2010-15 - Repositioning of South Long Buoy

2010-15 - Repositioning of South Long Buoy

Notices to Mariners

South Long Buoy - Alteration to a Starboard Lateral mark and reposition

15 - 2010

Issue Date: Wednesday 24 November 2010

Aid: South Long Buoy

Area: Approaches to Rosslare Harbour


The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on or about 15 February 2011, or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, the existing South Long Buoy will be changed to a Starboard Lateral Mark, repositioned, and its light synchronized with the Splaugh Buoy. These changes are as a result of recommendations in the 2010 Aids to Navigation Review.

South Long

Shift: 1.5 cables to south west (230°)
New Position (WGS 84)
Latitude:  52° 14.740'N
Longitude:  06° 15.800'W
Change to a Starboard Lateral
New Character:   Fl (2) G 6s
Synchronised with the Splaugh Buoy
(Lat: 52°14.363'N Long: 06°16.784'W)

 South Long chart

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


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