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Buoys & Beacons (Lateral)


Buoys & Beacons (Cardinal)


Other Buoys & Beacons


Lights


Fog signal


Restricted


Regulated


Rocks, Wrecks & Obstructions


Other Marine objects


Fishing & Diving


Marine Points Of Interest (POI)


Landmarks


Generic Points Of Interest (POI)


Transportation


History


Outdoor Points Of Interest (POI)


Outdoor activities


Outdoor Winter Activities


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Buoys & Beacons (Lateral)

Click here to see the IALA (International Association Lighthouses Authorities) System for more information about the Lateral Marks Maritime Buoyage System.

Green Later mark buoy (CAN)

IALA "A" : Starboard hand marks with conical topmark (if any).

IALA "B" : Port hand marks with cylindrical topmark (if any).

 

Red Later mark buoy (NUN)

IALA "A" : Port hand marks with cylindrical topmark (if any).

IALA "B" : Starboard hand marks with conical topmark (if any).

 

Bifurcation mark buoy

This mark indicates that a "preferred" channel (often, a deep channel suitable for heavy commercial traffic) lies to one side, and a secondary channel on the other. Vessels wishing to use the preferred channel observe the top colour of the mark, and vessels wishing to use the secondary channel observe the bottom colour.

 

Green Later mark beacon

IALA "A" : Starboard hand marks with conical topmark (if any).

IALA "B" : Port hand marks with cylindrical topmark (if any).

 

Red Later mark beacon

IALA "A" : Port hand marks with cylindrical topmark (if any).

IALA "B" : Starboard hand marks with conical topmark (if any).

 

Bifurcation mark beacon

This mark indicates that a "preferred" channel (often, a deep channel suitable for heavy commercial traffic) lies to one side, and a secondary channel on the other. Vessels wishing to use the preferred channel observe the top colour of the mark, and vessels wishing to use the secondary channel observe the bottom colour.

 

IALA System

Remember: Lateral marks have opposite meaning in different areas of the world (IALA system see below images).

IALA SystemIALA System

The world has been subdivided in two IALA areas:

IALA "A" : Europe, Africa, Australia, New Zealand and most of Asia except for Japan-Koreas-Philippines

IALA "B" : Americas and Japan-Koreas-Philippines

IALA System

 



Buoys & Beacons (Cardinal)

Click here to see the IALA (International Association Lighthouses Authorities) System for more information about the Cardinal Marks Maritime Buoyage System.

North cardinal mark

South cardinal mark

West cardinal mark

East cardinal mark

 

Cardinal Marks IALA System

Cardinal marks indicate the direction of safety as a cardinal (compass) direction (north, east, south or west) relative to the mark.

A cardinal mark indicates one of the four compass directions by:

A cardinal mark may be used to accomplish the following:

 

Cardinal Buoy System

 

Other Buoys and Beacons

Buoy Isolated Danger

Buoy Safe Water

Buoy Special Purpose

Buoy Installation

Mooring Buoy

 

Lights

Light or Lighted Structure (Single color)

Multi Lights

Flood Light

 

Strip Light

Light Vessel

 

Fog signal

Bell, Horn, Whistle, Gong, Explosive, Diaphone, Siren, Reed, Typhon.... fog signal.

 

Restricted

Anchoring Prohibited

Fishing Prohibited

Entry Prohibited

Spear Fishing Prohibited

Diving Prohibited

Jet-Ski Prohibited

Water-Ski Prohibited

Entry Restricted

Restricted Area

 

Regulated

Anchoring regulated

Caution Area

Dumping Ground Area

Sea Plan landing area

Cables area

 

Rocks, Wrecks & Obstructions

Emerged Rock

Submerged Rock

Dangerous Rock

Emerged Wreck

Submerged Wreck

Dangerous Wreck

Bottom Obstruction

 

Other Marine objects

Radar Reflector

Radar Station

Radio Call-in Point

Rescue Station

Water Turbolences

Pile

Offshore Platform

Marsh, Swamp

 

Fishing & Diving

Fishing Spot

Fishing Prohibited

Diving Spot

Diving Prohibited

Spear Fishing Area

Spear Fishing Prohibited

Fishing Area

Fishing Equipment

Fishing Facility

Diving Equipment

Fishing baits area

Fishing tecnique

Crabs

Lobsters

 

Marine Points Of Interest (POI)

Tugboat Service

Water Taxi

Beach

Boat Ramp

Coast Guard

Crane

Ferry

Lighthouse

Marina

Yacht Club

Navigation Equipment

Port, Port Agency

Shipyard

 

Landmarks

Chimeny

Silo

Lighthouse

Flare Stack

Mast

Lighted Mast

Tower

Lighted Tower

Fortified Structure

Water Tower

Triangulation Point

Observation Point

Check Point

Benchmark

Flagpole

Windmill

Dish Aerial

 

Generic Points Of Interest (POI)

Restaurant

Bar, Pub

Restroom, Toilets

Hotel, Motel

Grocery Store

First Aid, Hospital, Clinic

Fire Station

Telephone

Bank

Train Station

Information

Gym

Stadium

Swimming

Golf Course

Shower

Building

Kids Area

Bridge

Parking

Police

Post Office

Travel Agency

Weather Forecast

Dam

Point Of Interest

 

Transportation

Fuel Station

Taxi

Car Rental

Bus

Helicopter Airport

Airport

 

History

Museum

Archaelogical Site

Church

Cemetery

 

Outdoor Points Of Interest (POI)

Park, Forest

Picnic Area

Outdoor Equipment

Hut, Shelter

Bivouac

Cabin

Outdoor Guide Service

Lookout

Landslide

Cairn

Peak

Mountain Pass

Spring

Water Point

Stockyard

Wild Animals

Waterfall

Ford

Rapids

Volcano

Campground

Caravan Park

Caravan Pullout

 

Outdoor activities

Hiking, Walking

Off Road Vehicle

ATV

Climbing

Cycling

Mountain Biking

Horse Back Riding

Hunting

 

Outdoor Winter Activities

Ski Resort, Ski Area

Alpine Ski

Cross Country Ski

Snow Board

Snowmobile

Ski Equipment, Ski Rent

Ski School

Ticket Office

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