Notice to Mariners No. 1 of 2020

Monday 13 January 2020

Notice to Mariners No. 1 of 2020

 

Wicklow Harbour, Chart No. 633, 1121, 1411, 1468

 

To all ship owners, shipmasters, agents, fishing vessels, pleasure craft users, harbour users, seafarers and fishery organisations.

 

Weather Warning

 

Met Éireann have issued a status orange wind warning for the entire country today, and a gale warning as follows:

 

“Southerly winds will reach storm force during Monday on all Irish coastal waters and on the Irish Sea, with violent storm force winds expected at times.” 

 

There is also a significant risk of coastal flooding due to the combination of high spring tides and storm surge.

 

All vessel owners are advised to check their moorings and ensure that effective bilge pumping arrangements are in place.

 

Members of the public are advised to keep away from piers, breakwaters and exposed coastal areas.

 

Paul Ivory

Wicklow County Council

087 0575938

pivory@wicklowcoco.ie

13th January 2020

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