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NAVAREA XII 317/2017 (16,19)  
EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC.
GULF OF ALASKA.
ALASKA.
1. HAZARDOUS OPERATIONS 300300Z TO 300930Z JUL,
   ALTERNATE 310300Z TO 310930Z JUL AND
   010300Z TO 010930Z AUG IN AREAS BOUND BY:
   A. 37-18N 164-57W, 36-58N 164-43W,
      37-00N 164-11W, 38-22N 164-00W,
      38-23N 164-03W.
   B. 43-37N 167-08W, 43-25N 166-26W,
      45-50N 165-10W, 46-01N 165-44W.
   C. 49-41N 158-09W, 49-16N 156-45W,
      51-09N 155-24W, 51-30N 156-44W.
   D. 54-27N 153-33W, 54-02N 152-19W,
      55-18N 149-55W, 56-40N 149-21W,
      57-12N 149-48W, 57-33N 150-43W,
      57-22N 151-49W, 57-29N 152-24W,
      57-13N 152-49W, 56-32N 153-10W.
2. CANCEL THIS MSG 011030Z AUG 17.
( 250254Z JUL 2017 )
NAVAREA XII 316/2017 (GEN)  
1. NAVAREA XII WARNINGS IN FORCE AS OF 211530Z JUL 17:
   315/17, 314/17, 313/17, 312/17, 301/17, 292/17,
   290/17, 283/17, 271/17, 268/17, 255/17, 191/17,
   161/17, 141/17, 136/17, 117/17, 85/17, 54/17.
   401/16, 379/16, 309/16.
   359/15.
2. THE COMPLETE TEXT OF ALL IN-FORCE NAVAREA XII
   BROADCAST WARNINGS ARE AVAILABLE ON THE NGA
   MARITIME SAFETY INFORMATION WEBSITE AT:
   msi.nga.mil/NGAPortal/MSI.portal.
   ALTERNATIVELY, THESE MAY BE REQUESTED BY E-MAIL
   FROM THE NAVAREA XII COORDINATOR AT NAVSAFETY@NGA.MIL.
3. CANCEL NAVAREA XII 311/17.
( 211541Z JUL 2017 )
NAVAREA XII 315/2017 (19)  
NORTH PACIFIC.
HAWAII.
1. MISSILE OPERATIONS 262359Z TO 270430Z JUL,
   ALTERNATE 272359Z TO 280430Z AND
   282359Z TO 290430Z JUL IN AREA BOUND BY
   22-02N 159-46W, 28-25N 171-18W,
   31-52N 175-45W, 37-55N 168-41W,
   34-19N 164-45W, 22-20N 159-43W.
2. CANCEL THIS MSG 290530Z JUL 17.
( 210235Z JUL 2017 )
NAVAREA XII 313/2017 (22)  
EASTERN SOUTH PACIFIC.
ECUADOR.
CHART 22090.
RACON AT SAFE WATER BUOY 02-09.73S 080-55.92W
INOPERATIVE.
( 192106Z JUL 2017 )
NAVAREA XII 312/2017 (16,96)  
BERING STRAIT.
CHART 16220.
SCIENTIFIC MOORINGS ESTABLISHED:
A. NB-17T, IN 65-03.88N 169-38.05W,
   AT DEPTH 52 METERS, TOP FLOAT 27 METERS.
B. BS-17T, IN 66-16.08N 168-54.10W,
   AT DEPTH 57 METERS, TOP FLOAT 32 METERS.
( 190731Z JUL 2017 )
NAVAREA XII 301/2017 (16,96)  
BERING STRAIT.
CHART 16190, 96660.
1. SCIENTIFIC MOORINGS ESTABLISHED:
   A. A3-17, IN 66-19.59N 168-57.13W AT 56 METERS,
      TOP FLOAT 15 METERS.
   B. A2-17, IN 65-46.88N 168-34.08W AT 55 METERS,
      TOP FLOAT 15 METERS.
   C. A4-17, IN 65-44.76N 168-15.78W AT 48 METERS,
      TOP FLOAT 15 METERS.
2. CANCEL NAVAREA XII 215/16.
( 110117Z JUL 2017 )
NAVAREA XII 292/2017 (16,96)  
CHUKCHI SEA.
BERING STRAIT.
ALASKA.
