2008-05-Dundalk - Removal of Red Sector

2008-05-Dundalk - Removal of Red Sector

Notices to Mariners

Dundalk Lighthouse - Removal of Red Sector

05 - 2008

Issue Date: 02 March 2008

Aid: Dundalk Lighthouse

Area: East Coast of Ireland

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on Wednesday 9 April 2008, or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, a temporary light with a range of 10nm White / 9nm Red will be established at Dundalk (Pile) Lighthouse. The other characteristics of the light will remain unchanged.

On Saturday 19 April 2008, or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit the RED sector will be permanently removed from the navigational lights at Dundalk (Pile) Lighthouse and a new white light with a range of 21nm will be established.
The character, sectors, and ranges of the existing, temporary, and new lights are as follows:
 

 

Existing Light

Temporary Light

New Light

Position:

53° 58.560' N

53° 58.560' N

53° 58.560' N

 

06° 17.714' W

06° 17.714' W

06° 17.714' W

Character:

Fl WR 15s

Fl WR 15s

FL W 15s

 

0.4 + 14.6 =15s

0.4 + 14.6 =15s

0.4 + 14.6 =15s

Range &

21nm White/

10nm White/

21nm White

Colour:

18nm Red

9nm Red

 

Visibility

White 124° - 151°

White 124° - 151°

White 360

 

Red 151° - 284°

Red 151° - 284°

 

 

White 284° - 313°

White 284° - 313°

 

 

Red 313° - 124°

Red 313° - 124°

 

Height

 

 

 

AMSL:

10m

10m

10m

Lighting Time:

Hours of Darkness

Hours of Darkness

Hours of Darkness


Radio Navigation Warnings will be issued when each of the above changes take place.
By Order, S. G. R. Ruttle, Chief Executive.