2009-09-South Arklow Superbuoy

2009-09-South Arklow Superbuoy

Notices to Mariners

Replacement of ARKLOW LANBY by a Superbuoy (ALL No: 5845)and withdrawal of the South Arklow Buoy

09 - 2009

Issue Date: Friday 22 May 2009

Aid: South Arklow Superbuoy

Area: East Coast of Ireland

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on or about Monday 17 August 2009, or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, it is intended to permanently withdraw the Arklow LANBY (52° 39.548'N 05° 58.145'W) and replace it with a Superbuoy equipped with a light, Racon and AIS as described below. The Assigned Position of the new buoy will be approximately 8 cables to the NNW of the previous position of the Arklow Lanby and will be named South Arklow.

At the same time the present South Arklow Buoy (52° 40.812'N 05° 59.230'W) will be withdrawn.

South Arklow (Superbuoy)
New Position (WGS 84) 52°40.196' N 05°58.886' W
Structure South Cardinal Superbuoy Yellow/Black
Topmark 2 Cones - points downwards
Character Q(6)+ LFL 15 s 6(0.6+0.6)+ 2 + 5.8s = 15s
Range 7nm
Fog Signal None
Racon Morse "O"
AIS MMSI 992501040 Message 21
Height 6.0m
Lighting Time Hours of Darkness


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

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