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Buoys and markers are the “traffic signals” that guide boat operators safely along some waterways. They also identify dangerous or controlled areas and give directions and information. As a recreational boat or a personal watercraft (PWC) operator, you will need to know the lateral navigation markers and non-lateral markers of the U.S. Aids to Navigation System.

Diagram of buoy system on waterway
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