2017-10 Mew island Lighthouse

2017-10 Mew island Lighthouse

Notices to Mariners

Alteration of Character from Flashing to Fixed Flashing

10 - 2017

Issue Date: Thursday 14 December 2017

Aid: Mew Island Lighthouse


The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on 01 February 2018, or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, Mew Island Lighthouse Character will be altered from a Flashing Light to a smart LED technology Fixed and Flashing Light. A new low luminous intensity fixed light will be combined with the existing flashing light of higher luminous intensity in order to assist with acquisition of the light during the eclipse period.
All other details will remain unchanged.

Exisiting Character New Character
Character: Fl(4) W 30s (fl 0.7, ec 4.3) x 3, fl 0.7, ec 14.3) FFl(4) W 30s (fl 0.7, ec 4.3) x 3, fl 0.7, ec 14.3)
Range: 18NM 18NM
Displayed: 360o 360o

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

By Order of Yvonne Shields, Chief Executive