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Non-Lateral Markers

Regulatory or informational markers are used to advise you of situations, dangers, or directions. They may indicate shoals, swim areas, speed zones, etc. They can be easily identified by the white color with orange geometric shapes.  

Exclusion buoy

Exclusion buoy

Explanation may be placed outside the crossed diamond shape, such as dam, rapids, swim area, etc.

Danger buoy

Danger buoy

The nature of danger may be indicated inside the diamond shape, such as rock, wreck, shoal, dam, etc.

Control buoy  

Control buoy

Type of control is indicated in the circle, such as slow, no wake, anchoring, etc.

May show white light and/or may be lettered. 

Information buoy

Information buoy

For displaying information such as directions, distances, locations, etc.