1999-13-Blackrock Buoy

1999-13-Blackrock Buoy

Notices to Mariners

Establishment of Experimental Black Rock Buoy

13 - 1999

Issue Date: Wednesday 1 December 1999

Aid: Blackrock Buoy

Area: South East Coast of Ireland

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on 12th January 2000 or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, a temporary experimental buoy will be established as follows:

Black Rock Buoy
052°08.20' N
006° 24.87' W
Buoy Type:
South Cardinal
Yellow over Black
Two cones points downwards
VQ(6) + L Fl 10s
Nominal Range:
11 nm
Morse K (- . - ) (3 & 10 cms), 360°: Range: 6 - 15 nm.

The purpose of this buoy is to site trial new aids to navigation technology with a view to developing improved levels of performance and service to the mariner.
A Radio Navigational Warning will be issued when the buoy is established.

By Order, T. M. Boyd, Chief Executive.