2021-04 Rathlin East Lighthouse - Light reduction in range

2021-04 Rathlin East Lighthouse - Light reduction in range

Notices to Mariners

Rathlin East Lighthouse - Light reduction in range

04 - 2021

Issue Date: 08 March 2021

Aid: Rathlin East Lighthouse

Area:

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on 15th March 2021, or as soon thereafter as circumstances permit, a new light with decreased range will be installed at Rathlin East Lighthouse. This light will be exhibited during hours of darkness only.

Position: 55° 18.093’N 006° 10.267’W (WGS 84 Datum)
Sector: W Vis 110° – 006° (256° ) W Vis 036°-058° (22°)
Character: Fl. (4) W 20s
Phasing: 0.2+2.3+0.2+2.3+0.2+2.3+0.2+12.3 = 20s
Day Mark: White Tower, Black Band
Elevation: 27 metres
EXISTING LIGHT NEW LIGHT
Range: 26 Nautical Miles 18 Nautical Miles
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 O’Connor Chief Executive