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Waterford & Suir Estuary

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Courtesy Flag

Irish Tricolour

Waypoint

52 06.5N 006 58.5W This is 2nm WSW of Hook Head to avoid overfalls in extreme weather/tide conditions

Charts

AC 2049 Old Head of Kinsale to Tuskar Rock; AC 2046 Waterford Harbour; SC5621; Imray C57 Tuskar Rock to Old Head of Kinsale (with Harbour Plans for Waterford)

Rules & Regulations

The Port of Waterfords boundary extends 6.5 kms South of a line between Hook Head and Falskirt Rock.; There is a speed restriction of 6 knots up river from Passage East; Anchoring in the fairway is prohibited except in emergency; VHF reporting points at Bad Weather and New Ross for use by Port Control VHF14

Hazards

None, but be aware of the extent of the Passage Spit and the Duncannon Spit

Tidal Data Times & Range

Waterford City Marina; HW Waterford is HW Cobh +0053; MHWS 4.5m MHWN 3.6m MLWN 3.6m MLWS 2.4m; Dunmore East HW Dunmore is HW Cobh + 0010; MHWS 4.2m MHWN 3.2m MLWN 1.4m MLWS 0.6m;

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General Description

Contacts
Waterford Port Authority VHF 14 or tel no +353 (0)51 874907
Waterford City Marina    tel no +353  (0) 872384944 or +353 (0) 51 309900
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Approach

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Berthing, Mooring & Anchoring

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Your Ratings & Comments

4 comments
UPDATE APRIL 2017
Written by Don Thomson | 27th Apr 2017
I reviewed these notes in April 2017. I've updated the charts but no other changes.
Update 2015
Written by dononshytalk | 23rd Apr 2015
These notes were reviewed by Don in April 2015. We've updated the prices for Waterford itself. The anchorage mentioned by "yachtman" below could be North or South of the ferry across the Kings Channel to the castle. Thanks for the heads up about the depths; last surveyed in the 1990s.
2014 June
Written by yachtman | 9th Jul 2014
Waterford Marina is run by the town council. Mooring fee payable at the council office, a short walk away, who also arrange insertion of your mobile phone number into the gate entry system. Mooring inside the pontoon is more than adequate for 2 meter draft .

Lovely safe anch in kings channel above the wire ferry. depths after the ferry seemed lower than charted where i sampled them.
Update December 2013
Written by dononshytalk | 12th Dec 2013
These notes were reviewed on the 12th December 2013. Very little has changed apart from the Wifi at the City Marina. Prices have gone up a bit.
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