Danger Area Tipner Firing Range


Queen's Harbour Master Portsmouth

LNTM No 2/14

  1. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a Small Arms Firing Danger Area exists in Portchester Lake, extending to 2500 metres from the Tipner Firing Range. The Danger Area limits are defined by the following points as shown on British Admiralty Charts 2628 and 2631:
    1. The 400 yard Firing Point Flagstaff (50º49’.46N 001º05’.64W).
    2. Pile 84.
    3. Pile 78.
    4. Position 50º50’.135N 001º07’.665W (unmarked).
    5. Position 50º49’.585N 001º07’.915W (unmarked).
    6. Pile 62
    7. Pile 87.
  2. Piles 62, 64, 70, 78, 84, 87 and 89 carry DANGER AREA WARNING Notices.
  3. When firings are taking place a Red Flag by day or a Red Light at night is exhibited from the flagstaffs at Tipner Range.
  4. Whilst firings are taking place all craft are, as far as is practicable, to keep clear of the danger area outlined in paragraph 1 above; alternatively those navigating the Portchester Channel are to pass through the area as quickly as possible.
  5. Tipner Range Security Staff can be contacted on 02392 727415.
  6. Portsmouth LNTM 03 / 13 is hereby superseded.

S O Hopper
Queen's Harbour Master