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Port hand day beacon

What is a port hand day beacon?

Port hand day beacon

  • A port hand day beacon is similar to a port hand lateral buoy.
  • It points out the left side of a preferred channel.
  • It must be kept on the left when the craft is going upstream. 
  • It is a black or green square centered on a white background with a green reflective boarder.
  • It has no lights and is visible only during daylight.  

Port day beacon


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