Notices to Mariners
Temporary Withdrawal of South Rock Automatic Lightfloat. Notice No. 6(2002) is cancelled and re-issued as Notice No. 7(2002) with amended information.
07 - 2002
Issue Date: Wednesday 20 March 2002
Aid: South Rock Automatic Lightfloat
Area: North East Coast of Ireland
The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on Wednesday 7th August 2002, or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, the South Rock Automatic Lightfloat (A5966) will be temporarily withdrawn for a period of approximately six weeks during which it will be replaced by a high focal plane buoy, having the following characteristics:-
Buoy Type: Port Hand Lateral Mark
Shape: Pillar Buoy
Light: Fl (3) R 30s
Light Range: 8 nautical miles
Fog Signal: Wave Activated Whistle
Racon: Morse 'T' (-)
The geographical position of the South Rock Automatic Lightfloat is:-
Latitude: 54° 24.5' N
Longitude:05° 22.0' W
Radio Navigational Warnings and notices will be issued during the course of the withdrawal and return to station of the lightfloat.
By Order, T. M. Boyd, Chief Executive.