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.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.21 of 2020 New Ross Port,

Chart No. 2046 & 5621.18

Following recent survey of the navigation aids on the River Barrow (from the Barrow Bridge to New Ross Town inclusive), mariners are advised that there are a number of deficiencies, such as buoys off station and unreliable positions and/or flash characters, within the scheme.

Wexford County Council is currently engaged in an upgrade programme for the scheme, which will be ongoing in the coming months.

In the interim, all mariners are advised to proceed with caution when navigating in or near this area.

Captain Phil Murphy, Senior Marine Officer Wexford County Council

15/06/2020


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


Notice to Mariners No.16 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. Wexford Harbour No 16 Restored

Please be advised; No16 buoy, has been restored and is now in position; 52°19.892’N 006°24.579’W

Also noted No 17 buoy, has been shifted to; 52°19.925’N 006°24.556’W

This notice cancels NTM no 12 of 2020.

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

Captain Phil Murphy Senior Marine Officer Wexford County Council

04/06/2020


Notice to Mariners No.17 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.

Ferrycarrig Bridge North Stb’d Operational.

Please be advised;

Ferrycarrig Bridge North Starboard Light; 52 21.084’N 06 30.623’W Is now operational

This notice cancels NTM no 8 of 2020

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

Captain Phil Murphy, Senior Marine Officer, Wexford County Council

04/06/2020


Notice to Mariners No.18 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.

Wexford Harbour No 2 Buoy.

Please be advised;

No2 buoy on the approaches to Wexford Harbour in position;

52° 19.273’N 006° 20.273W has now been restored.

This notice cancels NTM No 01 of 2020.

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

Captain Phil Murphy, Senior Marine Officer, Wexford County Council

04/06/2020


Notice to Mariners No.19 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.

 

Deployment of buoyage on lower approaches to Wexford Harbour

The following navigation buoys have been deployed in Wexford Harbour;

No 4 52 19.621’N 006 21.346’W No 5 52 19.677’N 006 21.301’W No 6 52 19.756’N 006 21.690’W No 7 52 19.800’N 006 21.646’W No 8 52 19.736’N 006 22.456’W No 9 52 19.775’N 006 22.448’W

Also note new position for Forth buoy is;
52° 20.187’N 006° 23.366’W

This notice cancels NTM no 11 of 2019.

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

Captain Phil Murphy, Senior Marine Officer, Wexford County Council

04/06/20


Notice to Mariners No. 20 of 2020

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

Deployment of Seasonal Swimming Buoys Courtown, Cahore & 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 notice supersedes NTM No 10 of 2019 Further details are available on the Nav App, see www.wexfordharbour.com for more information.

Captain Phil Murphy, Senior Marine Officer, Wexford County Council

04/06/2020


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