2008-12-Establishment of Experimental Black Rock Buoy

2008-12-Establishment of Experimental Black Rock Buoy

Notices to Mariners

Establishment of Experimental Black Rock Buoy

12 - 2008

Issue Date: 25 July 2008

Aid: Blackrock Buoy

Area: South East Coast of Ireland - Carnsore Point

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on 15 Sept 2008 or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, a temporary experimental buoy will be established as follows:
 
BLACK ROCK XP BUOY
Latitude 52° 08.219' N (WGS 84)
Longitude 06° 24.929' W (WGS 84)
Character Fl (4) Y 10secs
Range 4nm
Type Special Mark: Yellow Pillar Buoy with Yellow X Topmark

The purpose of this buoy is to trial new aids to navigation technology with a view to developing improved levels of performance and service to the mariner. This buoy has no navigational significance.
Radio Navigation Warnings will be issued when the buoy is deployed.
By Order, S. G. R. Ruttle, Chief Executive.