East Coast - Kosi Bay - Off the Air.
518 South West coast - Cape Hangklip - Main Light.
520 West Coast - Cape Columbine - Fishing Gear.
521 Namibia and RSA West Coast- Offshore Orange River Mouth - Mining Vessels.
522 Message in Force.
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Tide Tables for South Africa and Namibia
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Heights of Chart Datum Relative to Land Levelling Datum in South Africa and Namibia
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31 Dec 1997
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31 Dec 2002
1 Jan 2003
* In use until 1 January 1994