2017-06 Shear Channel Buoyage

2017-06 Shear Channel Buoyage

Notices to Mariners

Approaches to Rosslare South Shear Channel Buoyage

06 - 2017

Issue Date: 09 March 2017

Aid: Rosslare South Shear Channel Buoyage

Area: South East Coast Ireland

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on or about 18 May 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter, the flash characters of Splaugh, South Long and West Holdens buoys will be altered. The new characters will be sequenced along with South Holdens and Calmines Buoys to improve conspicuity.

Reproduced by kind permission from the UKHO

The combination of synchronised lights, all flashing at the same time and sequential lights flashing one after another is as follows:

Master Stations:

Splaugh Buoy South long Buoy
Position 52°14.363'N 006°16.784'W (WGS 84 Datum) 52°14.740'N 006°15.800'W (WGS 84 Datum)
Type Port Hand Lateral Starboard Hand Lateral
Existing Character Fl (2) R. 6s (Sync) Fl (2) G. 6s (Sync)
New Character Fl. R. 6s (Sync) Fl. G. 6s (Sync)

+1 Second delay:

Calmines Buoy South Holdens Buoy
Position 52°14.997'N 006°17.781'W (WGS 84 Datum) 52˚15.146’N 06˚17.249’W (WGS 84 Datum)
Type Port Hand Lateral Starboard Hand Lateral
Character Unchanged Fl R. 3s (Sync) Fl G. 3s (Sync)

+2 Second delay:

West Holdens Buoy
Position 52°15.763'N 006°18.747'W (WGS 84 Datum)
Type Starboard Hand Lateral
Existing Character Fl (3) G. 10s
New Character Fl (3) G. 9s

All other details will remain unchanged. Radio Navigation Warnings will be issued when the above changes take place.

By Order, Yvonne Shields Chief Executive.