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Notices to Mariners
Upgrade and Repositioning of South East Blackwater Buoy
19 - 2008
Issue Date: Friday 21 November 2008
Aid: South East Blackwater Buoy
Area: East Coast of Ireland
The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on or about the 13 January 2009 (or as soon as possible thereafter) the Southeast Blackwater Buoy will be upgraded to an East Cardinal Superbuoy and moved 0.8 Nautical miles Eastwards. The upgraded buoy will feature a larger daymark and be equipped with a 6 mile light, Racon and AIS (Automatic Identification System).
At the same time the East Blackwater Buoy will be permanently withdrawn.
The Geographical Positions (WGS84) of these buoys are:
East Blackwater Buoy:
South Blackwater Buoy (Previous position)
South Blackwater Buoy (New position)
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For guidance on the use of AIS as an Aid to Navigation refer to CIL Notice No. 15/2008.
Radio Navigational Warnings will be issued when the repositioning and withdrawal have taken place.
By Order, S. G. R. Ruttle, Chief Executive