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SAFETY/NC – CHERRY POINT OPERATING AREA (CPOA) – HAZOPS – WEEK OF 15 – 21 APR 24/HAZ OPS/CCGD5 BNM 0192-24

1. FIRING EXERCISES HAZARDOUS TO SURFACE VESSELS WILL BE
CONDUCTED DURING THE FOLLOWING TIMES AND LOCATIONS IN THE CPOA
DURING THE SUBJECT WEEK:
DATE TIME (LOCAL) SURFACE GRIDS AREA BOUND BY
———————————————————————————————-
15-21 APR 0000-2400 17 34-17N5 076-45W2
33-49N9 076-30W6
33-33N2 076-55W3
34-04N1 077-07W1
15 APR 0700-1200 15 34-38N8 076-56W4
34-17N5 076-45W2
33-51N2 077-31W8
34-24N3 077-30W7
THEN 3NM FROM
AND PARALLEL TO
THE SHORELINE
16 APR 0600-1100 10 34-40N1 076-06W9
17 APR 0700-1800 34-20N9 075-40W6
18 APR 0700-1800 34-04N1 076-06W9
19 APR 1100-1700 34-28N7 076-23W8
2. FOR SECTOR NORTH CAROLINA, BROADCAST UNTIL CANCELLED.

CANCEL AT//220409Z APR 24//

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Source: District 5 DPW
Link: SAFETY/NC – CHERRY POINT OPERATING AREA (CPOA) – HAZOPS – WEEK OF 15 – 21 APR 24/HAZ OPS/CCGD5 BNM 0192-24

SAFETY/VA – NC – VIRGINIA CAPES OPERATING AREA (VCOA) – HAZOPS – WEEK OF 15 – 21 APR 24/HAZ OPS/CCGD5 BNM 0191-24

1. FIRING EXERCISES HAZARDOUS TO SURFACE VESSELS WILL BE
CONDUCTED DURING THE FOLLOWING TIMES AND LOCATIONS IN THE VCOA
DURING THE SUBJECT WEEK:
A. CONTINUOUSLY IN THE DAM NECK FIRING AREA (DANGER AREA D-334.390),
WARNING AREAS 50 A-C, AND RESTRICTED AREA R-6606.
B. CONTINUOUSLY IN THE DAM NECK RIFLE IMPACT AREA (DANGER AREA
D-334.380).
C. CONTINUOUSLY IN D-334.410 (HARVEY POINT R-5301).
D. 0700-2000 LOCAL MON-FRI BEGINNING AT 37-30.00N 075-34.50W TO
37-30.00N 075-30.00W TO 37-00.00N 075-30.00W TO 37-00.00N 075-54.00W
TO 37-03.00N 075-54.00W THEN 3 NM FROM AND PARALLEL TO THE SHORELINE
THEN TO POINT OF BEGINNING. THIS AREA IS LOCATED WITHIN MILITARY
OPERATING AREA W-386 (SURFACE GRID 6).
E. CONTINUOUSLY BEGINNING AT 37-15.00N 075-30.00W TO 37-15.00N
074-30.00W TO 37-05.00N 074-30.00W TO 37-00.00N 075-30.00W THEN
TO POINT OF BEGINNING. THIS AREA IS LOCATED WITHIN MILITARY
OPERATING AREA W-386 (SURFACE GRIDS 7CD,8CD).
F. CONTINUOUSLY BEGINNING AT 36-01.00N 075-00.00W TO 35-49.00N
074-28.00W TO 35-09.00N 074-28.00W TO 35-33.00N 075-00.00W
THEN TO POINT OF BEGINNING. THIS AREA IS LOCATED WITHIN MILITARY
OPERATING AREA W-72 (SURFACE GRIDS 3B1-3B4).
G. VARIOUS FIRING EXERCISES HAZARDOUS TO SURFACE VESSELS:
DATE TIME (LOCAL) SURFACE GRIDS AREA BOUND BY
———————————————————————————————-
17 APR 0730-0930 1C1,1C2 36-46N9 074-28W1
36-46N9 074-12W4
36-31N3 074-12W4
36-33N5 074-28W1
2. HELICOPTER MINESWEEPING (MCM) OPERATIONS WILL BE CONDUCTED DAILY
DURING DAYLIGHT HOURS BEGINNING AT 37-00.00N 075-55.00W TO 37-30.00N
075-34.00W TO 37-30.00N 075-30.00W TO 37-00.00N 075-30.00W THENCE TO
POINT OF BEGINNING AND BEGINNING AT 36-55.00N 075-55.00W TO 36-55.00N
075-30.00W TO 36-30.00N 075-30.00W TO 36-30.00N 075-47.00W THENCE TO
POINT OF BEGINNING. THESE OPERATIONS INVOLVE LARGE NAVAL HELICOPTERS
AT FLIGHT ALTITUDES OF 100 FEET OR LESS, TOWING SURFACE AND
SUBSURFACE DEVICES AT SPEEDS OF UP TO 25 KNOTS. AN AREA OF HURRICANE
FORCE WINDS EXISTS WITHIN A 250 FOOT RADIUS AROUND THESE HELICOPTERS
SUFFICIENT TO BLOW PEOPLE AND OBJECTS FROM EXPOSED DECKS AND
CAPSIZE SMALL CRAFT. THE TOWED DEVICES MAY BE COMPLETELY INVISIBLE
AND INCLUDE LARGE CABLES AND OBJECTS ON OR JUST BELOW THE SURFACE,
STREAMING UP TO 1,200 FEET BEHIND THE AIRCRAFT. TO MINIMIZE THE
POTENTIAL FOR MISHAP, MARINERS ARE REQUESTED TO REMAIN WELL CLEAR
OF THESE DANGER ZONES WHEN MCM OPERATIONS ARE ENCOUNTERED.
3. FOR SECTORS VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA, BROADCAST UNTIL CANCELLED.
CANCEL AT//220409Z APR 24//

