2004-02 - Charlesfort Lighthouse

2004-02 - Charlesfort Lighthouse

Notices to Mariners

Charlesfort Lighthouse - Increase in range of Navigational Light

02 - 2004

Issue Date: 20 February 2004

Aid: Charlesfort Lighthouse

Area: SOUTH COAST OF IRELAND

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on the 14th April 2004, or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, the present light at Charlesfort Lighthouse (A5712) will be increased in range. The flash length will also be increased.

The position, character, flash length, and range of the existing and replacement lights are as follows:

EXISTING LIGHT

 

Position

51° 41.7' N 08° 29.9' W

Character

Fl WRG 5s

Flash Length

fl 0.6

Range       White

8 nautical miles

                Red

5 nautical miles

                Green

6 nautical miles

 

 

NEW REPLACEMENT LIGHT

 

Position

51° 41.7' N 08° 29.9' W

Character

Fl WRG 5s

Flash Length

fl 1.0

Range       White

9 nautical miles

                Red

6 nautical miles

                Green

7 nautical miles

All other details remain unchanged.
Radio Navigation Warnings will be issued when the above alteration takes place.

By Order, T. M. Boyd, Chief Executive.