12 - 2008
Establishment of Experimental Black Rock Buoy
Name of the Aid: Blackrock Buoy
25 July 2008
Area:South East Coast of Ireland - Carnsore Point
|BLACK ROCK XP BUOY|
|Latitude||52° 08.219' N (WGS 84)|
|Longitude||06° 24.929' W (WGS 84)|
|Character||Fl (4) Y 10secs|
|Type||Special Mark: Yellow Pillar Buoy with Yellow X Topmark|
The purpose of this buoy is to trial new aids to navigation technology with a view to developing improved levels of performance and service to the mariner. This buoy has no navigational significance.
Radio Navigation Warnings will be issued when the buoy is deployed.
By Order, S. G. R. Ruttle, Chief Executive.
Mariners are invited to contact the Marine Department, Commissioners of Irish Lights to comment on any aspect of the Aids to Navigation Service or on hazards to navigation around the coast of Ireland.