Pwllheli Pilot Notes & Charts
Pilot notes are meant as a general guide, or for use in conjunction with a Pilot book or chart.
Irish Sea Chart - NOT TO BE USED FOR NAVIGATION
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Hafan Pwllheli - Harbour Approaches
From the Fairway Buoy Iso.2s (52° 53.092' N, 04° 22.896' W) steer 294° T for the harbour
entrance, which is marked by Q.G. and Q.R. beacons. The first harbour Tide Gauge is
located on the No3 Starboard mark. The channel is then marked as follows:
FLG 2.5s fixed pile beacon and FLR 2.5s buoy followed by FLG 5s fixed pile beacon and FLR
5s buoy. FLG 7.5s fixed pile beacon and FLR 7.5s buoy followed by FLG 10s fixed pile
beacon and FLR 10s buoy. FLG 12.5s buoy (opposite trot pile moorings) and FLG 15s buoy
(second harbour Tide Gauge). The port side of the channel opposite the marina is then
marked by a FLR 12.5s pile beacon followed by a red pile beacon with no light. The marina
pontoons are marked with 2 FG (vertical) at 52° 53.070'N, 04° 24.390' W and 2 FG (vertical)
at 52° 53.140'N, 04° 24.470' W.
MOD Aberporth Range Danger Area - Cardigan Bay
The MOD Aberporth military test and evaluation Range has a Sea Danger Area which covers a large part of Cardigan Bay, so before setting out on any trip into the bay you are strongly advised to familiarise yourself with the danger area.
Entrance to Hafan Pwllheli Marina