Friday 4th December 2015

Forecast rough weather. Buoyage in estuary

Forecast gale force winds  will affect coastal shipping and  mv WARBER currently sailing from Shoreham to GREENOCK with a part cargo including a vulnerable deck cargo of timber has contacted the Pilot with a view to sheltering until Sunday in CLOVELLY roads. She will pass Lands End this evening, before her Dutch master makes his decision.

The port hand buoys at Greysand and South Crow have been unreliable recently, and this had been reported to Trinity House,. The crew of mv MAIR have attended by road and RIB and both buoys are back in action. The Bar buoy is lit, and not extinguished as recently reported.