1. CABLE OPERATIONS BY CABLESHIP ILE DE BATZ
   01 JUL THRU 06 AUG IN VICINITY:
   A. 64-55.8N 168-58.6W.
   B. 66-51.9N 163-08.5W.
   C. 70-52.0N 160-27.3W.
   D. 68-20.3N 166-43.2W.
   E. 68-12.3N 167-09.8W.
   WIDE BERTH REQUESTED.
2. CANCEL THIS MSG 07 AUG 17.
( 301116Z JUN 2017 )
NAVAREA XII 290/2017 (GEN)  
E-MAIL SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE FOR BROADCAST WARNINGS.
1. THE MARITIME SAFETY WATCH AT NGA HAS SET UP A
   VOLUNTARY SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE FOR ALL BROADCAST
   WARNINGS AND US MARITIME ADVISORY/ALERTS.
2. THE AVAILABILITY OF NAVIGATIONAL WARNINGS VIA THIS
   NGA SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE DOES NOT RELIEVE
   MASTERS/CAPTAINS OF THE REQUIREMENT TO RECEIVE
   NAVIGATIONAL WARNINGS THROUGH IMO APPROVED
   BROADCAST SERVICES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
   PROVISIONS OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION FOR
   THE SAFETY OF LIFE AT SEA (SOLAS). THIS
   INFORMATION IS PROVIDED AS A SUPPLEMENT TO THOSE
   APPROVED SERVICES.
3. THIS SERVICE IS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE MARITIME
   SAFETY WEB PAGE (MSI.NGA.MIL) AND SELECTING
   'SUBSCRIBE TO BW'. FOLLOW THE PROMPTS TO
   SUBSCRIBE.
( 291500Z JUN 2017 )
NAVAREA XII 283/2017 (18,21)  
EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC.
CALIFORNIA.
1. HAZARDOUS OPERATIONS 0701Z TO 0659Z COMMENCING DAILY
   01 THRU 31 JUL IN AREA BOUND BY
   32-33N 118-25W, 32-35N 118-16W,
   32-35N 117-40W, 31-55N 117-40W,
   31-55N 118-25W.
2. CANCEL THIS MSG 010759Z AUG 17.
( 260236Z JUN 2017 )
NAVAREA XII 271/2017 (22)  
EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC.
COLOMBIA.
CHART 22040.
DEPTHS REPORTED:
A. 2.4 METERS IN 06-18-54N 077-28-37W.
B. 0.3 METERS IN 06-18-59N 077-28-40W.
C. 2.8 METERS IN 06-19-30N 077-28-40W.
D. 19.8 METERS IN 06-19-46N 077-28-38W.
E. 17.2 METERS IN 06-19-41N 077-28-38W.
F. 5.9 METERS IN 06-18-34N 077-28-41W.
G. 8.3 METERS IN 06-18-53N 077-28-41W.
H. 0.6 METERS IN 06-18-07N 077-28-37W.
I. 2.8 METERS IN 06-22-07N 077-24-42W.
J. 4.8 METERS IN 06-22-24N 077-24-51W.
( 162038Z JUN 2017 )
NAVAREA XII 268/2017 (21)  
EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC.
MEXICO.
CHART 21023.
PUNTA GALERA LIGHT 15-56.8N 097-42.0W UNLIT.
( 160213Z JUN 2017 )
NAVAREA XII 255/2017 (21)  
EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC.
MEXICO.
CHART 21023.
PUERTO ARISTA LIGHT 15-56.8N 093-50.1W UNLIT.
( 070319Z JUN 2017 )
NAVAREA XII 191/2017 (GEN)  
U.S. MARITIME ADVISORY 2017-004.
1. ISSUE: U.S. FLAG VESSELS ARE ADVISED TO REMAIN
   VIGILANT AND ADHERE TO THE COUNTER-PIRACY ANNEX OF
   THEIR APPROVED VESSEL SECURITY PLAN WHEN TRANSITING
   THE SULU AND CELEBES SEAS, IN LIGHT OF RECENT
   BOARDINGS AND KIDNAPPINGS FOR RANSOM THAT HAVE
   TAKEN PLACE IN THE AREA. OVER THE PAST 12 MONTHS,
   THERE HAVE BEEN AT LEAST 14 REPORTED KIDNAPPINGS
   AND ONE MURDER, OF WHICH AT LEAST TEN INCIDENTS
   WERE REPORTEDLY LINKED TO ABU SAYYAF GROUP (ASG),
   A VIOLENT ISLAMIC SEPARATIST GROUP OPERATING IN
   THE SOUTHERN PHILIPPINES.
