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.09 of 2021

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

No 4 & No 5 have been restored.

Mariners are advised that No 4 & No 5 buoys, at the entrance to Wexford Harbour have now been restored

This notice cancels NTM No 7 & 8 of 2021

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

Aidan Bates, Assistant Marine Officer
Wexford County Council
29/05/2021

 


 


Notice to Mariners No.06 of 2021
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 19.664’N 006 21.334’W
No 5 52 19.724’N 006 21.289’W
No 6 52 19.803’N 006 21.786’W
No 7 52 19.841’N 006 21.760’W
No 8 52 19.736’N 006 22.456’W
No 9 52 19.775’N 006 22.448’W
This notice cancels NTM no 26 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
14/05/21


Notice to Mariners No. 05 of 2021
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 34.202N 006 12.006W
Cahore West 52 34.199N 006 12.174W
Carne
Carne North 52 12.075N 006 20.935W
Carne South 52 11.958N 006 20.908W
This notice supersedes NTM No 25 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
13/05/2021

 


Notice to Mariners No.04 of 2021

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

No 21 Buoy restored

Mariners are advised that No 21 buoy, near the South Training Wall has
now been restored;

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

This notice cancels NTM no 3 of 2021

Captain Phil Murphy, Senior Marine Officer

Wexford County Council
22/04/202


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

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