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|Low Water||High Water|
|02:11 (0.2m)||08:04 (4.2m)|
|14:33 (0.2m)||20:24 (4.2m)|
|Time to high||2:03|
|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 Drake’s Pool'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 Drake’s Pool'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 Cobh tides — High waters: 07:59, 20:19, Low waters: 02:06, 14:28
Today's Dover tides — High waters: 01:26, 13:44, Low waters: 08:57, 21:21
We are now approaching the next tidal event that will be Neaps.
MHWS 4.1m MHWN 3.2m MLWN 1.3m MLWS 0.4m
Cobh HW, Dover -0523
The flood tide sets in the first instance into White Bay, and then obliquely across to Crosshaven, where it is again bent into a north-easterly direction, producing corresponding counter tides and eddies along both shores. The ebb tide has a directly opposite tendency. The average velocity of the tides does not exceed the rate of 2 knots, but about the Turbot bank and Harbour Rock, and also in the narrows off Monkstown, and in the East Passage they often attain as much as 3 knots.
Tide time in the entrance:
Dover +0055 the ingoing stream or flood makes or Cobh -0540
Dover -0540 the outgoing stream or ebb or Cobh +0010
Outside - from the Old Head of Kinsale to Cork Harbour
Dover +0045 the east going stream (NE) begins (-0550 Cobh)
Dover -0500 the west going stream (SW) begins (+0050 Cobh)
Rate circa 1.2 kn springs and at Daunt Rock 0.7 kn, springs, 0.4 kn neaps.
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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
Other useful contacts in this area:
Cork Harbour Radio (port operations) VHF Channel 12, 14, 16, (H24)
Port operations telephone: +353 21 4811380
Harbour Master: P: +353 21 4273125 E: firstname.lastname@example.org;
Cork Port Authority Town Pier.
Pier manager, Kieran Coniry M: +353 86 310 0095.
Marinas VHF Channel M (37) during working hours but may be unreliable.
Crosshaven Boatyard Marina
Manager, Matt Foley P: +353 21 4831161 E: email@example.com,
Salve Marine Phone:
P: +353 21 4831145; E: email: salvemarine@eircom. net
Royal Cork Yacht Club Marina
Marina Manager, Mr Mark Ring E: firstname.lastname@example.org P: + 353 53 21 4831023;
East Ferry Marina
Marina Manager George Butler P: +353 21 4813390
Cork Harbour Marina
M: +353 87 366 9009 E: email@example.com
Gardai (Irish Police) at Crosshaven P:+353 21 1483 1222 at Cobh P: +353 21 490 8530
Gardai (Irish Police) Cork P:+353 21 4831222
Doctor P:+353 21 4831716
Hospital P:+353 21 46400
Small Scale planning is available from 2049 ‘Old Head of Kinsale to Tuskar Rock’ and 2424 ‘Kenmare River to Cork Harbour’ scale of 1:150,000. Also ‘Old Head of Kinsale to Power Head’ scale of 1:50,000. More detail is available from 1777 ‘Port of Cork Lower Harbour and Approaches’ and 1773 ‘Port of Cork Upper Harbour - East & West’ scale of 1:12,500. Finally Admiralty Leisure Folio SC5622 Ireland - South Coast, ‘Kinsale to Waterford’ covers this area.
Imray C57 ‘Tuskar Rock to Old Head of Kinsale’ and C56 ‘Cork Harbour to Dingle Bay’ scale of 1:170,000 overlap here. Ordinance Survey of Ireland, Discovery Series Map ref No’s 81 and 87 scale 1:50,000 cover the area around Cork Harbour.
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.