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Saltee Islands

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Kilmore Quay SWM 52° 09.22N 006°35.32W


AC 2740-0 Saltee Islands

Rules & Regulations

No landing on Little Saltee. See the Saltees web site (below) for rules regarding landing on Great Saltee


Numerous rocks and strong tidal streams around the Saltees; AC 2740-0 can be inaccurate as regards to Latitude and Longitude. Positions derived from GPS should not be plotted on this chart.. There have been reports of “extra” uncharted rocks which have not been substantiated and may be the result of the above source datum inconsistency.

Tidal Data Times & Range

HW Great Saltee is HW Cobh + 0015; MHWS 3.8m MHWN 2.8m MLWN 1.5m MLWS 0.6m The ebb and flood of the Atlantic along the South Irish Coast is disrupted around the Saltee Islands. See Approach section.

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General Description

Contacts:    For organised boat trips around Great Saltee contact Declan +353 (0)53 9129684 ... read more


Tidal Information:
To the South of Great Saltee the beginning of the
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Berthing, Mooring & Anchoring

The locations of the various anchorages around the islands is shown on our extract of AC2740. ... read more

Your Ratings & Comments

Written by Don Thomson 3 | 21st Oct 2022
No Changes
Update Summer 2019
Written by Don Thomson 3 | 26th Jul 2019
These notes were reviewed in July 2019. A new guidance has been issued - do not get closer than 6 metres to nesting birds for photography.
Update 2015
Written by dononshytalk | 20th Apr 2015
These notes were reviewed again in April 2015. No changes were made
Update December 2013
Written by dononshytalk | 11th Dec 2013
These notes were reviewed on 11th December 2013; no changes were made
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