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Kilmore Quay Nav Chart

Charts :

AC 2740, 2049; Imray C61; Irish OS 77 . The Harbour Office/Marina can be contacted on VHF Ch 16/09

Navigation :

WPT 52° 09’·22N 06° 35’·32W, 187°/007° from/to pierhd lt, 1.0M, on ldg line. Great (57m) and Little (35m) Saltee Islands lie 3m and 1.7M to SSW and S, respectively, of hbr, separated by Saltee Sound. From the E, safest appr initially is via Saltee Sound, then N to WPT. Caution : in bad weather seas break on the Bohurs and The Bore, rks 2M E of Saltee Islands. Beware Goose Rk (2.6m) 6ca NW of Little Saltee. St. Patrick’s Bridge, 650m E of the WPT, is a 300m wide E/W chan used by FVs and yachts, but carrying only 2.4m; care needed in strong onshore winds. It is marked by a PHM buoy, FI R 6s, and a SHM buoy, FI G 6s (Annual); general direction of buoyage is E. From the W, appr is clear but keep at least 5ca off Forlorn Pt to avoid Forlorn Rk (1.5m).

Lights and Marks :

Ldg Its/marks, both Oc 4s 3m/6m 6M, W pylons with R stripe, lead 008° to the hbr. From W, ldg Its are obsc’d by piers until S of hbr ent. Turn 90° port into hbr entrance, just past lt QRG at head of W Quay; do not  overshoot into shoal water ahead. The R sectors of this lt, QRG 7m 5M, R269° -354°, G354° -003°, R003° -007°, warn of Forlorn Rock and the Lings to W of the leg line and  shingle banks drying 0.6m close E of the ldg line. A white-gabled church is conspic from afar, as are two 20m high flood lt pylons on  the E quay, an ice plant is located adjacent to these floodlights.  A safe water mark is stationed in position 52° 09’·22N 006°35’·31W white ISO 10s light.

Tides

Tidal information for Kilmore Quay is referenced to Cobh (standard port) + 15mins for accuracy or similar to Baginbun Head.

Best information

Macmillian Reeds Nautical Almanac (Current Edition)

 


Current Notices To Mariners

Notice to Mariners No.31 of 2020

Wexford Harbour, Chart No. 5621.15, 1772 & 2046
To all ship owners, shipmasters, Agents, fishing vessels, pleasure craft users ,seafarers and fishery organisations.

Lights on Wexford and Killurin Bridges Restored

Mariners are advised that the following lights on Wexford and Killurin Bridges are have now been restored;

Wexford
Port South 52°20.520’N 006°27.630’W
Stbd North 52°20.556’N 006°27.591’W
Port North 52°20.539’N 006°27.643’W

Killurin
Stbd North 52 23.125’N 006 34.098’W

Further details are available on the Nav App, see www.wexfordharbour.com for more information.

This notice cancels NTM no 27 of 2020

Captain Phil Murphy, Senior Marine Officer, Wexford County Council
26/11/20


Notice to Mariners No.30 of 2020

Kilmore Quay, Chart No. 5621.16 & 2740

To all ship owners, shipmasters, Agents, fishing vessels, pleasure craft users, seafarers and fishery organisations.

St Patricks Port Hand Buoy light restored

Please be advised that the Port Hand Buoy at St Patricks Bridge in position

52°09.301′ N 006°34.714′ W,

Light is now restored.

Notice to Mariners No.28 of 2020 is hereby cancelled.

Further details are available on the Nav App, see www.wexfordharbour.com for more information.

Aidan Bates, Assistant Marine Officer, Wexford County Council
26/11/2020


Notice to Mariners No.29 of 2020

New Ross Port, Chart No. 2046 & 5621.18

To all ship owners, shipmasters, Agents, fishing vessels, pleasure craft users, seafarers and fishery organisations.

Reinstatement of River Barrow Navigation Aids

Following recent replacement and upgrade works to the navigation aids on the River Barrow (between the Barrow Bridge and New Ross Town inclusive), mariners are advised that the previously broadcast deficiencies, such as buoys off station and unreliable positions and/or flash characters, within the scheme are now fully resolved and the system has been made fully operational.
Details of the navigational aids are as described on the following sheets.

