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 Lower Bann are inoperable due to high water levels following recent heavy rainfall 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:XXX
- – 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, 25 August 2017