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|High Water||Low Water|
|02:19 (2.9m)||08:22 (1.3m)|
|14:47 (3m)||20:32 (1.2m)|
|Time to low||5:24|
|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 Smerwick Harbour'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 Smerwick Harbour'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: 02:47, 15:20, Low waters: 09:18, 21:50
Today's Dover tides — High waters: 09:00, 21:18, Low waters: 03:21, 15:53
We are now approaching the next tidal event that will be Springs.
More accurately Cobh -0107sp, -0027np MHWS 3.8m, MHWN 2.8m
Tidal streams run in line with the direction of the coast and across the entrance to Smerwick Harbour
Dover – 0100, Cobh + 0450, Northeast going, spring rate of 1 to 1.5 kn
Dover + 0500, Cobh - 0135, Southwest going, spring rate of 1 to 1.5 kn
Between the Blasket Islands and Kerry Head, the currents set in the direction of the coast and across the entrances of Smerwick Harbour, and Brandon, Tralee, and Ballyheige Bays. The current setting northeast begins about 5 hours after HW at Galway and the opposite current about 1 hour 20 minutes before HW at Galway. The spring velocity in both directions is 1 to 1.5 knots.
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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 costal 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.
Fenit Port Manager VHF 14 & 16 phone: +353 86 1276602
Marina VHF 14 Ch 16, 14 or 80 (mob) +35397460516
The large-scale Admiralty Chart 2254 ‘Valentia Island to River Shannon’ scale of 1:150,000 covers this area. Admiralty 2789 ‘Dingle Bay and Smerwick Harbour’ Scale of 1:60,000, including ‘Continuation of Castlemaine Harbour’ Scale of 1:60,000 and ‘Smerwick Harbour’ Scale of 1:40,000 covers Smerwick and the Blaskets. 2790 Ventry and Dingle Harbours Scale of 1:15,000 covers the ‘Blasket Islands’ Scale of 1:37,500 in more detail. Imray C56 & C55 scale of 1:170,000 overlap here. Ordnance Survey of Ireland, Discovery Series Map ref No. 70 Kerry, scale 1:50,000.
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.