2011-04-approaches to Shannon Estuary-changes to buoyage

2011-04-approaches to Shannon Estuary-changes to buoyage

Notices to Mariners

Approaches to Shannon Estuary - Changes to buoyage

04 - 2011

Issue Date: 01 March 2011

Aid:

Area: Approaches to Shannon Estuary

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on or about 15 June 2011, the existing Kilcredaun Buoy will be changed to a Port Lateral Mark and its light synchronized with the Tail of Beal Buoy which will be changed to a Starboard Lateral Mark. At the same time the Beal Spit Buoy will be changed to a Starboard Lateral Mark and its light synchronised with the Carrigaholt Buoy. These changes were recommendations in the 2010 Navigation Review.

The new characteristics of the buoys will be as follows:

Kilcredaun

Tail of Beal

Change to a Port Lateral Mark

Change to a Starboard Lateral Mark

Character

QR (Synchronised)

New Character

QG (Synchronised)

Latitude

52° 34.440'N (WGS84)

Latitude

52° 34.393'N (WGS84)

Longitude

09° 41.196'W

Longitude

09° 40.746'W

Carrigaholt

Beal Spit

Port Lateral Mark

Change to a Starboard Lateral Mark

Character

Fl (2)R 6s (Synchronised)

New Character

Fl (2)G 6s (Synchronised)

Latitude

52° 34.921'N (WGS84)

Latitude

52° 34.820'N (WGS84)

Longitude

09° 40.504'W

Longitude

09° 39.972'W

 

Shannon Buoys

 

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

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