Issue Date: Monday 30 April 2018
Aid: Fastnet Lighthouse
The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on 02 July 2018, or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, the present light will be replaced with a new, Rotating Light Emitting Diode (LED) light. The range of the light will be reduced to 18 nautical miles.
The present character and phasing will remain unchanged.
The position, character, phasing, range, elevation and hours of operation of the existing and new light are as follows:
|EXISTING LIGHT||NEW LIGHT|
|Character:||Fl. W. 5s||Fl. W. 5s|
|Phasing:||(0.1 + 4.9 = 5s)||(0.1 + 4.9 = 5s)|
|Range:||27 Nautical Miles||18 Nautical Miles|
|Elevation:||49 metres||53 metres|
|Hours of Operation:||24 Hours||Hours of Darkness Only|
Radio Navigation Warnings will be issued when the above changes take place.By Order, Yvonne Shields, Chief Executive