Navigation

 

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.16 of 2018 

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 Nav Buoys 7 & 8 Operational

Mariners are advised that,

No 7 in position;  52 19.693’N 006 21.797’W

And No 8 in position; 52 19.725’N 006 22.517’W

Are now both operational

This notice updates NTM no 15 of 2018

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

Captain Phil Murphy, Senior Marine Officer, Wexford County Council.

20/09/2018


Notice to Mariners No.15 of 2018

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 Nav Buoys Off Station / Unlit.
Mariners are advised that,
No 4 Buoy in position;
52 19.471’N 006 21.429’W is currently off station,

No 7 in position;
52 19.693’N 006 21.797’W

And No 8 in position;
52 19.725’N 006 22.517’W
Are both currently unlit.

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

Captain Phil Murphy
Senior Marine Officer
Wexford County Council
18/09/2018


Notice to Mariners No.14 of 2018 Admiralty, Chart No 1772

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

Rocks removed at end of St Helens Pier
Mariners are advised that the rocks at the end of St Helens Pier have now been removed.
This notice supersedes NTM no 9 of 2018.
Captain Phil Murphy Senior Marine Officer  Wexford County Council
04/09/18


Notice to Mariners No.13 of 2018 Wexford Harbour, Chart No. 5621.15, 1772 & 2046.

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

Works at Waste Water Treatment Plant Outfall.
Repair works, including diving operations are being carried out at the waste water treatment plant outfall diffusers,

in Wexford Harbour, from today July 11th 2018 until approximately mid September. As indicated below,

All mariners are requested to proceed with caution whilst transiting this area. Marine Specialists Dive Barge can be contacted on VHF CH 16/12.

Captain Phil Murphy, Senior Marine Officer, Wexford County Council.
11/07/2018

 

Notice to Mariners No.12 of 2018

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 19.471’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
This notice supersedes NTM no 9 of 2017.
Further details are available on the Nav App, see www.wexfordharbour.com for more information.
Captain Phil Murphy
Senior Marine Officer
Wexford County Council
24/05/2018

Notice to Mariners No.11 of 2018

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

Deployment of Seasonal Swimming Buoys Courtown, Cahore and Carne.

The following seasonal swimming buoys have been established in positions;
Courtown
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
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
Carne North 52 12.075N 006 20.935W
Carne South 52 11.958N 006 20.908W
This notices supersedes NTM no 6 of 2017
Further details are available on the Nav App, see www.wexfordharbour.com for more information.
Captain Phil Murphy
Senior Marine Officer
Wexford County Council
23/05/2018

Notice to Mariners No.10 of 2018

Wexford Harbour, Chart No. 5621.15, 1772 & 2046.

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

Installation of Visitor Moorings Rosslare Strand and Wexford Harbour
Please be advised that Visitor Moorings have been installed in the following locations;
Rosslare Strand,
No 1 52 16.468N 006 22.809W
No 2 52 16.512N 006 22.827W
No 3 52 16.556N 006 22.814W
Wexford Harbour,
No 4 52 20.340N 006 27.312W
No 5 52 20.321N 006 27.331W
No 6 52 20.312N 006 27.360W
Further details are available on the Nav App, see www.wexfordharbour.com for more information.
Captain Phil Murphy
Senior Marine Officer
Wexford County Council
23/05/18

 

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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