2019-07 Smiths Buoy

2019-07 Smiths Buoy

Notices to Mariners

Re positioning of the Smiths Buoy

07 - 2019

Issue Date: Friday 3 May 2019

Aid: Smiths Buoy

Area: South Coast of Ireland, Off Ballycotton

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on 06 June 2019, or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, the existing Smiths Buoy will be repositioned approximately 0.18 Nautical Miles in a direction of 171°(T).

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Reproduced by kind permission from the UK Hydrographic Office

Smiths Buoy
Existing Position (WGS 84) New Position (WGS 84)
Latitude 51° 48.615’N Latitude 51° 48.430’N
Longitude 008° 00.726’W Longitude 008° 00.670’W

Radio Navigation Warnings will be issued when the above change takes place. This change is required to take account of new hydrographic survey data in the area of Smiths Rock.

By Order, Yvonne Shields, Chief Executive