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Source: District 5 DPW
Link: SAFETY/VA – NC – VIRGINIA CAPES OPERATING AREA (VCOA) – HAZOPS – WEEK OF 15 – 21 APR 24/HAZ OPS/CCGD5 BNM 0191-24

SAFETY/DE – MD – VA – RIGHT WHALE SLOW ZONE – EAST OF OCEAN CITY/RIGHT WHALE SLOW ZONE/CCGD5 BNM 0190-24

1. NOAA FISHERIES ANNOUNCES THAT A VOLUNTARY VESSEL SPEED RESTRICTION ZONE UNDER THE RIGHT WHALE SLOW ZONE PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY IN EFFECT EAST OF OCEAN CITY, MARYLAND TO PROTECT RIGHT WHALES. THIS RIGHT WHALE SLOW ZONE IS IN EFFECT THROUGH APRIL 27, 2024. NOAA REQUESTS MARINERS TO ROUTE AROUND THIS ZONE OR TRANSIT THROUGH IT AT TEN KNOTS OR LESS.
THE EAST OF OCEAN CITY SLOW ZONE AREA IS BOUNDED BY: 38 DEGREES 38 MINUTES NORTH, 37 DEGREES 58 MINUTES NORTH, 074 DEGREES 13 MINUTES WEST, 075 DEGREES 04 MINUTES WEST.
2. INFORMATION ABOUT VOLUNTARY VESSEL SPEED RESTRICTIONS CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT:
HTTPS://WWW.FISHERIES.NOAA.GOV/NATIONAL/ENDANGERED-SPECIES-CONSERVATION/REDUCING-VESSEL-STRIKES-NORTH-ATLANTIC-RIGHT-WHALES.
3. FOR SECTORS DELAWARE BAY, MARYLAND – NCR, AND VIRGINIA, BROADCAST UNTIL CANCELLED.
CANCEL AT//160407Z APR 24//

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Source: District 5 DPW
Link: SAFETY/DE – MD – VA – RIGHT WHALE SLOW ZONE – EAST OF OCEAN CITY/RIGHT WHALE SLOW ZONE/CCGD5 BNM 0190-24

SAFETY/NC – CHERRY POINT OPERATING AREA (CPOA) – HAZOPS – WEEK OF 08 – 14 APR 24, CHANGE TWO/HAZ OPS/CCGD5 BNM 0189-24

1. FIRING EXERCISES HAZARDOUS TO SURFACE VESSELS WILL BE
CONDUCTED DURING THE FOLLOWING TIMES AND LOCATIONS IN THE CPOA
DURING THE SUBJECT WEEK:
DATE TIME (LOCAL) SURFACE GRIDS AREA BOUND BY
———————————————————————————————–
12-14 APR 0000-2400 17 34-17N5 076-45W2
33-49N9 076-30W6
33-33N2 076-55W3
34-04N1 077-07W1
13-14 APR 0700-1100 3 35-13N2 075-05W7
34-50N2 074-39W3
34-32N2 075-05W7
34-57N9 075-34W9
2. FOR SECTOR NORTH CAROLINA, BROADCAST UNTIL CANCELLED.
CANCEL AT//150407Z APR 24//

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Source: District 5 DPW
Link: SAFETY/NC – CHERRY POINT OPERATING AREA (CPOA) – HAZOPS – WEEK OF 08 – 14 APR 24, CHANGE TWO/HAZ OPS/CCGD5 BNM 0189-24

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SAFETY/VA – HAMPTON ROADS – ELIZABETH RIVER/ATON/CCGD5 BNM 0188-24

1. THE FOLLOWING TEMPORARY CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE DUE TO DREDGE OPERATIONS.
A. ELIZABETH RIVER LIGHTED BUOY 18 (LLNR 9600) HAS BEEN TEMPORARILY RELOCATED TO APPROXIMATE POSITION: 36-54-15.852N, 076-20-23.261W.
B. ELIZABETH RIVER LIGHTED BUOY 20 (LLNR 9620) HAS BEEN TEMPORARILY RELOCATED TO APPROXIMATE POSITION: 36-53-32.289N, 076-20-15.591W AND IS MARKED WITH A TRLB.
CANCEL AT//251049Z APR 24//

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Source: District 5 DPW
Link: SAFETY/VA – HAMPTON ROADS – ELIZABETH RIVER/ATON/CCGD5 BNM 0188-24

SAFETY/VA – HAMPTON ROADS – ELIZABETH RIVER/ATON/CCGD5 BNM 0187-24

1. THE FOLLOWING TEMPORARY CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE DUE TO DREDGE OPERATIONS
A. ELIZABETH RIVER LIGHTED BUOY 18 (LLNR 9600) HAS BEEN TEMPORARILY RELOCATED TO APPROXIMATE POSITION IN POS 36-54-15.852N, 076-20-23.261W.
2. TEMPORARILY DISESTABLISHED THE FOLLOWING AID:
A. ELIZABETH RIVER LIGHTED BUOY 20 (LLNR 9620).
CANCEL AT//250324Z APR 24//

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Source: District 5 DPW
Link: SAFETY/VA – HAMPTON ROADS – ELIZABETH RIVER/ATON/CCGD5 BNM 0187-24