CYPRUS  LIGHTS AND  GENERAL AIDS  TO  NAVIGATION

Φάροι της Κύπρου και Γενικά βοηθήματα Ναυσιπλοϊας.

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 Φάροι --- Lights and terminology

 Σημαντήρες --- Buoys

Ραδιοφάροι --- Radio Beacons

Σημεία στη Ξηρά --- Landmarks and Beacons

Other aids to Navigation and People that may assist  you with Info.

 

 

Reminder  on Lights:

1. A light must, on a given bearing, maintain a consistent character.

2. The intensity of lights is given in candelas .Where the intensity of a light is capable of being varied, or where it is different in different sectors, two or more values are given. 

3. Elevation is the vertical distance between the focal plane of the light and the level of Mean Highest High Water, whichever is given in Admiralty Tide Tables.(If using B.A. documents). This may be different in countries using their own cartographic services and facilities.

4. Luminous range is the maximum distance at which a light can be seen' at a given time as determined  by the intensity of the light and the meteorological visibility prevailing at that time; it takes no account of  the eleveation of the light and the observer's height of eye or the curvature of the earth.

5. Nominal range is the luminous range when the meteorological visibility is 10 sea miles. 18.520 (18,5 kilometres).

6. Sector light.-A light presenting different  appearances, either of colour or character, over the  horizon of interest to maritime navigation. 

7. Leading lights.(Ldg Lts)-Two or more lights associated so as to form a leading line to be followed. for safe navigation.  (For example in entering Paphos Port) .

A reminder of Light abbreviations for Cyprus:-

ec=Eclipse F= Fixed FFl= Fixed and flashing FFl(. .)= Fixed and group flashing
Fl= Flashing Fl(. .)= Group flashing fl=Flash G= . Green 
M = Sea miles m= metres min= minutes Mo= Morse code light or fog signal
Oc= Occulting . Occas = Occasional Q = Quick flashing , R = Red
Racon= Radar responder beacon Ramark = Radar beacon (continuous)

Radio = Coast radio station

Ra refl = Radar reflector
RD = Directional radiobeacon UQ = Ultra quick flashing Vis = Visible VQ = Very quick flashing
W= White Y =  Yellow, amber or orange (T) = Temporary Ldg Lts= Leading lights

ΦΑΡΟΙ  ΚΥΠΡΟΥ
LIGHTS  OF CYPRUS  

PLEASE ALWAYS  DOUBLE CHECK LIGHT INFO (as we have checked "admiralty list of lights and fog signals " volume E 1990. Mediterranean black and red seas. NP 78 published by the hydrographer of the navy, we found errors i.e page 229 light no.5883  (W190deg-285deg (95deg)....... R285deg.-010deg (85deg). this is wrong and should be replaced by W010deg-115deg .......R115deg-190deg..... Also note that the Cape Gata light is still not operational (11-11-2007)

B.A.No.& Location. Lat and Long Light Charact. Elevation, Luminocity Structure Details
5876. Cape Gata

not operational (11-11-2007)

34 33 .6 33 01. 4 FI W 5s 58m 15M White stone tower  fl 0.5 vis 189deg. –130deg (301deg)
5876.2

Akrotiri. Sea Wall.

 Head  

34 34 1 33 02 0 FI R lOs  11m 5M Framework tower   
5876·3 - Harbour entrance.  W side . 34 34 0 33 01 9 Fl G lOs  11m  3M Framework tower   
5876.4 -

Akra Yerokombos        .

34 35 1

32 59 4

Aero Mo (A.K.) R  37m 2.7M NNE .. Beacon F R  on each of 4 radio masts
5876. 6 – Ro Ro Berth.   N.E.Dolphin  34 34. l 33O2.O  FI(2)R 1Os  9m 3M   fl 0.7, ec 1.3, fl0.7, ec 7.3

5876.8 -SW Dolphin  

 

 

34 34.1

33 02.0

FI.R 1Os  7m 3M Dolphin fl 0.7

5877- Limassol Port

Main Breakwater.  

Head 

 

34 38 7

33 01 6

Q(6)R 1Os  9m  6M  Metal column  fl 0.5,ec 0.5, fl 0.5, ec 0.5, fl 0.5, ec 0.5, fl 0.5, e.c 0.5, fl 0.5, ec 0.5, fl 0.5, ec 4.5
5877.4 –Lee Breakwater.Head          34 38.8

33 01 4

FI(3)W  IOs 13m  10M Metal column fl1, ec 1, fl 1, ec 1, fl 1, ec 5
5878.-Ldg Lts 248°. Front   34 38·5

33 00·7

F G  6m  2M Orange mark on metal framework tower  
5878 · 1 -- Rear. 410m from   front 34 38 · 4

33 00.5

Oc G 5s 12m 2M Orange mark on metal framework tower ec 1.
5880 - LIGHTER BASIN   S Quay. Head 34 39.8

33 02-5

Fl G 3s  9m 7M  Grey metal framework tower fl 0.3
5880·2 - W Breakwater.  head. 34 39-9 

33 02-5

F R  9m 6M Grey metal framework tower  
5880·7 Pyrgos. Marina (Marina St Raphael.).   S Breakwater. Head 34 42-8

33 10.0

Fl(2)W 10s 9m 10M Metal mast  
5880·75 -- E Breakwater. Head   34 42-8 

33 10·0

Fl G 2s  5m  3M Metal post fl 0.3
5581 Vasilikos   34 42·7

33 18·7

F R  26m 6M Loading pylon NO LONGER IN OPERATION
5882. Cape kiti   34 48.8 

33 36·2

FI(3)W 15s 20m 13M White stone tower fl 0.5, ec 1.5, fl 0.5, ec 1.5, fl 0.5, ec 10.5
5882.5 - Larnaca Fishing Harbour.   E Breakwater 34 53 .8

33 38.3

FI(2)R lOs   .....           4M  Beacon .(Those are the actual entrance lights)  
5882.6 - W Breakwater  34 53.8

33 38·3

F1(2)G lOs  4M Beacon  

5883 - Marina.of Larnaca. Breakwater Head

..

 

34 54·8

33 38·5

Fl(5)WR 15s

 

 

 

Below this: F.R

12m W16M

R13 Morange mast

 

 

6m  same structure as above

 w010-115deg(105) used to mark anchorage area, R115-190deg (75) used to mark prohibited area for anchoring. Sectors and light no loger valid-under repairs (9-2-2002)

2007= Only two fixed entrance lights = Red and Green.

 

5883.6   N.Breakwater. Head 34 54.8

33 38.5

F.G. 3m 1M metal post  
5884  Main Harbour of Larnaca. S.Breakwater Head. 34 55.3

33 38.8

Fl WR 5sec 8m W10, R5 fl 0.5. R075deg-270deg(195deg)

W270deg-005deg (95deg)

5884.4  N.Breakwater Head. 34 54.4

33 38.6

F.G. 3m 1M  
 5886.   Dhekelia Jetty Off Head. 34 58.4

33 43.7

FR Dolphin  
 5886.2   Dhekelia Jetty  34 58.4

33 43.7

FR Dolphin  
5888Cape Greco 34 57.2

34 05.0

Fl W 15sec. 16m 12M white stone tower fl 1.5 F.R lights on radio masts nearby

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