Tag:seamark:type=buoy_cardinal

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Public-images-osm logo.svg seamark:type = buoy_cardinal
Buoy Cardinal.png
Description
Cardinal buoys Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Group: Marine navigation
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: de facto

A cardinal beacon is used in conjunction with the compass to indicate where the mariner may find the best navigable water. It is placed in one of the four quadrants (North, East, South and West), bounded by inter-cardinal bearings from the point marked.

How to map

Shape

Category - Colour - Topmark

North seamark:buoy_cardinal:category=north

seamark:buoy_cardinal:colour=black;yellow
seamark:buoy_cardinal:colour_pattern=horizontal
seamark:topmark:shape=2 cones up
seamark:topmark:colour=black

Example cardinal north.png
East seamark:buoy_cardinal:category=east

seamark:buoy_cardinal:colour=black;yellow;black
seamark:buoy_cardinal:colour_pattern=horizontal
seamark:topmark:shape=2 cones base together
seamark:topmark:colour=black

Example cardinal east.png
South seamark:buoy_cardinal:category=south

seamark:buoy_cardinal:colour=yellow;black
seamark:buoy_cardinal:colour_pattern=horizontal
seamark:topmark:shape=2 cones down
seamark:topmark:colour=black

Example cardinal south.png
West seamark:buoy_cardinal:category=west

seamark:buoy_cardinal:colour=yellow;black;yellow
seamark:buoy_cardinal:colour_pattern=horizontal
seamark:topmark:shape=2 cones point together
seamark:topmark:colour=black

Example cardinal west.png

Light

North seamark:light:colour=white
seamark:light:character=VQ
East seamark:light:colour=white

seamark:light:character=VQ
seamark:light:group=3
seamark:light:period=5

South seamark:light:colour=white

seamark:light:character=VQ
seamark:light:group=6
seamark:light:period=10

West seamark:light:colour=white

seamark:light:character=VQ
seamark:light:group=9
seamark:light:period=10

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See also