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Posted: 15/08/2021

Marine Notice No 49 of 2021 - Shannon Navigation - Low water levels and fast flows from Banagher to Meelick - Cautionary warning

Notice Number 49 of 2021

MARINE NOTICE
No 49 of 2021

Shannon Navigation

Low water levels and fast flows from Banagher to Meelick

Cautionary warning

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise Masters of vessels that low water levels and fast flows exist between Banagher and Meelick on the Shannon Navigation.

Water levels are currently at or below “Ordinary Summer levels” in this area.

Masters of vessels are requested to observe the 5km speed limits in the Meelick area to prevent squat in shallower areas.

Masters of vessels, particularly those with deep drafts, are advised to navigate with additional caution and to remain within the navigation at all times.


P Harkin
Inspector of Navigation
15 August 2021

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