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 Marine

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.02 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.

Invasive Species Aquatic Study on Chinese Mitten Crab / Moon Crab

On behalf of Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) a University College Dublin campus based company; AQUENS are carrying out a study of Chinese Mitten Crab / Moon Crab, Eriocheir Sinesis in the area.

Detailed information on this invasive species is available at the below link.
https://invasivespeciesireland.com/species-accounts/potential/freshwater/chinese-mittencrab

This study is now completed and all traps have been recovered from the area.

Notice to Mariners No. 01 of 2021 is hereby cancelled.

Captain Mick Mahon
New Ross Harbour Master / Marine Officer
Wexford County Council
07/01/2021


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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