2006-10-Coningbeg Lightfloat-withdrawal

2006-10-Coningbeg Lightfloat-withdrawal

Notices to Mariners

Withdrawal of Coningbeg Lightfloat and Establishment of new Coningbeg Buoyage Scheme

10 - 2006

Issue Date: 09 October 2006

Aid: Coningbeg Lightfloat

Area: South East Coast of Ireland

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on or about the 20 November 2006 it is intended to permanently disestablish the Coningbeg Lightfloat and to establish a new buoyage scheme consisting of a Cardinal 'Superbuoy' (a large bodied high focal plane buoy with high powered light and Racon) to mark the Coningbeg Rock and two cardinal buoys to mark the Bore Rocks and the Red Bank. All three buoys will be AIS (Automatic Identification System) equipped.
 
NAME OF AID CONINGBEG BUOY
Position 52° 03.198' N
06° 38.567' W     WGS 84
Light Character Q (6) + L Fl 15s
Range 9 nautical miles
Racon G (- - ?)
NAME OF AID BORE ROCKS BUOY
Position 52° 06.074' N
06° 31.871' W     WGS 84
Light Character Q (3) 10s
Range 6 nautical miles
NAME OF AID RED BANK BUOY
Position 52° 04.999' N
06° 41.652' W     WGS 84
Light Character VQ (9) 10s
Range 6 nautical miles

Coningbeg
On the same date the Coningbeg Lightfloat will be permanently withdrawn.
NAME OF AID CONINGBEG LIGHTFLOAT (A5832)
Position 52° 02.40' N
06° 39.45' W     WGS 84

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