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Wexford Harbour Navigation Channel can alter due to shifting sands, for the latest information contact the Harbour Office 053 9122300/053 9129955 or email harbourmaster@wexfordcoco.ie

To view the interactive navigation map, click here.

Best Information: Macmillian Reeds Nautical Almanac (Current Edition)

Tidal Information: Wexford is referenced to Cobh (standard port) + 1Hr:25mins for accuracy.

Current Notices To Mariners


Notice to Mariners No.12 of 2019

Duncannon Harbour, Chart No. 2046 & 5622.3

To all ship owners, shipmasters, Agents, fishing vessels, pleasure craft users, seafarers and fishery organisations.
Repair works Duncannon Inner Harbour
Please be advised that due to essential repair works, the lower end of the inner pier, in Duncannon Harbour will be unavailable for use for approximately five weeks from Tuesday 29th October.
The work area is outlined in red below. Works will take place on each of the vertical pier walls as well as the top concrete slab – vessels will not be permitted to berth around the work area during this time.

Harbour users are kindly requested to keep this pier clear of vehicles, gear etc. during these works to facilitate access for contractors.
Your cooperation to assist with timely completion of these works is appreciated.
Captain Phil Murphy, Senior Marine Officer
Wexford County Council
15/10/19


Notice to Mariners No.08 of 2019

Wexford Harbour, Chart No. 5621.15, 1772 & 2046

To all skippers, fishing vessels, pleasure craft users, and members of the public.

Vessel exclusion zones for Wexford Festival Opera opening ceremony

To facilitate the fireworks display for the opening ceremony of the Wexford Festival Opera. All skippers/vessel owners are requested to remove their vessels from the exclusion zone marked in the attached map, for the period 1600hrs – 2100hrs on Tuesday 22nd October 2019.

Captain Phil Murphy, Senior Marine Officer, Wexford County Council

07/10/19


Notice to Mariners No.09 of 2019

Wexford Harbour, Chart No. 5621.15, 1772 & 2046

To all skippers, fishing vessels, pleasure craft users, and members of the public.

Restricted access to Ferrybank Slipway and Quay for Wexford Festival Opera opening ceremony. To facilitate the fireworks display for the opening ceremony of the Wexford Festival Opera. Access to the slipway in Ferrybank will be limited to emergency vehicles on Tuesday 22nd October 2019.

Emergency vehicles will require clear access to Ferrybank Quay during this time; access will be limited to valid parking permit holders only. Members of the public are requested not to park on the Quay or on the approach road.

Captain Phil Murphy, Senior Marine Officer, Wexford County Council

 07/10/19


Notice to Mariners No.1 of 2019 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 Boat and Tennis Club Pontoon Light Extinguished.

Mariners are advised that WHBTC Pontoon Light in position;
52° 20.776’N 006°28.281’W   Is currently extinguished
Further details are available on the Nav App, see www.wexfordharbour.com for more information.

Capt Phil Murphy, Senior Marine Officer, Wexford County Council. 
 
29/01/2019


Notice to Mariners No.11 of 2019

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

This notice supersedes NTM no 5 of 2019.

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 2020

Captain Phil Murphy, Senior Marine Officer, Wexford County Council.
03/10/19


Notice to Mariners No.10 of 2019

To all ship owners, shipmasters, Agents, fishing vessels, pleasure craft users ,seafarers and fishery organisations. Removal of Seasonal Swimming Buoys Courtown, Cahore, Carne & Slade

The following seasonal swimming buoys have been removed for the winter from 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

Slade Slade North  52 08.167N 006 54.500W Slade South  52 08.075N 006 54.585W

This notice supersedes NTM No 04 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.

03/10/2019.


Notice to Mariners No.3 of 2017

Kilmore Quay, Siltation at Entrance to Harbour
To all ship owners, shipmasters, Agents, fishing vessels, pleasure craft users ,seafarers and fishery organisations.
Vessels are advised that a slight decrease in the depths has been observed since NTM No 1 of 2015 was issued, in the area at the Northern end of the approach channel, at Kilmore Quay Harbour.

The reduction in depth is in this area is approximately 200mm, since Notice to Mariners No 1 of 2015 was issued. The approximate limiting depth in this region is now approximately 0.9m at Low Water springs.
All vessels are advised to consider this when planning arrivals and departures from Kilmore Quay and to exercise caution when transiting this area.
This Notice supersedes Notice to Mariners No 1 of 2015.

Captain Phil Murphy, Marine Officer, Wexford County Council.

09/06/2017.

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