Welcome to Wicklow Maritime, the online photo diary of maritime activity at Wicklow port and along the Wicklow coast. The website has been online since 2003 and is regularly updated.(see Latest photos).
Wicklow Coastal View
Status Red – National Weather Warning in effect
Wind Warning for Ireland
Ex-Hurricane Ophelia is forecast to track directly over Ireland during daytime Monday. Violent and destructive gusts are forecast with all areas at risk and in particular the southwest and south in the morning, and eastern counties in the afternoon. Also heavy rain and storm surges along some coasts will result in flooding.
There is potential risk to lives.
Sunday 15 October 2017 20:00
Monday 16 October 2017 06:00 to Monday 16 October 2017 23:59
Status Orange issued by Met Office
Valid Sunday 15 October 2017 14:0 – Monday 16 October 2017 09:00 to Tuesday 17 October 2017 03:00
Wind Warning for Cavan, Monaghan, Donegal, Dublin, Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Louth, Wicklow, Offaly, Westmeath, Meath, Leitrim, Roscommon, Sligo and Tipperary.
Ex – Hurricane Ophelia is expected to transition to a post tropical storm as it approaches our shores on Monday. Mean wind speeds between 65 and 80 km/h with gusts between 110 and 130km/h are expected. The winds have potential to cause structural damage and disruption, with dangerous marine conditions due to high seas and potential flooding.
(Current forecasts predict, in the South and along the East coast, wind values are likely to be in the high end of the orange scale but all parts of the country will be at risk).
HURRICANE Ophelia will be the most severe weather event to his this country since Hurricane Debbie hit in 1961 – resulting in 15 deaths – Met Eireann has warned.
Visit www.met.ie for weather alerts and updates.
Latest coaster arrivals at Wicklow port
Hav Pike (ex Bratislava) arriving from Cork on Thursday morning to load out a cargo of scrap metal at the Packet pier. Ceg Cosmos and Thea Marieke are also expected over the next few days.
Lady Ariane discharges a part cargo of packaged timber at the Packet pier on Friday morning. She departed the same afternoon for Cardiff.
Burhou 1 sailing from Wicklow port on Thursday evening after unloading round timber from Port Ellen. Her next port of call was Kilroot.
Ayress arriving from Loch Fyne on Monday afternoon.