LNM: N Gulf, Hazardous Operations, Pensacola, Panama City and Tallahassee, FL
All vessels are to remain at least 2 NMs from testing areas. No specific dates are given for these exercises. Call the number given below if you plan to transit that part of the Gulf.
FL – GULF OF MEXICO – PENSACOLA – PANAMA CITY – TALLAHASSEE – Hazardous Operations – UPDATE
Mariners making plans to transit offshore Tallahassee, Panama City and Pensacola, Florida, are advised of frequent rocket activity and associated hazardous areas which may include free falling debris and/or descending vehicles or vehicle components under various means of control.
Offshore Pensacola, bound by the following approximate positions:
29-55-48.0N 087-38-35.0W (29°55.8000N / 087°38.5834W, 29.930000 / -87.643056),
29-55-48.0N 087-21-25.0W (29°55.8000N / 087°21.4166W, 29.930000 / -87.356944),
29-40-12.0N 087-38-35.0W (29°40.2000N / 087°38.5834W, 29.670000 / -87.643056) and
29-40-12.0N 087-21-25.0W (29°40.2000N / 087°21.4166W, 29.670000 / -87.356944) .
Offshore Panama City, bound by the following approximate positions:
29-21-25.0N 086-19-34.W (29°21.4166N / 086°19.5667W, 29.356944 / -86.326111),
29-21-25.0N 086-02-24.0W (29°21.4166N / 086°2.4000W, 29.356944 / -86.040000),
29-35-10.0N 086-19-34.0W (29°35.1667N / 086°19.5667W, 29.586111 / -86.326111) and
29-35-10.0N 086-02-24.0W (29°35.1667N / 086°2.4000W, 29.586111 / -86.040000) .
Offshore Tallahassee, bound by the following approximate positions:
29-24-47.0N 084-20-31.0W (29°24.7834N / 084°20.5166W, 29.413056 / -84.341944),
29-24-47.0N 084-03-29.0W (29°24.7834N / 084°3.4834W, 29.413056 / -84.058056),
29-09-91.0N 084-20-31.0W (29°10.5167N / 084°20.5166W, 29.175278 / -84.341944) and
29-09-91.0N 084-03-29.0W (29°10.5167N / 084°3.4834W, 29.175278 / -84.058056) .
Mariners should contact U.S. Coast Guard Sector Mobile at (251) 441-5976, for more information. Specific scheduled information and Marine Safety information Bulletins (MSIB) can be found at the following website https://homeport.uscg.mil/port-directory/jacksonville. Upcoming information and Hazardous Areas are also posted on the Patrick Air Force Base website: https://www.patrick.af.mil, or can be obtained by calling 1 (800) 470-7232.
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