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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.05 of 2019 Wexford Harbour, Chart No. 5621.15, 1772 & 2046
 
To all ship owners, shipmasters, Agents, fishing vessels, pleasure craft users ,seafarers and fishery organisations. Deployment of Buoyage on lower approaches to Wexford Harbour.
 
The following navigation buoys have been deployed in Wexford Harbour;
 
No 4 52 19.534’N  006 21.411’W

No 5 52 19.623’N  006 21.372’W

No 6 52 19.655’N  006 21.843’W

No 7 52 19.724’N  006 21.836’W

No 8 52 19.740’N  006 22.524’W

No 9 52 19.775’N  006 22.501’W 
 
Also note new positions for buoys; 
No 10  52 19.920’N  006 22.943’W

No 11  52 19.968’N  006 22.915’W

Forth   52 20.147’N  006 23.270’W

No 13  52 20.219’N  006 23.807’W   
 
This notice supersedes NTM no 20 of 2018.
 
Please note the software for the Nav App has been updated, for further details on updating your phone access see http://wexfordharbour.com/?page_id=655 
 
 Captain Phil Murphy, Senior Marine Officer,  Wexford County Council.  
 24/05/2019


Notice to Mariners No. 04 of 2019
 
To all ship owners, shipmasters, Agents, fishing vessels, pleasure craft users, seafarers and fishery organisations.

Deployment of Seasonal Swimming Buoys Courtown, Cahore, Carne & Slade
 
The following seasonal swimming buoys have been established in positions; 
 
Courtown North 52 38.860N 006 13.375W
Courtown Middle 52 38.760N 006 13.400W

Courtown South 52 38.652N 006 13.415W 
 
Cahore North 52 34.293N 006 12.151W

Cahore South 52 34.240N 006 12.077W

Cahore East   52 34.200N 006 12.009W

Cahore West  52 34.179N 006 12.057W
 
Carne North  52 12.075N 006 20.935W

Carne South  52 11.958N 006 20.908W 
 
Slade North  52 08.167N 006 54.500W

Slade South  52 08.075N 006 54.585W
 
This notice supersedes NTM no 17 of 2018.
 
Please note the software for the Nav App has been updated, for further details on updating your phone access see http://wexfordharbour.com/?page_id=655
 
Captain Phil Murphy Senior Marine Officer  Wexford County Council 
 
24/05/2019


Notice to Mariners No.1 of 2019

Wexford Harbour, Chart No. 5621.15, 1772 & 2046

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

Wexford Harbour Boat and Tennis Club Pontoon Light Extinguished.

Mariners are advised that WHBTC Pontoon Light in position;
52° 20.776’N 006°28.281’W   Is currently extinguished
Further details are available on the Nav App, see www.wexfordharbour.com for more information.

Capt Phil Murphy, Senior Marine Officer, Wexford County Council.  
 29/01/2019


Notice to Mariners No.3 of 2017

Kilmore Quay, Siltation at Entrance to Harbour
To all ship owners, shipmasters, Agents, fishing vessels, pleasure craft users ,seafarers and fishery organisations. 

Vessels are advised that a slight decrease in the depths has been observed since NTM No 1 of 2015 was issued, in the area at the Northern end of the approach channel, at Kilmore Quay Harbour.

The reduction in depth is in this area is approximately 200mm, since Notice to Mariners No 1 of 2015 was issued. The approximate limiting depth in this region is now approximately 0.9m at Low Water springs.
All vessels are advised to consider this when planning arrivals and departures from Kilmore Quay and to exercise caution when transiting this area.
This Notice supersedes Notice to Mariners No 1 of 2015.

Captain Phil Murphy, Marine Officer, Wexford County Council.

09/06/2017.

 

 

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