2004-08-South Rock Lightfloat

2004-08-South Rock Lightfloat

Notices to Mariners

Temporary withdrawal of South Rock Lightfloat

08 - 2004

Issue Date: Friday 27 August 2004

Aid: South Rock Lightfloat


The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on Friday 24th September 2004, or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, the South Rock Automatic Lightfloat (A5966) will be temporarily withdrawn for a period of approximately one week during which it will be replaced by a buoy having the following characteristics:-

Buoy Type

 Port Hand Lateral Mark


 Pillar Buoy




 Fl (3) R 30s

Light Range

 8 nautical miles

Fog Signal

 Wave Activated Whistle


 Morse T (-)



The geographical position of the South Rock Automatic Lightfloat is


54° 24.5' N


05° 22.0' W

Radio Navigational Warnings will be issued during the course of the withdrawal and return to station of the lightfloat.
By Order, T. M. Boyd, Chief Executive.