Howth Fishery Harbour Centre
Admiralty Chart No.
East Coast Ireland: Latitude 53° 23° 30° N. Longitude 006 04W
Situated on the North side of Howth Peninsula, close North of Dublin Bay. Irelands Eye (a rocky island 99mtrs) is 6 cables due North of Harbour
Rowan Rocks buoy (E cardinal) Q (3) 10 sec off SE of Irelands Eye.
Howth Buoy (Stbd hand) F1.G 5 sec South of Irelands Eye.
South Rowan Buoy Q.G. (Starboard Hand) in sound North of harbour entrance.
Light House marking North end of new breakwater extension F1. (2) W.R. 7.5 sec.
Once inside the harbour it is divided into two halves. The West side is the trawler basin entered between two-bull noses marks Stbd hand F1.G 3 sec. And Port hand Q.R. The east side is for yachts with swinging moorings and a marked channel to Yacht Club marina.
There is 3.7m in the harbour entrance and care should be taken when a swell is running in the sound. (East/SE gales or after gales)
Swing moorings on the port side of approach and fairway channel. For vessels with a high freeboard, care must be exercised on approach prior to swinging into trawler basin. The Harbour Master controls movement and berthing within the harbour.
Auction Hall, Ice Plant and Landing berth to be kept clear.
Harbour VHF Ch 16/11 when manned, Tel: (01) 8322252 Fax: (01) 8329648 and (086) 3814926 at most times.
Yacht Club VHF Ch 37/80 (01)83292777
Approx depths 3.7 metres.
West pier 240 metres, Auction Hall and Ice Plant 85 metres, South West pier and landing berth 120 metres. Landing Berth and Ice Plant Berth to be kept clear
Middle Pier (South) about 180 metres
Pleasure craft are not accommodated in Trawler Basin.
High Water average Dublin + 10 minutes
There is a functioning shipyard, with electric power supply and fresh water at Howth harbour, for use to all types of vessels. Engine repairs can be undertaken locally. Electronic and radio repairs are carried out by agents for all gear. The Harbour offers a service to lift and transfer of vessels to the shipyard (Synchrolift capacity for 600 tonnes).
The owners are responsible for the sub-contracting of services required.
Services for ice supply at Ice Plant by pre-arrangement only. Also Pin Card.
Local and by road tankers
Local ship chandlers on pier
Victuals: Local shops and supermarkets
Large quantities and Bonded stores from Dublin Chandlers.
Available on West pier and Southwest pier and Middle pier- open 24 hours.
All vehicular traffic is managed
Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
Contact Harbour Master's Office
Howth Fishery Harbour Centre,
Captain Raja Maitra
Harbour Master Mobile Phone Number: (087) 2348387
Landline Number: (01) 8322252
Fax: (01) 8326948
E-mail Address: HMHowth@agriculture.gov.ie
SEA FISHERIES PROTECTION AUTHORITY
Tel: (01) 8321910
Fax: (01) 8321911