2011-09 - Donaghadee Sound - Changes to Buoyage

2011-09 - Donaghadee Sound - Changes to Buoyage

Notices to Mariners

Donaghadee Sound - Changes to Buoyage

09 - 2011

Issue Date: 27 May 2011

Aid:

Area: North East Coast of Ireland

 

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on or about 15 September 2011, a new Starboard Lateral Mark Buoy "CARN" - Fl(2) G 6s will be established, its light synchronised with the Foreland Buoy. At the same time the character of the Foreland Buoy will be altered to Fl(2) R 6s. Around the same time the Deputy Buoy light character will be altered to Fl G 3s and its light synchronised with the Governor Buoy (Fl R 3s). These changes were recommendations in the 2010 Navigation Review.

The new characteristics of the buoys will be as follows:

Carn (New Buoy)

Foreland

New:   Starboard Lateral Mark

Port Lateral Mark

Character:

Fl(2) G 6s   (Synchronised) 0.3

New Character:

Fl(2) R 6s   (Synchronised) 0.3

Latitude:

54°39.845'N (WGS84)

Latitude:

54°39.640'N (WGS84)

Longitude:

05°32.240'W

Longitude:

05°32.307'W

 

Deputy

Governor

Starboard Lateral Mark

Port Lateral Mark

New Character:

Fl G 3s   (Synchronised)   0.3

New Character:

Fl R 3s  (Synchronised)   0.3

Latitude:

54°39.513'N (WGS84)

Latitude:

54°39.360'N (WGS84)

Longitude:

05°31.944'W

Longitude:

05°31.991'W

 

Donaghadee Sound

Reproduced by permission of the UK Hydrographic Office

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

 

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