2017-07 Reduction in Range of Navigational Light

2017-07 Reduction in Range of Navigational Light

Notices to Mariners

Maidens Lighthouse - Reduction in Range of Navigational Light

07 - 2017

Issue Date: 11 April 2017

Aid: Maidens Lighthouse

Area: North East Coast

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on or about 01 July 2017, or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, the present light will be replaced with a new rotating LED light. The range of the light will be reduced to 18 Nautical Miles. The present character and phasing will remain unchanged. The new light will be shown in the hours of darkness only.

EXISTING LIGHT NEW LIGHT
Position: 54°55.748'N 005°43.669'W (WGS 84 Datum) 54°55.748'N 005°43.669'W (WGS 84 Datum)
Character: Fl(3)W 15s (fl 0.1, ec 2.5) x 2, fl 0.1, ec 9.7 Fl(3)W 15s (fl 0.1, ec 2.5) x 2, fl 0.1, ec 9.7
Elevation: 29 Metres 32 Metres
Range: 23 Nautical Miles 24 Hour Light 18 Nautical Miles Hours of Darkness Only

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

By Order, Yvonne Shields Chief Executive.