What is the route?
- • Through the inner entrance and along the southern shore
- • North of Foynes Island
- • Past The Middle Ground via the North Channel
- • South of Beeves Rock
- • West of Battle Island
Why sail this route?Many cruisers enjoy inshore coastal sailing and particularly so between close situated locations. This coastal description assists planning by highlighting key characteristics and immediate dangers that may be encountered whilst sailing in this area.
Tidal overviewToday's summary tidal overview for this route as of Tuesday, May 11th at 07:34.
The Ebb (out-going) Tide
(HW Dover -0515 to +0045)
(Tidal flow )
Ends in 05:17:44
(Tue 06:52 to 12:52)
The Flood (in-going) Tide
(HW Dover +0100 to -0530)
Starts in 05:32:44
(Tue 13:07 to 19:02)
What are the navigational notes?
River entrance leading lights aligned on 046½°, 52° 33.635' N, 009° 42.375' W
Lights in line 046°T from a position of just over a mile south of Kilcredaun Head. Front light, Oc 5s (24hr), on Corlis Point, Rear light, Oc 5s (24hr), at Querrin Quay. This lead through the river entrance, passing close north of the Tail of Beal, Beal Spit and Beal Bar markers.
► Next waypoint: 2.45 miles, course ⇓ 46.73°T (reciprocal ⇑ 226.73°T)
End of 046½° entrance alignment , 52° 35.310' N, 009° 39.445' W
¾ of a mile northwest of Beal Bar.
► Next waypoint: 2.17 miles, course ⇓ 89.19°T (reciprocal ⇑ 269.19°T)
200 metres south of Letter Point Port Buoy, 52° 35.340' N, 009° 35.870' W
Letter Point, Fl R 7s.
► Next waypoint: 0.87 miles, course ⇓ 110.99°T (reciprocal ⇑ 290.99°T)
200 metres south of Asdee Port Buoy, 52° 35.030' N, 009° 34.540' W
Asdee. Fl R 3s.
► Next waypoint: 2.98 miles, course ⇓ 77.26°T (reciprocal ⇑ 257.26°T)