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MN#87/17 - SEW - High Water Alert Withdrawn

Posted by Colin Becker 
MN#87/17 - SEW - High Water Alert Withdrawn
23 August, 2017 17:45
Greetings,

The attached Marine Notice just in from Waterways Ireland

Best Wishes,

Colin
GMY Chang Sha
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MARINE NOTICE No 83 of 2017
Shannon Erne Waterway
High Water Levels
Lock Closures and General Hazards

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners of vessels that the following Shannon-Erne Waterway Locks are inoperable due to high water levels following recent heavy rainfall:
Locks 2 – 5 and Locks 7 - 16

Masters should be aware of the following non-exhaustive list of hazards related to the current high water levels:

-Reduced air-draft at bridges
-Increased flow rates
-Difficulties discerning the navigation channel
-Submerged obstacles including navigation markers
-Submerged jetties

Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their cooperation in this matter.

C.J.Lawn
Inspector of Navigation
24 Aug 2017
Tel: 353 90 6494232
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Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 30/08/2017 14:31 by Colin Becker.
MN#85/17 - SHANNON ERNE WATERWAY - High Water Levels - Flooding at Locks
29 August, 2017 11:56
Greetings,

The attached Marine Notice just in from Waterways Ireland

Best Wishes,

Colin
GMY Chang Sha
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MARINE NOTICE
No 85 of 2017
Shannon-Erne Waterway
High Water Levels
Flooding at Locks
Marine Notice No 83 /2017 refers. Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners of vessels as to the condition of lead-in / landing jetties on the Shannon-Erne Waterway after recent heavy rainfall and high water levels:
Lock 1 & Locks 4 to 16 are operating as normal Locks 2 & 3 are operational but have flooding to their lower landing jetties. Boaters are advised to proceed into the lock chamber if the gates are open and to contact the Ballyconnell Waterway Patroller for assistance if they are not on mobile number 087 260 3662.
Masters should be aware of hazards related to the current high water levels:
-Reduced air-draft at bridges
-Increased flow rates
-Difficulties discerning the navigation channel -Submerged obstacles including navigation markers -Submerged jetties Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their cooperation in this matter.
C.Lawn
Inspector of Navigation
28 Aug 2017
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MN#87/17 - SEW - High Water Alert Withdrawn
30 August, 2017 14:31
Greetings,

The attached Marine Notice just in from Waterways Ireland

Best Wishes,

Colin
GMY Chang Sha
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MARINE NOTICE No 87 of 2017
Shannon Erne Waterway
High Water Levels

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners that Marine Notices No. 83 and No. 85 are now withdrawn.

C.J.Lawn
Inspector of Navigation
30 Aug 2017
Tel: 353 90 6494232
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