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Lighted Buoys

These buoys use the lateral marker shapes, colors, and numbers discussed previously. In addition, they have a matching colored light.

  • Lighted Buoy - green
  • Lighted Buoy - red


These are permanently placed signs attached to structures, such as posts, in the water. Common daymarks are red triangles (equivalent to nuns) and green squares (equivalent to cans). These may be lighted also.

  • Buoy - Green daymark
  • Buoy - Red daymark