2. PREVIOUSLY, ONLY TOWING AND FISHING VESSELS WERE
   TARGETED AND CREWMEMBERS KIDNAPPED. HOWEVER, SINCE
   OCT 2016, ASG HAS REPORTEDLY TARGETED THREE
   LARGE COMMERCIAL VESSELS AND ONE YACHT. IN NOV
   2016 ASG BOARDED A GERMAN YACHT AND KILLED ONE
   CREWMEMBER, AND IN FEB 2017 KILLED THE REMAINING
   CREWMEMBER AFTER A RANSOM DEMAND WAS NOT MET. THUS
   FAR, NO U.S. VESSELS HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN THESE
   INCIDENTS.
3. GUIDANCE: ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THIS THREAT,
   INCLUDING SPECIFIC RECOMMENDATIONS FOR VESSELS
   TRANSITING THE AREA, IS AVAILABLE ON THE REGIONAL
   COOPERATION AGREEMENT ON COMBATING PIRACY AND ARMED
   ROBBERY AGAINST SHIPS IN ASIA (RECAAP) WEBSITE AT
   WWW.RECAAP.ORG.
4. MARINERS OPERATING IN OR NEAR THIS AREA ARE ALSO
   ADVISED TO CONSULT THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE TRAVEL
   WARNINGS FOR THIS AREA AT
   www.travel.state.gov/content/passports/en/
   alertswarnings/philippines-travel-warning.html.
5. ALL SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS MUST BE REPORTED
   TO THE U.S. COAST GUARD NATIONAL RESPONSE CENTER AT
   800-424-8802 IN ACCORDANCE WITH 33CFR101.305. A SHIP
   HOSTILE ACTION REPORT (SHAR) SHOULD ALSO BE SENT TO
   THE NATIONAL GEOSPATIAL-INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (NGA) AT:
   http://msi.nga.mil/NGAPortal/MSI.portal?_nfpb=true&_
   st=&_pageLabel=msi_portal_page_70&subCode=06
   AS SOON AS POSSIBLE FOLLOWING AN INCIDENT OR
   SUSPECTED ACTIVITY (INCLUDING APPARENT SURVEILLANCE
   BEING CONDUCTED BY SMALL VESSELS/BOATS). REFERENCE
   NGA PUB 117 AT:
   https://msi.nga.mil/NGAPortal/MSI.portal?_nfpb=
   true&_st=&_pageLabel=msi_portal_page_62&pubCode=0009
   FOR FURTHER GUIDANCE.
6. CONTACT INFORMATION: FOR ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS
   ADVISORY, CONTACT MARADSECURITY@DOT.GOV. SUPPLEMENTAL
   INFORMATION MAY ALSO BE FOUND ON THE UPDATED MARAD
   OFFICE OF MARITIME SECURITY WEBSITE AT:
   https://www.marad.dot.gov/environment-and-safety/
   office-of-security/.
   RECAAP FOCAL POINTS CONTACT
   INFO IS AVAILABLE AT
   http://www.recaap.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=
   YjzhJqHXGoQ%3D&tabid=93&mid=542.
7. CANCELLATION OF PRIOR ADVISORIES: THIS MESSAGE
   CANCELS LEGACY MARAD ADVISORY 2013-3 (GULF OF OMAN,
   NORTH ARABIAN SEA, GULF OF ADEN, BAB EL MANDEB),
   LEGACY MARAD ADVISORY 2016-4 (SULU AND CELEBES SEAS).
8. CANCEL THIS MSG 09 NOV 17.
( 082141Z MAY 2017 )
NAVAREA XII 161/2017 (GEN)  
U.S. MARITIME ADVISORY 2017-003.
1. REFERENCE: U.S. MARITIME ALERT MESSAGE 2017-003A.
2. ISSUE: ON 13 MAR, PIRATES HIJACKED AN OIL
   TANKER NEAR THE NORTH COAST OF SOMALIA, MARKING
   THE FIRST SUCCESSFUL PIRACY ATTACK OFF THE COAST
   OF SOMALIA SINCE MAY 2012. SEVERAL ADDITIONAL
   VESSELS HAVE ALSO RECENTLY BEEN BOARDED OR
   HIJACKED WITHIN THE HIGH RISK AREA (HRA) DEFINED
   IN IMO CIRCULAR 3606 AT
   HTTP:WWW.IMO.ORG/EN/OURWORK/SECURITY/
   PIRACYARMEDROBBERY/GUIDANCE/DOCUMENTS/
   CIRCULAR%20LETTER%20NO.3606.PDF.
