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|High Water||Low Water|
|06:12 (4m)||11:53 (1.4m)|
|18:19 (4.3m)||00:18 (1.4m)|
|Time to high||1:08|
|Tide height over CD|
|Mean Spring Curve||Mean Neap Curve||Intervening Period|
Small tidal stream inaccuracies can develop when advancing beyond HW Dover +6. Because of this we only enable today's tidal stream chartlets to advance 24 hours. Future tidal planning is best accomplished by using Doonbeg's future tides predictor below.
The above image represents the current tidal streams offshore of this haven. Streams attaining three knots and above are highlighted by red arrows . All times are in local time with red text indicating springs, blue indicating neaps and gray between tidal events. Click [+] to advance the estimate by an hour and click [-] to step back. Future tidal planning is best accomplished by using Doonbeg's future tides predictor below.
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Arrows represent the direction of tidal streams with lighter or shorter arrows indicating weaker streams. Stronger streams are indicated by heavier or longer arrows, and as mentioned above, red arrows flagging rates of 3 knots and above. Numerals represent [mean neap, mean spring] rates in tenths of a knot. For example the numbers 12,23 would indicate a mean neap of 1.2 knots and a mean spring of 2.3 knots.
More local tidal detailsToday's Galway tides — High waters: 06:19, 18:30, Low waters: 11:57, 01:00
Today's Dover tides — High waters: 12:25, 01:00, Low waters: 07:08, 19:25
We are now on Springs.
MHWS 4.9m MHWN 3.5m
Along the coast between Loop Head and Galway Bay, tidal streams run in the direction of the coast with a Spring Rate of about a knot. Galway -0320 (Dover +0300) NE going, Galway +0305(Dover -0300) SW going. Offshore currents, at about 6 miles north-northeast of Loop Head, set east and southwest at half a knot. Offshore currents at about eight miles west southwest of Cape Cancregga set north and southwest at a speed of about one third of a knot.
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Click [+] to advance by twelve hours and click [-] to step back. The forecasted time is presented in the top left hand corner of the pressure chart. Click the image to display it in a full window.
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Valentia Maritime Rescue Sub-Centre (MRSC) VHF Ch 24 & MF 1752 kHz covers this coastal area. Cork (26), Mizen (04), Bantry Bay (23), Shannon (28) and Galway (04) provide relay stations. Coastguard Radio is always called on a working channel. Emergencies are worked on 16, 67 and working channel. Alternatively, or if ashore, phone 999 or 112 (free) and ask for ‘Marine Rescue’. Gardai (police), Fire and Rescue are also available on this number. Valentia (MRSC) may be called on +353 669 476 109. There is an Irish Coast Guard coastal station at Kilkee. It is located beside the boathouse at the East End and is the only inshore Lifeboat on the coastline between Loop Head and Lahinch. The service provides safety cover for the numerous pleasure craft and commercial fishing vessels that operate along the coast.
Other useful contacts in this area:
Irish Coast Guard Kilkee - Area Officer Anthony Lucey M: +353 86 850 1818 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Marine Rescue Service Kilkee - John Nolan P: +353 65 905 6078
Doonbeg Garda Station P: +353 65 9055002
Kilrush Garda Station P: +353 65 9080550
Large scale Admiralty Chart 2173 ‘Loop Head to Slyne Head’ scale 1:150,000 covers this area. Chart 3338 ‘Kilkee to Inisheer’ Scale 1:50,000 provides the more detail. Imray C55 ‘Dingle Bay to Galway Bay’ scale of 1:170,000, covers the west coast from Dingle Bay to Galway Bay and up the Shannon Estuary as far as Limerick City. Ordinance Survey of Ireland, Discovery Series Map ref No. 57 scale 1:50,000 covers Doonbeg.
Please note eOceanic makes no guarantee of the validity of this information. Whilst every effort has been made to use valid source data and ensure calculations are correct, no warranty is made. All tidal predictions are approximations and differences used to calculate times and heights at secondary ports are based on stated averages that reduce precision. This information is provided as a guide only and is not to be used for navigation. For navigation please refer to published tidal tables. Actual height and time of tides are affected by barometric pressure and other weather effects. Any data provided on this page is entirely used at your own risk and you must read our legal page if you view data on this site.