12 January 2020
Storm Brendan – Public Notice from Dublin Port Company
Temporary closures in place for Great South Wall & North Bull Wall Bridge
As Storm Brendan is forecast to arrive on Monday morning, 13th January 2020, combined with a period of high tides, Dublin Port Company will temporarily close public access to the Great South Wall and the North Bull Wall Bridge on Monday from the following times:
**Great South Wall from 1100hrs – 1600hrs**
**North Bull Wall Bridge from 1200hrs – 1430hrs**
In Dublin on Monday there is an ORANGE wind warning in effect from 0800hrs -1500hrs.
The Marine forecast for the Irish Sea is a RED warning with strong gale force (Force 9) to storm force (Force 10). There will be heavy rain from 1200hrs – 1500hrs.
High tide at 1311hrs is predicted to reach 5.09m and Dublin City Council is activating flood defences.
The Great South Wall closure is due to tide height and dangerous winds on the exposed wall surface. The Bull Bridge closure is due to tide height.
Delays to some shipping activity is expected, including possible delays at the port’s LOLO container terminals, i.e. where containers are loaded and unloaded by crane.
With wind and rain expected until Thursday this week, Dublin Port Company will continue to monitor the situation.
Issued at: 1655hrs on Sunday, 12th January 2020.