A US warship has been taking part in military exercises out of Jervis Bay .
USS Oakland was last reported off the Shoalhaven Coast and boaters have been advised to stay at least a kilometre away from the vessel.
Crews from Marine Rescue Jervis Bay have been stood down after a 24 hour patrol with the warship enforcing the no-go-zone around USS Oakland.
JB Marine Rescue Commander John Hill said, “The tasking was a valuable training exercise for the volunteer crew.”
The 128 metre long USS Oakland is part of ‘Integrated Battle Problem’ which is a Pacific Fleet exercise to test, develop and evaluate the integration of unmanned platforms into fleet operations.
Defence has advised the Beecroft Weapons Range is off limits tomorrow for a live firing exercise.