2006-11 - Eeragh Lighthouse

2006-11 - Eeragh Lighthouse

Notices to Mariners

Eeragh Lighthouse - Reduction in Range of Navigational Light

11 - 2006

Issue Date: 11 October 2006

Aid: Eeragh Lighthouse

Area:

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that at sunset on the evening of Monday 27 November 2006 or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, a new solar powered light of 18 NM range will replace the existing light at Eeragh Lighthouse (A6296). Prior to this event it will be necessary to exhibit a temporary light of lesser range for a period of approximately seven days from sunset on the evening of Monday 20 November 2006.
The character, phasing, and ranges of the existing, temporary and new lights are as follows:

EXISTING LIGHT

Position: 53° 08.909' N 09° 51.402' W
Character: Fl W 15s (0.2 + 14.8 = 15s)
Range: 23 nautical miles
Visible: 297° - 262° (325°)
Height above MHWS: 35m
Lighting Time: Hours of Darkness

 

TEMPORARY LIGHT

Position: 53° 08.909' N 09° 51.402' W
Character: Fl W 15s (1.0 + 14.0 = 15s)
Range: 10 nautical miles
Visible: 297° - 262° (325°)
Height above MHWS: 35m
Lighting Time: Hours of Darkness

 

NEW LIGHT

Position: 53° 08.909' N 09° 51.402' W
Character: Fl W 15s (0.2 + 14.8 = 15s)
Range: 18 nautical miles
Visible: 297° - 262° (325°)
Height above MHWS: 35m
Lighting Time: Hours of Darkness

 
All other details remain unchanged.
Radio Navigational Warnings will be issued when each of the above changes take place.


By Order, S. G. R. Ruttle Chief Executive.