LAT 58 ͦ 26 ‘ .50 N
LONG 003 ͦ 05. ‘ .00 W
Approaches – Chart No 1462
IMRAY Chart C23
Wick Harbour Approaches
Wick Bay – newly established Port Lateral Mark. Red can lit ( fl (2) 5s ).
Transit Marks located on Commercial Quay adjacent to Fuel Tank Farm.
2 Orange Triangles apexes pointing together.
Sector light ( South Pier ) , fl White – Red – Green every 3 seconds.
Leading lights, Outer Harbour, not visible until entrance is open.
2 Fixed red lights ( F.R 5m F.R 8m ) near root end of South Pier , 20m apart.
054 ͦ T inbound 234 ͦ outbound
Entrance between North and South River Piers marked by double Red and Green vertical fixed lights. ( 2 F.R Vert, 2 F.G Vert )
Harbour Bridge Sector Light (River ) flashing White – Red – Green every 4 seconds.
285 ͦ T inbound 105 ͦ T outbound.
Port Closed Signal
Re-sited to River Harbour, Commercial Quay. 3 vertical red lights occulting 6 sec. 5 sec on, 1 sec off when Port Closed.
Working channel Ch 14 (during office hours and as required.)
All vessels entering or departing Wick Harbour are requested to broadcast an “All Ships” message on Channel 14 prior to entering or departing the harbour.
If no contact, telephone 01955 602030. (24 hours)
The Harbour consists of three basins:-
The Inner Harbour is the main fishing and leisure berthing area and gives access to the 80 berth Marina.
The Lifeboat berth is adjacent to the RNLI Station.
Used for temporary berthing, fuelling, and summer berthing.
Depth alongside -Inner/Outer = -2.3m. CD
Main commercial quay, in regular use, larger vessels wishing to use this area should consult the Harbourmaster about shipping movements.
Total quayage = 1366 metres.
River Basin = -4.30m. CD
Max. length of Vessels = up to 90m (contact harbourmaster if vessel over 85m)
Sandbar outside the River Basin is now – 4.00m CD (2019)
Check with Harbour Office for further information and advice.
Bulk water on most quays – River Basin, 50T/Hr.
Toilet and shower facilities are available for visitors at a nominal charge, situated on the Telford Jetty
Contact the Harbour Office to arrange access during your stay.