3. GUIDANCE: WITHIN A 30-DAY PERIOD SPANNING
   MAR THRU APR, THERE HAVE BEEN FOUR
   REPORTED HIJACKINGS AND ONE BOARDING OFF THE
   HORN OF AFRICA. SPECIFIC CASE DETAILS ARE
   AVAILABLE AT THE OFFICE OF NAVAL INTELLIGENCE'S
   "WORLDWIDE THREAT TO SHIPPING" AND "PIRACY
   ANALYSIS AND WARNINGS" WEBSITE AT
   WWW.ONI.NAVY.MIL/INTELLIGENCE-COMMUNITY/PIRACY.
   U.S. FLAG COMMERCIAL VESSELS OPERATING WITHIN
   THE HRA ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH U.S. COAST
   GUARD MARSEC DIRECTIVE 104-6 DUE TO HIGH RISK
   OF PIRACY, KIDNAPPING, HIJACKING, AND ARMED
   ROBBERY WHILE TRANSITING THIS REGION. VESSELS
   ARE FURTHER ADVISED TO REMAIN AT LEAST
   200 NAUTICAL MILES FROM THE SOMALI COAST TO THE
   EXTENT PRACTICABLE, FOLLOW THE GUIDANCE IN BEST
   MANAGEMENT PRACTICES 4 (WWW.MSCHOA.ORG/DOCS/
   PUBLIC-DOCUMENTS/BMP4-LOW-RES_SEPT_5_2011.PDF?
   SFVRSN=0), AND COMPLY WITH THEIR COAST GUARD
   APPROVED VESSEL SECURITY PLAN ANNEX ON COUNTER
   PIRACY ACTIONS. VESSELS OPERATING IN THIS REGION
   ARE ALSO ADVISED TO ESTABLISH CONTACT WITH THE
   UNITED KINGDOM MARITIME TRADE OFFICE (UKMTO).
   UKMTO ADVISORIES, WARNINGS, AND CONTACT INFO ARE
   AVAILABLE AT WWW.UKMTO.ORG.
4. ALTHOUGH THERE IS CURRENTLY NO SPECIFIC
   INFORMATION INDICATING YACHTS OR SAILING VESSELS
   ARE BEING DIRECTLY TARGETED, TRANSIT BY YACHTS OR
   PRIVATELY OWNED SAILING VESSELS THROUGH THE REGION
   IS EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS AND MAY RESULT IN CAPTURE.
   THE U.S. GOVERNMENT ADVISES AGAINST ALL OPERATION
   OF, OR TRAVEL BY, YACHTS OR PLEASURE CRAFT IN THE
   REGION. VESSELS THAT MAKE THIS PASSAGE DESPITE
   THIS WARNING SHOULD MAKE CONTACT IN ADVANCE WITH
   NAVAL AUTHORITIES.  AMERICAN CITIZENS ABOARD
   SHOULD INFORM THE NEAREST U.S. EMBASSY OR CONSULATE
   OF THEIR PLANS TO TRANSIT THE AREA AND/OR UPDATE
   THEIR INFORMATION VIA THE SMART TRAVELER
   ENROLLMENT PROGRAM (STEP) AT:
   HTTP://STEP.STATE.GOV/. YACHTING GUIDANCE CAN
   BE FOUND AT: HTTP://WWW.MSCHOA.ORG/ON-SHORE/HOME.
5. U.S. FLAG VESSELS THAT OBSERVE SUSPICIOUS
   ACTIVITY IN THE INDIAN OCEAN, GULF OF ADEN,
   ARABIAN SEA, RED SEA, AND GULF OF OMAN ARE
   ADVISED TO REPORT SUCH SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY OR
