Ballacash Bank facts for kids
The currents around the Point of Ayre have, over the millennia formed a series banks stretching out to the east which, it is advised, should be avoided especially in heavy weather when the seas break over them. The Ballacash Bank extends for approximately 3 mi (2.6 nmi; 4.8 km) east-south-east from a position 3.7 mi (3.2 nmi; 6.0 km) northeast of the Point of Ayre. It is steep on both sides and has a least depth of 2.3 m (7.5 ft).
The bank is denoted on maritime charts and marked with the West Cardinal Buoy at position buoy is yellow in colour with a black horizontal band. It is fitted with a light which operates a quick group flash of nine every 10 seconds.. The
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