2011-14 Roancarrigmore New Light

2011-14 Roancarrigmore New Light

Notices to Mariners

SOUTH WEST COAST OF IRELAND EASTERN ENTRANCE TO BEARHAVEN ROANCARRIGMORE (A6442) REPLACEMENT OF LIGHTHOUSE

14 - 2011

Issue Date: 20 December 2011

Aid: Roancarrigmore

Area:

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on or about 21st February 2012, or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, a new solar powered light will be erected on Roancarrigmore.  The new light will be installed on a 7m stainless steel tower within the existing lighthouse compound.  Details of the new light are as follows:

 

Existing Light

New Light

 

 

 

Position

51° 39.183'N    WGS 84

51° 39.180'N

 

09° 44.820'W

09° 44.837'W

 

Character

FL.W.R. 3s

FL.W.R.5s (fl 1.0, ec 4.0)

 

Visible -                  

Visible -

 

W 312°-050°(98°)        

W 312°-050°(98°)

 

R 050°-122°(72°)      

R 050°-122°(72°)

 

R (Unintens) 122°-242°(120°)

R (Unintens) 122°-207°(85°)

 

R  242°-312°(70°)

Obscured 207°-246°(39°)

 

 

R  246°-312°(66°)

         

Range

White 18nm

White 11 nm

 

Red    14nm

Red     9 nm (unintens 5nm)

 

 

 

Daymark

White Round Tower

Stainless Steel Tower

 

Black Band

 

 

 

 

Height

18m above water

13m above water

 

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

By Order, Yvonne Shields Chief Executive