   ANY HOSTILE OR POTENTIALLY HOSTILE ACTION TO THE
   U.S. NAVAL FORCES CENTRAL COMMAND BATTLE WATCH
   CAPTAIN, PHONE: 11 973 1785 3879,
   E-MAIL: CUSNC.BWC@ME.NAVY.MIL.  ALL SUSPICIOUS
   ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS MUST ALSO BE REPORTED TO
   THE U.S. COAST GUARD NATIONAL RESPONSE CENTER AT
   PHONE: 800 424 8802 IN ACCORDANCE WITH
   33 C.F.R. 101.305.
6. A SHIP HOSTILE ACTION REPORT (SHAR) SHOULD ALSO
   BE SENT TO THE NATIONAL GEOSPATIAL-INTELLIGENCE
   AGENCY (NGA) AT: http://msi.nga.mil/NGAPortal/
   MSI.portal?_nfpb=true&_st=&_pageLabel=msi_portal_
   page_70&subCode=06 AS SOON AS POSSIBLE FOLLOWING
   AN INCIDENT OR SUSPECTED ACTIVITY (INCLUDING
   APPARENT SURVEILLANCE BEING CONDUCTED BY SMALL
   VESSELS/BOATS). REFERENCE NGA PUB 117 AT
   (http://msi.nga.mil/NGAPortal/MSI.portal?_
   nfpb=true&_pageLabel=msi_portal_page_62&pubCode
   =0009) FOR FURTHER GUIDANCE.
7. CONTACT INFORMATION: FOR ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS
   ADVISORY, CONTACT U.S. MARITIME ADMINISTRATION,
   E-MAIL: MARADSECURITY@DOT.GOV.
8. CANCELLATION OF PRIOR ADVISORIES: THIS MESSAGE
   CANCELS LEGACY MARAD ADVISORIES 2016-014 (GULF
   OF OMAN, NORTH ARABIAN SEA, GULF OF ADEN, BAB
   EL MANDEB), 2011-5 (VESSELS TRANSITING THE HIGH
   RISK WATERS OF THE GULF OF ADEN, RED SEA, INDIAN
   OCEAN, ARABIAN SEA, AND WATERS OFF THE HORN OF
   AFRICA (SOMALIA) AND LEGACY SPECIAL WARNINGS 001
   (REINTRODUCTION OF SPECIAL WARNINGS),
   122 (EAST AFRICA), 123 (SOMALIA), AND 127 (SUDAN).
9. CANCEL THIS MSG 19 OCT 17.
( 202201Z APR 2017 )
NAVAREA XII 141/2017 (19)  
NORTH PACIFIC.
HAWAII.
MISSILES.
1. INTERMITTENT MISSILE FIRING OPERATIONS CONDUCTED
   BY THE PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY (PMRF),
   BARKING SANDS, KAUAI, HAWAII, IN WHISKEY 188 (W-188)
   OPERATING AREA. OPERATIONS ARE CONDUCTED PERIODICALLY
   THROUGHOUT EACH WEEK IN AREA BOUND BY
   22-00.0N 159-51.0W, 22-00.0N 160-00.0W,
   22-04.0N 160-06.0W, 21-59.5N 160-21.0W,
   22-05.0N 161-35.0W, 22-45.0N 161-25.0W,
   22-56.0N 161-49.0W, 23-34.0N 161-18.6W,
   23-57.0N 160-41.0W, 25-41.0N 161-36.0W,
   26-00.0N 159-58.0W, 25-47.0N 158-15.0W,
   23-54.0N 158-15.0W, 22-20.0N 159-09.0W,
   22-21.0N 159-30.0W, 22-13.0N 159-42.0W.
2. VESSELS MAY BE REQUESTED TO ALTER COURSE DUE TO
   FIRING OPERATIONS AND ARE REQUESTED TO CONTACT
   "PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE BARKING SANDS" ON VHF
   MARINE BAND CHANNEL 16 OR HF 2182 KHZ PRIOR
   TO ENTERING THE ABOVE BOUNDARIES. IF UNABLE
   TO CONTACT PMRF PRIOR TO ENTERING OR WHILE IN
   THE WARNING AREA, RELAY MESSAGES THROUGH
   U.S. COAST GUARD HONOLULU.
3. VESSELS INBOUND AND OUTBOUND FOR HAWAIIAN PORTS
   WILL CREATE THE LEAST INTERFERENCE TO FIRING
   OPERATIONS AS WELL AS ENHANCE VESSEL SAFETY
   BY PASSING SOUTH OF THE ISLANDS OF KAUAI
   AND NIIHAU DURING SPECIFIED TIMES.
4. CANCEL NAVAREA XII 78/17.
( 011758Z APR 2017 )
NAVAREA XII 136/2017 (GEN)  
U.S. MARITIME ADVISORY 2017-002.
1. REFERENCE: U.S. MARITIME ALERT NUMBERS 2017-001A,
   2017-002A, AND 2017-002B, AVAILABLE AT:
   www.marad.dot.gov/msci/.
