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Notice to Mariners

This page will cover areas of concern on Lake Mead. We will try to keep the boater informed about the fluctuating water level and exposed reefs/islands.

WARNING: The NOAA Lake Mead Nautical Chart states, "The prudent mariner will not rely soley on any single aid to navigation, particularly on floating aids."

CAUTION: The NOAA Lake Mead Nautical Chart states, "Frequent changes in aids to navigation can be expected because of fluctuation in lake level."

For current weather call the nearest WINDTALKER at Callville Bay: 293-6391, Cotton Wood Cove: 1-702-297-1265, Echo Bay: 1-702-394-4440, Hemenway Harbor: 294-2400
Note: Callers from out-of-state must call the area code (702) on all numbers.

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Lake Mead NRA News Release

May 5, 2003
For Immediate Release
Roxanne Dey, (702) 293-8947
roxanne_dey@nps.gov

Notice to Mariners

Lake Mead National Recreation Area Superintendent William K. Dickinson announced changes in Aids to Navigation on Lake Mead.

The following changes have been made to the series of lateral buoys leading from the Overton Arm into Echo Bay:


Green Can Buoy EB-1 has been removed. It has been replaced by Green Lighted buoy EB-1.
The new location of this buoy is:

36 degrees, 17 minutes, 41 seconds north
114 degrees, 24 minutes, 04 seconds west

This aid shows a green light and displays a Q (quick) flashing sequence. This light is on for 0.3 seconds, then off for 0.7 seconds, showing 60 flashes per minute.


Red Nun Buoy EB-2 has been relocated to:

36 degrees, 17 minutes, 47 seconds north
114 degrees, 24 minutes, 04 seconds west


Green Can Buoy EB-3 has been relocated to:

36 degrees, 17 minutes, 57 seconds north
114 degrees, 24 minutes, 29 seconds west


Red Nun Buoy EB-4 has been removed. It has been replaced by Red Lighted Buoy EB-4.
The new location of this buoy is:

36 degrees, 18 minutes, 02 seconds north
114 degrees, 24 minutes, 28 seconds west

This aid shows a red light and displays a Q (quick) flashing sequence. The light is on for 0.3 seconds, then off for 0.7 seconds, showing 60 flashes per minute.


Green Can Buoy EB-5 has been relocated to:

36 degrees, 18 minutes, 06 seconds north
114 degrees, 24 minutes, 44 seconds west


Red Nun Buoy EB-6 has been removed. It has been replaced by Red Lighted Buoy EB-6.
The new location of this buoy is:

36 degrees, 18 minutes, 10 seconds north
114 degrees, 24 minutes, 42 seconds west

This aid shows a red light and displays a FL (flashing) sequence. The light is on for 0.4 seconds, then off for 3.6 seconds. The sequence is then repeated.


The following buoys have been discontinued:

Green Can Buoy EB-7, located at:
36 degrees, 18 minutes, 07 seconds north
114 degrees, 24 minutes, 47 seconds west

Red Nun Buoy EB-8, located at:
36 degrees, 18 minutes, 10 seconds north
114 degrees, 24 minutes, 42 seconds west


Lake Mead National Recreation Area is a unit of the National Park Service.

-NPS-

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