Notice to Mariners No.21 of 2020 is hereby cancelled.

Further details are available on the Nav App, see www.wexfordharbour.com for more information.

Captain Mick Mahon, New Ross Harbour Master / Marine Officer
Wexford County Council
26/11/2020


Notice to Mariners No.26 of 2020 Wexford Harbour, Chart No. 5621.15, 1772 & 2046

To all ship owners, shipmasters, Agents, fishing vessels, pleasure craft users ,seafarers and fishery organisations. Removal of Buoyage on lower approaches to Wexford Harbour

The following navigation buoys have been removed for the winter;

No 4 52 19.471’N 006 21.429’W

No 5 52 19.516’N 006 21.438’W

No 6 52 19.641’N 006 21.820’W

No 7 52 19.693’N 006 21.797’W

No 8 52 19.725’N 006 22.517’W

No 9 52 19.753’N 006 22.500’W

Also note buoys, No 14 and No 17 have been moved to the following positions;

No 14 52 20.012’N 006 24.243’W No 17 52 19.934’N 006 24.462’W

This notice supersedes NTM no 19 of 2020.

Further details are available on the Nav App, see www.wexfordharbour.com for more information.

These buoys are expected to be reinstated late spring/early summer 2021

Captain Phil Murphy Senior Marine Officer Wexford County Council

10/11/20


Notice to Mariners No.22 of 2020 New Ross Port, Chart No. 2046 & 5621.18

To all ship owners, shipmasters, Agents, fishing vessels, pleasure craft users, seafarers and fishery organisations.

River Barrow Reduction in Depths 

Following recent bathymetric surveys of the River Barrow (from the Barrow Bridge to New Ross Town inclusive), mariners are advised that a reduction in advertised charted depth in the region of 400mm has been observed in a number of locations, most notably in areas around, Whitehorse Reach, Halfway Point, Pink Point & Stokestown Reach.

A new edition of chart 2046 is due to be published in the coming months, however in the interim; all mariners are advised to proceed with caution when navigating in or near these areas.

This notice supersedes New Ross Port Marine Notice no 01/09/19

Captain Phil Murphy, Senior Marine Officer, Wexford County Council

25/06/2020


Notice to Mariners No.15 of 2020

Kilmore Quay, Chart No. 5621.16 & 2740

To all ship owners, shipmasters, Agents, fishing vessels, pleasure craft users, seafarers and fishery organisations

Kilmore Quay Dredging Works

 Mariners are advised that the dredging works at the entrance to Kilmore Quay Harbour are due to commence on or about Tuesday 2nd June 2020 for approximately six weeks, as indicated below;

The barge “Marine Constructor” and mini tug “Marine Zulu” will be on site,  works will proceeded 24/7 weather permitting, which will be monitoring VHF channels 16/12.

The “AMS Retriever” will be assigned to the split hopper barge B305at all times, B305 will be unmanned. The AMS Retriever will tow B305 from the dredging site to the dump site and return.

All mariners should proceed with caution when navigating in or near these works.

Captain Phil Murphy, Senior Marine Officer

Wexford County Council

27/05/2020


 Notice to Mariners No.14 of 2020 Kilmore Quay, Chart No. 5621.16 & 2740

To all ship owners, shipmasters, Agents, fishing vessels, pleasure craft users, seafarers and fishery organisations.

Updated Deployment of Data Sampling Buoys Ballyteigue Bay

Mariners are advised that in conjunction with the proposed dredging programme for Kilmore Quay Harbour, data sampling buoys will now be deployed in Ballyteigue Bay, on or around 15th May, in positions;
Monitoring Point – 52° 11.467’ N, 6° 47.983’ W
Control Point – 52° 08.772’ N, 6° 44.313’ W

These buoys are type IDS DB180 as illustrated, and will be in situ up until mid July 2020 approx.

All mariners are advised to proceed with caution when navigating in or near these areas during this time.

This notice supersedes NTM 09 of 2020. 

Captain Phil Murphy, Senior Marine Officer, Wexford County Council
11/05/2020

 


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