2012-09 Reduction in range of light Rathlin O’Birne Lighthouse

2012-09 Reduction in range of light Rathlin O’Birne Lighthouse

Notices to Mariners

Reduction in range of light Rathlin O’Birne Lighthouse

09 - 2012

Issue Date: 21 May 2012

Aid: Rathlin O'Birne

Area:

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on 15 August 2012, or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, a new light with reduced range will be installed at Rathlin O'Birne Lighthouse.

 

Position

54° 39.816'N 008° 49.951'W

 

Character

Fl WR 15s  (0.3+14.7)

 

Visibility

R195°-307°(112°), W307º-195°(248°)

 

Day Mark

White Tower

 

 

 

Existing Light

 

 

New Light

 

Range

 

W 18 NM   R 14 NM

 

 

W 12 NM   R 10 NM  

 

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

By Order, Yvonne Shields , Chief Executive