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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. Sorry, future tides are not currently available for this harbour. Please check Admiralty EasyTide.
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.
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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 tides — High water: , Low water:
Today's Dover tides — High water: 13:00, Low waters: 07:42, 19:59
We are now approaching the next tidal event that will be Neaps. View future tidal events in our lunar calendar
The direction of the stream outside Kilmore Quay:
Dover HW to +0500 west-southwest
Dover HW +0600 to -0100 east-northeast
Between Carnsore Point and the Saltees:
East by northeast stream commences +0525 Dover (-0110 Cobh) spring rate 2.4kn.
West by southwest stream commences-0040 Dover (+0510 Cobh) spring rate 2.6kn.
South of the Saltees the streams rotate clockwise:
East going flood stream commences North +0535 Dover (-0120 Cobh), spring rate 1.7 kn, turning east-northeast approximately three hours later and ends in a south-easterly direction.
West going ebb stream commences south at -0020 Dover (+0530 Cobh) spring rate 1.9kn turning west by south approximately three hours later and ends in a north-westerly direction.
Particularly strong tides are to be found in Saltee Sound where spring rate tides can reach 3.5kn and do not set fairly through the sound with many eddies. Expect a slack water of approximately 1 hour between the tides. The tide turns on St. Patrick's Bridge up to 2 hours earlier than in Saltee Sound.
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All pages provide our menu bar, to navigate to and browse through listed 'Routes', plus our site wide text search capability. The text search capability may be narrowed to individually target 'Experience', 'Routes' or 'Havens' by selecting the tabs beneath the search box. But text searches are not optimal when it comes to finding Routes pertaining to a particular passage unless you know what you are looking for. This is what our 'Find routes' tool is for.
'Find routes' exposes all published 'Routes' information that may be of interest for a specific passage. This is easily achieved by selecting where you are, or a nearest Haven, and the desired destination, or its nearest Haven. Then click 'Go' and 'Find routes' does the rest.
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Admiralty Chart 2049 ‘Old Head of Kinsale to Tuskar Rock’ scale of 1:150,000 covers this sailing area. The key chart for this area is the large scale British Admiralty 2740 that covers the Saltee Islands & Kilmore Quay at a scale of 1:25,000. This is the best chart if you plan to explore these waters. Imray charts C57 and C61.
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