Navigation

The Barrow BridgeGreat Island Power Station

at Cheekpoint will open for all vessels with a high air draft. Phone in advance and advise them of your ETA.
A call after passing the Passage /Ballyhack ferry to confirm your eta will have the bridge open on arrival

Barrow Bridge Phone +353 (0)86 816 7826.

A good source for information can be found at www.inyourfootsteps.com

A Mini Cruising Ground

Marina FacilitiesBarrow Bridge

  • Waterford City
  • New Ross
  • Carrick on Suir

Estuary Harbours

  • Dunmore East
  • Passage East
  • Duncannon
  • Ballyhack
  • Arthurstown
  • Cheekpoint

Inland Waters

  • Inistioge on the River NoreInistioge 2
  • St Mullins – Graiguenamanagh & beyond on the River Barrow
  • Waterford & Carrick on Suir on the River Suir

Phone numbers

Waterford city marina   087 2384944

Carrick on Suir marina   087 6924447

Waterways Ireland  lock keeper  087 9508987     (St. Mullins to Graiguenamanagh)


Current Notices To Mariners

Notice to Mariners No.20 of 2017.

Wexford Harbour, Chart No. 5621.15, 1772 & 2046

To all ship owners, shipmasters, Agents, fishing vessels, pleasure craft users ,seafarers and fishery organisations.

Buoy No 22 restored

Mariners are advised that buoy No 22, in position 52 19.877’N 006 25.736’W has now been restored;

This notice cancels NTM no 19 of 2017

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

Captain Phil Murphy Senior Marine Officer Wexford County Council

20/11/17


Notice to Mariners No.18 of 2017

Courtown Harbour Pier Head Lights Established

To all ship owners, shipmasters, Agents, fishing vessels, pleasure craft users ,seafarers and fishery organisations.

Mariners are advised that Pier Head Lights have been established at the entrance to Courtown Harbour in positions;

Courtown Stbd 52 38.588’N 006 13.442’W
Courtown Port 52 38.586’N 006 13.431’W

Further details are available on the Nav App, see www.wexfordharbour.com for more information.
Captain Phil Murphy
Senior Marine Officer
Wexford County Council
17/11/17


Notice to Mariners No.17 of 2017
Courtown Harbour Closure

To all ship owners, shipmasters, Agents, fishing vessels, pleasure craft users ,seafarers and fishery organisations.

Courtown Harbour Closure
Mariners are advised that due to basin dredging works, Courtown Harbour will be closed from Monday 20th November 2017 for approximately five weeks.

Captain Phil Murphy
Senior Marine Officer
Wexford County Council
17/11/17


Notice to Mariners No.9 of 2017

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 19.394’N 006 21.555’W
No 5 52 19.507’N 006 21.477’W
No 6 52 19.605’N 006 21.832’W
No 7 52 19.645’N 006 21.788’W
No 8 52 19.734’N 006 22.526’W
No 9 52 19.766’N 006 22.500’W
This notice supersedes NTM no 1of 2017.

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 2018
Captain Phil Murphy
Marine Officer
Wexford County Council
26/10/17


Notice to Mariners No.5 of 2017 Wexford Harbour, Chart No 1772

To all ship owners, shipmasters, Agents, fishing vessels, pleasure craft users ,seafarers and fishery organisations. Installation of Buoyage between Ferrycarrig and Killurin Bridges

The following navigation aids have been installed between Ferrycarrig and Killurin Bridges on the river Slaney;

No 44 52 21.111’N 006 30.858’W

No 45 52 21.003’N 006 31.144’W

No 46 52 21.050’N 006 31.549’W

No 47 52 21.204’N 006 32.065’W

No 48 52 21.271’N 006 32.568’W

No 49 52 21.658’N 006 32.767’W

No 50 52 22.042’N 006 33.328’W

No 51 52 22.500’N 006 33.433’W

No 52 52 22.764’N 006 33.966’W

No 53 52 22.981’N 006 34.129’W

Killurin Bridge Stbd South 52 23.118’N 006 34.104’W

Killurin Bridge Port South 52 23.121’N 006 34.111’W

Killurin Bridge Stbd North 52 23.125’N 006 34.098’W

Killurin Bridge Port North 52 23.125’N 006 34.107’W

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

Captain Phil Murphy

Marine Officer Wexford

County Council.

07/09/2017.


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.