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Information buoy - Definition - Purpose - Color

What is an information buoy?

Information buoy

  • An information buoy is a buoy that displays, by means of words or symbols, information of interest to the mariner.
  • It is white, with an orange, open-faced square symbol on two opposite sides, and two orange horizontal bands, one above and one below the square symbols.

To learn more about the different buoys and beacons that can be found on the waters in Canada.