Irish Sea Pilotage

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Harbours (and some anchorages) in the Irish Sea. Here I gather information available on the web plus some information from my own visits. Places highlighted in bold have fuller navigation details from my surveys.
  See below for a list of guides available to purchase.
  For another web guide (mostly 2004) see here.
  Some (smart phone optimised) web info is also available for free from here, or here, or here for Ireland.

Liverpool tide table

Weather sources (clickable)

Irish sea wind forecasts from POL [now discontinued] and xc

Wave height forecasts (wind and swell waves) are available from POL [now discontinued] or from here or from here .
Real time wave heights from CEFAS

Chart information.

Windfarm list and interactive map.

Subsea cable charts from Kingfisher

Information about Firing Ranges in the Irish Sea area.

An up-to-date chart (zoomable) is available free from Navionics. Or see here for already zoomed.

Fishing boat port codes: here
In order around Irish Sea (clockwise from Mull of Galloway):
WN DS; CL MT WO WA BW LR FD PN LL MR RN CH; BS CO AB CA M; W WD D DA DK; N B;
Note: Kirkcudbright vessels seem to favour register BA (Ballantrae which is a small registry port 12 miles south of Girvan)
[IOM: DO CT PL RY]

England

Scotland

Wales

Isle of Man

Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Published Guides

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