2010-09-Maidens-Alt in Char and reduction in range

2010-09-Maidens-Alt in Char and reduction in range

Notices to Mariners

Maidens Lighthouse - Alteration in Character and Reduction in Range

09 - 2010

Issue Date: 23 July 2010

Aid: Maidens Lighthouse

Area: North East Coast

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on or about 15 September 2010, or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, the character of the navigation light will be altered with a resultant slight reduction in the range.

  Existing Light   Altered Light
Position

54° 55.748'N

WGS 84

54° 55.748'N

 

05° 43.669'W

 

05° 43.669'W

Character Fl (3) W 20s   Fl (3) W 15s
      0.1 + 2.5 + 0.1 + 2.5 + 0.1 + 9.7 = 15s
 

Visible - 360°

 

Visible - 360°

Range 24 NM   23 NM
Shown 24 hours   24 hours

All other details including auxiliary light remain unchanged.

Radio Navigational Warnings will be issued when the above changes take place.


 

 

Dr. S. G. R. Ruttle, Chief Executive