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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.

2023 Tidal Predictions for Kilmore Quay

2022 Tidal Predictions for Kilmore Quay.

Best information

Macmillian Reeds Nautical Almanac (Current Edition)

 


Current Notices To Mariners

 

Notice to Mariners No.20 of 2022

No 10 Buoy Restored


Notice to Mariners No.16 of 2022

Removal of Buoyage on lower approaches to Wexford Harbour


Notice to Mariners No.12 of 2022

Removal of Seasonal Swimming Buoys at Courtown, Cahore & Carne 


Notice to Mariners No.11 of 2022

Relocation of Navigation Buoys Wexford Harbour


Notice to Mariners No.4 of 2022

Changes in depths at Piers and Harbours due to environmental conditions


Notice to Mariners No.12 of 2021

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

A new edition of chart 2046 / Edition No.8 / Dated 4th March 2021 has
been published.

This notice cancels NTM 22 of 2020

Captain Mick Mahon, Marine Officer
Wexford County Council
24/08/202

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