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.

2022 Tidal Predictions for Kilmore Quay.

Best information

Macmillian Reeds Nautical Almanac (Current Edition)

 


Current Notices To Mariners

Notice to Mariners No. 09 of 2022

Deployment of Seasonal Swimming Buoys Courtown, Cahore & Carne


Notice to Mariners No.10 of 2022

Deployment of buoyage on lower approaches to Wexford Harbour


Notice to Mariners No.7 of 2022

Wexford Bar Buoy Operational


Notice to Mariners No.4 of 2022

Changes in depths at Piers and Harbours due to environmental conditions


Notice to Mariners No.15 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.

Installation of Lateral Navigation Lights at Barrow Railway Bridge

Please be advised that navigation lights have been installed in line with the
conventional direction of buoyage on the extremities of the approach and exit
passages of the Barrow Railway Bridge.
These lights are located on the southern side of the bridge to mark the Eastern
(Inward / North bound) passage and on the Western (Outward / South bound)
passage.

 

The respective Red and Green lights have flash character(s) Oc R 6s / Oc G 6s

Captain Mick Mahon, New Ross Harbour Master / Marine Officer
Wexford County Council
01/10/2021


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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