2013-06 Mizen Head Lighthouse

2013-06 Mizen Head Lighthouse

Notices to Mariners

Reduction in Range of Navigational Light

06 - 2013

Issue Date: 29 April 2013

Aid: Mizen Head Lighthouse

Area:

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on 15 July 2013, or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, the present light at Mizen Head Lighthouse (A6448) in position 51° 26.96' N, 09° 49.19' W will be replaced by a new light. This will necessitate the provision of a temporary light of reduced range for a period of approximately five weeks from 11 June 2013.

The character, phasing, range, and lighting times of the existing, temporary, and new light are as set out below. The arc of visibility: 313° - 133° (180°) will remain unchanged.

 

Existing Light

 

Temporary Light

 

New Light

 

Character:

 

 

Visible Sector:

Iso W 4s

fl 2.0, ec 2.0

 

313o - 133o (180o)

Iso W 4s

fl 2.0, ec 2.0

 

313o - 133o (180o)

Iso W 4s

fl 2.0, ec 2.0

 

313o - 133o (180o)

 

Range:

 

W 15 nautical miles

 

W 10 nautical miles

 

W 12 nautical miles

 

Displayed:

 

Hours of Darkness

 

 

Hours of Darkness

 

Hours of Darkness

 

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

 

By Order, Yvonne Shields Chief Executive