2. ISSUE: CONTINUED REGIONAL TENSIONS IN YEMEN HAVE
   INCREASED THE RISKS TO U.S. FLAGGED COMMERCIAL
   VESSELS TRANSITING THE SOUTHERN RED SEA. THE
   HOUTHI REBELS HAVE CONDUCTED ATTACKS AGAINST A
   SAUDI WARSHIP AND UAE LOGISTICS VESSELS, AS WELL
   AS AN ATTEMPTED BUT FAILED ATTACK AGAINST
   U.S. NAVY SHIPS IN THE SOUTHERN RED SEA. THERE
   HAS BEEN INCREASED FIGHTING ALONG THE RED SEA
   COAST AND THERE IS A RISK THAT U.S. FLAGGED
   COMMERCIAL VESSELS OPERATING IN THE AREA COULD
   BE ASSOCIATED WITH ANTI-HOUTHI OPERATIONS,
   OR OTHERWISE AT RISK. U.S. FLAGGED VESSELS
   OPERATING IN THIS VICINITY SHOULD EXERCISE
   EXTREME CAUTION.
3. GUIDANCE: IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT U.S. FLAGGED
   COMMERCIAL VESSELS AVOID ENTERING OR LOITERING
   NEAR YEMEN’S RED SEA PORTS, AND THAT VESSELS AT
   ANCHOR, OPERATING IN RESTRICTED MANEUVERING
   ENVIRONMENTS OR AT SLOW SPEEDS, BE ESPECIALLY
   VIGILANT. U.S. FLAGGED COMMERCIAL VESSELS
   TRANSITING THE REGION SHOULD CONDUCT A PRE-VOYAGE
   RISK ASSESSMENT AND INCORPORATE APPROPRIATE
   PROTECTIVE MEASURES INTO THEIR VESSEL SECURITY
   PLANS. U.S. COAST GUARD INFORMATION MAY BE FOUND AT:
   https:homeport.uscg.mil/mycg/portal/ep/home.do.
4. U.S. FLAGGED COMMERCIAL VESSELS IN THE REGION
   SHOULD OPERATE UNDER A HEIGHTENED STATE OF ALERT
   DUE TO THE POTENTIAL FOR DIRECT OR COLLATERAL
   DAMAGE. THESE THREATS MAY COME FROM A VARIETY OF
   DIFFERENT SOURCES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,
   MISSILES, PROJECTILES, MINES, SMALL ARMS, OR
   WATERBORNE IMPROVISED EXPLOSIVE DEVICES. VESSELS
   IN THIS REGION SHOULD REPORT HOSTILE ACTIVITIES
   IMMEDIATELY AND CONTACT COALITION NAVAL FORCES
   ON VHF CHANNEL 16. U.S. FLAGGED COMMERCIAL VESSELS
   SHOULD ALSO MAKE CONTACT IN ADVANCE WITH THE
   U.S. FIFTH FLEET NAVAL COOPERATION AND GUIDANCE
   FOR SHIPPING (NCAGS) DETACHMENT AT
   PHONE: 973 1785 3879 OR
   EMAIL: cusnc.bwc@me.navy.mil. SUSPICIOUS
   ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS ARE ALSO REQUIRED TO BE
   REPORTED BY U.S. FLAG COMMERCIAL VESSELS TO THE
   U.S. COAST GUARD NATIONAL RESPONSE CENTER IN
   ACCORDANCE WITH 33 CFR PART 101.305. VESSELS
   OPERATING IN THIS REGION ARE ALSO ADVISED TO
   ESTABLISH CONTACT WITH THE UNITED KINGDOM
   MARITIME TRADE OFFICE (UKMTO). UKMTO ADVISORIES,
   WARNINGS, AND CONTACT INFO ARE
   AVAILABLE AT www.ukmto.org.
5. TRANSIT BY YACHTS AND PRIVATELY OWNED SAILING
   VESSELS THROUGH THE REGION IS ALSO EXTREMELY
   HAZARDOUS AND MAY RESULT IN CAPTURE. THE
   U.S. COAST GUARD ADVISES AGAINST ALL OPERATION
   OF YACHT AND PLEASURE CRAFT IN THESE AREAS.
