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.03 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 off station

Mariners are advised that No 21 buoy, near the South Training Wall is
currently off station;
All mariners should proceed with caution when navigating in or near this area.
Further details are available on the Nav App, see www.wexfordharbour.com for more information.

 

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

26/03/2021 


Notice to Mariners No. 32 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 dredging works at the entrance to Kilmore Quay Harbour have now been completed, and the data monitoring buoys in Ballyteigue Bay have been removed.

 

The depth at the entrance to Kilmore Quay Harbour has now been restored to a depth of 1.9m below chart datum.

This notice cancels NTM No 3 of 2017, NTM No 14 of 2020 and NTM No 15 of 2020.

Captain Phil Murphy, Senior Marine Officer, Wexford County Council
09/12/2020 


Notice to Mariners No.29 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.

Reinstatement of River Barrow Navigation Aids

Following recent replacement and upgrade works to the navigation aids on the River Barrow (between the Barrow Bridge and New Ross Town inclusive), mariners are advised that the previously broadcast deficiencies, such as buoys off station and unreliable positions and/or flash characters, within the scheme are now fully resolved and the system has been made fully operational.
Details of the navigational aids are as described on the following sheets.

Notice to Mariners No.21 of 2020 is hereby cancelled.

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

Captain Mick Mahon, New Ross Harbour Master / Marine Officer
Wexford County Council
26/11/2020


Notice to Mariners No.26 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. Removal of Buoyage on lower approaches to Wexford Harbour

The following navigation buoys have been removed for the winter;

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

Also note buoys, No 14 and No 17 have been moved to the following positions;

No 14 52 20.012’N 006 24.243’W No 17 52 19.934’N 006 24.462’W

This notice supersedes NTM no 19 of 2020.

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

These buoys are expected to be reinstated late spring/early summer 2021

Captain Phil Murphy Senior Marine Officer Wexford County Council

10/11/20


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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