2005-10 - Cashla Bay

2005-10 - Cashla Bay

Notices to Mariners

Cashla Bay - Upgrade of Navigational Light

10 - 2005

Issue Date: 31 May 2005

Aid: Cashla Bay Lighthouse

Area: Cashla Bay Lighthouse

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on or about the 18 July 2005 the present light at Cashla Bay Lighthouse, Lion Point (A6304.5) will be upgraded.

Mariners' attention is drawn to the new daylight exhibition and ranges of the light, the associated minor changes to flash length and period, and the 3.5 degree Green and Red Sector widths as follows?
 

EXISTING LIGHT

 

Position

53º 15.841' N

 

09º 33.954' W

Character

Dir ISO WRG 4s

Flash Period

fl 2.0 + ec 2.0 = 4 seconds

Sectors

 

  Green

 357.5º - 008.5º [11.0º]

  White

 008.5º - 011.5º [3.0º]

  Red

 011.5º - 017.5º [6.0º]

Range

 

  Green

 Night 6 NM

  White

 Night 8 NM

  Red

 Night 6 NM

 

 

NEW LIGHT

 

Position

53º 15.841' N

 

09º 33.954' W

Character

Dir ISO WRG 5s

Flash period

fl 2.5 + ec 2.5 = 5 seconds

Sectors

 

  Green

 005.0º - 008.5º [3.5º]

  White

  008.5º - 011.5º [3.0º]

  Red

 011.5º - 015.0º [3.5º]

Range

 

  Green

  Day 2 NM Night 6 NM

  White

  Day 3 NM Night 8 NM

  Red

  Day 2 NM Night 6 NM


All other details remain unchanged.
Radio Navigation Warnings will be issued when the above alteration takes place.
By Order, S. G. R. Ruttle, Chief Executive.