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MN#84/17 - LOWER BANN NAVIGATION - High Water Levels (Amended)

Posted by Colin Becker 
MN#84/17 - LOWER BANN NAVIGATION - High Water Levels (Amended)
29 August, 2017 11:52

The attached Marine Notice just in from Waterways Ireland.
It's pretty much the exact opposite of the earlier version which I have deleted to avoid confusion!

Best Wishes,

GMY Chang Sha
Amended message posted 31/8/17

MARINE NOTICE No 84 of 2017
Lower Bann Navigation
High Water Levels
Lock Closures and General Hazards

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters and owners of vessels that all locks on the Lr Bann are open with the exception of The Cutts.

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.

Inspector of Navigation
25 Aug 2017
Tel: 353 90 6494232

Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 31/08/2017 15:59 by Colin Becker.
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