2009-06 - Kish Lighthouse

2009-06 - Kish Lighthouse

Notices to Mariners

Kish Lighthouse - Reduction in Range of Fog Signal

06 - 2009

Issue Date: Friday 27 March 2009

Aid: Kish Lighthouse

Area: East Coast of Ireland

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on or about 25 May 2009, or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, a new fog signal with reduced range will be installed.

  Existing Fog Signal New Fog Signal
Position 53° 18.650'N
05° 55.542'W
53° 18.650'N
05° 55.542'W
Character Horn (2)30s
bl 3, si 3, bl 3, si 21
Horn (2)30s
bl 3, si 3, bl 3, si 21
Range 3.9NM 2NM

At the same time the Fog Detector Light (VQW) will be replaced by an infra-red detector system with no visible light source.

All other details remain unchanged.

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

By Order, S. G. R. Ruttle, Chief Executive