2013-08 Eagle Island Lighthouse

2013-08 Eagle Island Lighthouse

Notices to Mariners

Dome Replacement and Reduction in Range of Navigational Light

08 - 2013

Issue Date: 04 June 2013

Aid: Eagle Island Lighthouse

Area: West Coast of Ireland

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on or about 01 July 2013, or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, a new cap and a new flashing light to replace the existing rotating optic will be installed.  This will necessitate the provision of a temporary light of reduced range for a period of approximately 24 weeks from the evening of 01 July 2013.

 

 

Existing Light

Temporary Light

New Light

 

 

 

 

Position

54°17.022' N

54°17.035' N

54°17.022' N

 

10°05.564' W

10°05.575' W

10°05.564' W

 

 

 

 

Character

FL(3)W15s

FL(3)W15s

FL(3)W20s

 

Visible -

Visible -

Visible -

 

360°

336° - 320°

360°

 

 

 

 

Range

W19 Nautical Miles

W10 Nautical Miles

W18 Nautical Miles

       

Daymark

White Tower

White Pedestal

White Tower

 

 

 

 

Height

67m above water

67m above water

67m above water

 

The existing dome and lantern will be replaced with a new steel cap with the light mounted on top.

 

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

 

By Order, Yvonne Shields Chief Executive