   VESSELS THAT MAKE THIS PASSAGE DESPITE THIS
   ADVISORY SHOULD MAKE CONTACT IN ADVANCE WITH
   NCAGS VIA PHONE: 973 1785 3879. AMERICAN
   CITIZENS ABROAD SHOULD INFORM THE NEAREST
   U.S. EMBASSY OR CONSULATE OF THEIR PLANS TO
   TRANSIT THE AREA AND/OR UPDATE THEIR INFORMATION
   VIA THE SMART TRAVELER ENROLLMENT PROGRAM (STEP)
   AT: https://step.state.gov/step/. YACHTING
   GUIDANCE CAN BE FOUND
   AT: http://www.mschoa.org/on-shore/home.
6. A SHIP HOSTILE ACTION REPORT (SHAR) SHOULD BE
   SENT TO THE NATIONAL GEOSPATIAL-INTELLIGENCE
   AGENCY (NGA) AT: http://msi.nga.mil/NGAPortal/MSI.
   portal?_nfpb=true&_st=&_pageLabel=
   msi_portal_page_70&subCode=06
   AS SOON AS POSSIBLE FOLLOWING AN INCIDENT OR
   SUSPECTED ACTIVITY (INCLUDING APPARENT
   SURVEILLANCE BEING CONDUCTED BY SMALL VESSEL/BOATS).
   REFERENCE NGA PUB 117 AT:
   http://msi.nga.mil/MSISiteContent/StaticFiles
   /NAV_PUBS/RNA/Pub117bk.pdf FOR FURTHER GUIDANCE.
7. CONTACT INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION,
   CONTACT, EMAIL: MARADSecurity@dot.gov.
8. CANCELLATION OF PRIOR ADVISORIES: THIS MESSAGE
   CANCELS LEGACY SPECIAL WARNING 134 (RED SEA,
   BAB-EL-MANDEB STRAIT AND GULF OF ADEN), LEGACY
   MARAD ADVISORIES 2005-001 (THREAT INFO AND
   MARITIME INDUSTRY REPORTING OF SUSPECTED/ACTUAL
   TERRORIST INCIDENTS), 2010-006 (GUIDANCE TO
   VESSELS TRANSITING HIGH RISK WATERS ¿ GULF OF ADEN,
   RED SEA, HORN OF AFRICA).
9. CANCEL THIS MSG 24 SEP 17.
( 271307Z MAR 2017 )
NAVAREA XII 117/2017 (21)  
GOLFO DE CALIFORNIA.
MEXICO.
CHART 21008.
1. CABO TEPOCA LIGHT 30-16.3N 112-51.1W UNLIT.
2. CANCEL NAVAREA XII 192/16.
( 150506Z MAR 2017 )
NAVAREA XII 85/2017 (21)  
EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC.
MEXICO.
CHART 21023.
1. PUERTO ESCONDIDO LIGHT 15-51.0N 097-04.7W RANGE
   TEMPORARILY REDUCED TO FOUR MILES.
2. CANCEL NAVAREA XII 66/17.
( 202333Z FEB 2017 )
NAVAREA XII 54/2017 (21,22)  
EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC.
CHART 21033.
RACON (C) ESTABLISHED AT ISLA MALPELO LIGHT
04-00.3N 081-36.4W.
( 031911Z FEB 2017 )
NAVAREA XII 401/2016 (22)  
EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC.
COLOMBIA.
CHART 22050.
DANGEROUS WRECK IN 04-05-22N 077-30-10W.
( 022108Z NOV 2016 )
NAVAREA XII 379/2016 (22)  
EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC.
COLOMBIA.
CHART 22050.
PUNTA COCO LIGHT 02-58.3N 077-42.2W DISCONTINUED.
( 191841Z OCT 2016 )
NAVAREA XII 309/2016 (16,96)  
BERING STRAIT.
CHART 16220,
1. SCIENTIFIC MOORINGS ESTABLISHED:
   A. NB-16T, IN 65-03.66N 169-38.33W,
      AT DEPTH 51 METERS, TOP FLOAT 26 METERS.
   B. BS-16T, IN 66-16.05N 168-54.02W,
      AT DEPTH 56 METERS, TOP FLOAT 31 METERS.
2. CANCEL THIS MSG 31 JUL 17.
( 051540Z SEP 2016 )
NAVAREA XII 359/2015 (21)  
MEXICO.
GOLFO DE CALIFORNIA.
CHART 21014.
DANGEROUS WRECK IN 24-34.36N 108-02.12W.
( 280221Z OCT 2015 )
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