2014-06 Reduction in light range of Ardnakinna Lighthouse

2014-06 Reduction in light range of Ardnakinna Lighthouse

Notices to Mariners

Ardnakinna Lighthouse, reduction in range of navigational light

06 - 2014

Issue Date: 11 March 2014

Aid: Ardnakinna Lighthouse

Area: South West Coast

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on 01 May, or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, the present light will be replaced with a new LED light. At the same time, the range of the new light will be reduced to 14nm White and 9nm Red. The present character and phasing will remain unchanged. The new light will be shown in the hours of darkness only.

 

 

Existing Light

New Light

Position

51°37'.104 N 

51°37'.104 N

 

09°55'.092 W

09°55'.092 W

 

 

 

Character

FL(2)WR10s 

FL(2)WR10s

 

Visible -                 

Visible -

 

R319° - 348° 

R319° - 348°

 

W348° - 066° 

W348° - 066° 

 

R066° - Shore                  

R066° - Shore

 

 

 

Height

20m

20m

 

 

 

Range

W17 Nautical Miles

W14 Nautical Miles

 

R 14 Nautical Miles            

R  9  Nautical Miles

         

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

By Order, Yvonne Shields Chief Executive