2005-11-Blackrock Sligo Lighthouse

2005-11-Blackrock Sligo Lighthouse

Notices to Mariners

Blackrock Sligo Lighthouse - New Navigatonal Light

11 - 2005

Issue Date: 08 July 2005

Aid: Blackrock Sligo Lighthouse

Area: Blackrock Sligo Lighthouse

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on or about the 1 August 2005 the light at Blackrock Sligo Lighthouse (A6232) will be replaced by a new light. The auxiliary light will be discontinued and replaced by a red sector on the main light.
The character, phasing, and ranges of the existing and new lights are as follows-
 

EXISTING MAIN LIGHT

 

Position

 54° 18.460' N 08° 37.059' W

Character

 Fl W 5s

Flash Period

 Fl 0.2 + ec 4.8 = 5 secs

Range

 13 nm White

Visibility

 W 360°

Elevation

 24 metres

Lighting Time

 Hours of darkness

 

 

EXISTING AUXILIARY LIGHT

 

Position

 54° 18.460' N 08° 37.059' W

Character

 Fl R 3s

Flash Period

 Fl 0.3 + ec 2.7 = 3 secs

Range

 5 nm Red

Visibility

 R 107° - 130° (23°)

Elevation

 12 metres

Lighting Time

 Hours of darkness

 

 

NEW LIGHT

 

Position

 54° 18.460' N 08° 37.059' W

Character

 Fl W 5s

Flash Period

 Fl 0.3 + ec 4.7 = 5 secs

Range

 10 nm White 8 nm Red

Visibility

 W 130° - 107° (337°). R 107° - 130° (23°)

Elevation

 24 metres

Lighting Time

 Hours of darkness


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