2012-08 Reduction in range of light Tory Island Lighthouse

2012-08 Reduction in range of light Tory Island Lighthouse

Notices to Mariners

Reduction in range of light Tory Island Lighthouse

08 - 2012

Issue Date: 21 May 2012

Aid: Tory Island Lighthouse

Area:

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on 3 September 2012, or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, a new light with decreased range will be installed at Tory Island Lighthouse. This light will be exhibited during hours of darkness only.

 

Position

55° 16.357'N 008° 14.964'W

 

Visibility

302°-277° (335°)

 

Day Mark

Black Tower with a White Band

 

 

Existing Light

 

New Light

Character

Fl(4) W 30s

(0.2+4.8+0.2+4.8+0.2+4.8+0.2+1 4.8)

 

Fl(4) W 30s

(0.8+4.2+0.8+4.2+0.8+4.2+0.8+1 4.2)

 

Shown

24 Hours

 

Hours of Darkness

Range

W 27 NM

 

W 18 NM

 

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

 

 

By Order, Yvonne Shields Chief Executive.