Important Notices to Mariners


The boating community is recommended to visit this page regularly for up to date temporary notices to mariners.


  • Closure of Waters for South32 Rottnest Channel Swim – Thomson Bay

    Published: 20 January 2020

    Between 12pm Friday 19 February and 6pm Saturday 20 January 2021 a portion of the waters of Thomson Bay will be closed to vessels as per the attached Closed Waters map. This excludes emergency and authorised vessels for the Rottnest Channel Swim special event.

    Mariners are further advised that due to the proximity of the swim channel to fuel dispensing facilities, fuel supplies will not be available from 10am to 6pm on Saturday 20 February 2021.

    Download the Gazettal Notice (PDF 122KB) 

    Download the Closed Waters Map (PDF 1.56MB)

    View more about the South32 Rottnest Channel Swim 2021 event here.

  • Stark Jetty Pens Unavailable

    Stark Jetty pens are currently closed for repairs.