2015-10 Hook Head Lighthouse

2015-10 Hook Head Lighthouse

Notices to Mariners

Hook Head Lighthouse reduction in range of navigational light

10 - 2015

Issue Date: Tuesday 22 September 2015

Aid: Hook Head Lighthouse


The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on or about 30 November 2015, or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, the present light at Hook Head will be replaced with a new LED light of reduced range as recommended in the 2010 Aids to Navigation Review. This will necessitate the provision of a temporary light for a period of approximately one week from the evening of 23 November 2015.

Existing light Temporary Light New Light
Position 52°07.42’N 006°55.76'W 52°07.42’N 006°55.76'W 52°07.42’N 006°55.76'W
Character FL W 3s (0.1 + 2.9 = 3s) FL W 3s (0.5 + 2.5 = 3s) FL W 3s (0.1 + 2.9 = 3s)
Range 23 Nautical Miles 10 Nautical Miles 18 Nautical Miles
Elevation 46m 46m 46m

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

By Order, Yvonne Shields, Chief Executive