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Isle of Man-Port Erin & Calf Sound

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54° 05.34N 004° 46.74W


AC 2094 Kirkcudbright to the Mull of Galloway & Isle of Man; AC 1826 Irish Sea Eastern Part; AC 2696 Port Erin, Calf Sound; SC 5613.20.1 Isle of Man West Coast incl. Calf Sound; SC 5613.22 Isle of Man Harbours, Port Erin; Imray C62 Irish Sea; Imray Y70 Isle of Man (Plans of Port Erin & Calf S

Rules & Regulations

None Known


Ruined breakwater on South side of harbour entrance

Tidal Data Times & Range

HW Port Erin is Dover – 0020. MHWS 5.2m MHWN 4.2m MLWN 1.6 MLWS 0.6. For tidal streams in Calf Sound see our notes in the Approach Section below.   (links)

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General Description

Harbour Keeper Port St Mary VHF 12    tel no +44 (0) 1624 833205
Southern Duty Officer                              mob          07624 451503
Marine Ops Centre                  VHF #12  tel no +44 (0) 1624 686612
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The tidal streams close in around the IOM do not follow those depicted in the UKHO tidal Atlas; there are often counter currents. For close-in information you can access the IOM's own tidal streams info at
tidal_streams.pdf (gov.im)
tidal_streams_2.pdf (gov.im) ... read more

Berthing, Mooring & Anchoring

As has been said, although there is a small drying harbour here ... read more

Your Ratings & Comments

Update Oct 1 23
Written by Stephen Torrance | 1st Oct 2023
4 mooring buoys with pick up strops just West of the harbour wall
Visitor mooring bouys
Written by Kdunn | 17th Apr 2023
Night of 17/04/23. Only 1 mooring bouy at the moment .
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Written by Don Thomson 3 | 13th Sep 2022
I reviewed these notes in September2022. Only change is to the Telephone numbers
Written by Don Thomson 3 | 9th Aug 2021
NO changes
Written by Don Thomson | 18th Apr 2018
Nothing has changed here
Update Spring 2016
Written by dononshytalk | 14th Apr 2016
These notes were reviewed by Don in April 2016. No changes were necessary.
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