Nairn Harbour

Nairn Harbour

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Chart Number1462, 115
PhotographHarbour Image
Latitude / Longitude57° 25' N/Longitude:03° 52' W
Harbourmaster Contact, Harbour Office, NAIRN
High Tide Variation
DepthsThe maximum recommended vessel length for visitors is 12m and draught 1.8m.
HazardsThe harbour entrance is very tidal and not navigatable at low water. Entry should not be attempted at night unless familiar with the harbour. At extremely low water, a sand and gravel bar is exposed approximately 200 metres N.N.W. from the pier head. Caution should be exercised when crossing the bar, especially on the ebb tide in a swell. The safest times for entry are at 1.5 hours either side of HW. However, it is recommended visiting vessels plan their passage to arrive on the rising tide to reduce the risk of stranding in the river on the falling tide.
Principal Use
Harbour Size78 Leisure vessels (popular in the summertime) 1 fishing and 1 commercial vessel.
Moorings
Visitor Moorings78 Leisure vessels (popular in the summertime) 1 fishing and 1 commercial vessel.
FacilitiesToilets
Showers
Waste
Fuel
Water
Electricity
Email Addressnairn.harbourmaster@gmail.com
Telephone01667 456008 or VHF radio channel 9/16
Websitehttp://www.highland.gov.uk/info/1523/transport_and_streets/102/harbours/7