1998-07 Corlis Point

1998-07 Corlis Point

Notices to Mariners

Corlis Point - Establishment of Leading Lights

07 - 1998

Issue Date: 14 September 1998

Aid: Corlis Point

Area: West Coast of Ireland

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on Sunday 20 September 1998 or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, leading lights shall be established at Corlis Point to assist navigation in the mouth of the Shannon. The flash character of the lights shall be synchronised and their intensity shall increase during daylight hours and decrease by night to allow effective observation and use by day and night.

Leading line:
046° 25' (0.46.25°)

Front Leading Light

Name:
Corlis Point (Front)
Position:
52° 37'.08 N
09° 36'.33 W
Character:
Oculting W. 5 secs (fl 4, ec 1)
Range:
7nm (Day), 10nm (Night)
Height above MHWS:
8.9m
Structure:
Concrete Hut
Lighting Time:
Continuous

Rear Leading Light

Name:
Corlis Point (Rear) Querrin Quay
Position:
52° 37'.67 N
09° 35'.30 W
Character:
Occulting W. 5 secs (fl 4, ec 1)
Range:
7nm (day), 10nm (Night)
Height above MHWS:
27.7m
Structure:
Lattice Mast
Lighting Time:
Continuous

An Aircraft Warning Light will be established on top of the rear lattice mast. This light will not normally be observed by mariners due to its orientation and the relative intensity of the navigation light.

Position:
52° 37'.67 N
09° 35'.30 W
Character:
Fixed Red - Visible 360°
Height above MHWS:
28.5m

Radio Navigation Warnings will be issued to inform mariners of trial operations of these lights prior to establishment as per this notice.
By Order
T. M. Boyd
Chief Executive.