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Isolated Danger buoys and markers

Isolated danger buoy

Isolated Danger buoy characteristics:

  • An isolated danger buoy is moored on an isolated danger (such as a wreck) in a secure or safe body of water.
  • it is used to mark an isolated hazard in waters which are otherwise navigable.
  • it is usually moored directly on or above the danger
  • it is used to mark a large rock, shoal or sunken ship

Isolated Danger buoy color:

  • it is black with a red horizontal stripe. 

Isolated Danger buoy light:

  • If the buoy has a light, it is white.

Types of buoys and markers and what they mean


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