Reduction In Range of Navigational Light

Reduction In Range of Navigational Light

Notices to Mariners

Reduction in Range of Navigation Light

10 - 2014

Issue Date: 26 June 2014

Aid: Sheep's Head Lighthouse

Area: South West Coast

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on 30 July 2014, or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, the present light will be replaced with a new LED light.  The present character and phasing will remain unchanged.

 

 

Existing Light

 

New Light

 

Position:

 

 

 

51˚32.591’N

009˚50.923’W

(WGS 84 Datum)

 

51˚32.591’N

009˚50.923’W

(WGS 84 Datum)

 

Character:

FL (3) WR 15s

FL (3) WR 15s

Elevation:

 

83 Metres

 

83 Metres

Range:

W18 Nautical Miles

R15  Nautical Miles

W15 Nautical Miles

R9 Nautical Miles

 

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

By Order, Yvonne Shields Chief Executive