2012-07-Skelligs Rock Lighthouse

2012-07-Skelligs Rock Lighthouse

Notices to Mariners

Reduction in Range Of Light at Skelligs Rock Lighthouse

07 - 2012

Issue Date: 23 March 2012

Aid: Skelligs Rock Lighthouse (A6422)

Area:

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on or about 23 May 2012, or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, a temporary light will be installed at Skelligs Rock Lighthouse for a period of approximately seven (7) weeks.  On or about 10 July 2012, or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, a new light will be installed.

 

Existing Light

Temporary Light

New Light

 

Range

 

 

19nm

 

10nm

 

12nm

Character

Fl. (3) W 15s

Fl 0.15, ec 2.4, fl 0.15, ec 2.4,

fl 0.15, ec 9.75 = 15s

 

Fl. (3) W 15s

Fl 0.3, ec 2.3, fl 0.3, ec 2.3, fl 0.3, ec 9.5 = 15s

 

Sector

Sector Visible 262°-115° (213°)

Partially obscured by land within 6nm 110° - 115° (5°)

 

SKELLIGS ROCK LIGHTHOUSE (A6422)

Position (WGS84) 51° 46.108'N  10° 32.519'W

 

All other details remain unchanged. Radio Navigational Warnings will be issued when the above change takes place.

By Order, Yvonne Shields Chief Executive.