5 February 2021

TEMPORARY CLOSURES IN PLACE FOR GREAT SOUTH WALL: 06/02-10/02/21

Public Notice from Dublin Port Company

**UPDATE: Issued at 10.30hrs, Monday 8th February 2021

 

The latest forecasts show continued easterly winds into Tuesday 9th February, together with an active Status Yellow Marine Gale Warning and Small Craft Warning.  There will also be the persistence of easterly swells in Dublin Bay.  As a result the current closures of the Great South Wall will be extended to Wednesday 10th February from the following times:

 

Monday 8th February to 23.59hrs

Tuesday 9th February 07.30hrs to 12.00hrs

Tuesday 9th February 20.15hrs to Wednesday 10th February 00.30hrs

 

The Great South Wall closure is due to tide height and dangerous winds on the exposed wall surface. 

Delays to some shipping activity and pilotage services is likely, including possible delays at the port’s LOLO container terminals, i.e. where containers are loaded and unloaded by crane. Please contact the individual terminals direct to establish their status.

Dublin Port Company will continue to monitor the situation and provide relevant updates via our website www.dublinport.ie and social media channels.

Issued at 10.30hrs, Monday 8th February 2021

 

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Friday 5th February 2021

Due to the forecasted strong Easterly wind warnings issued by Met Eireann for Saturday 6th to Monday 8th February 2021 combined with a period of high tides Dublin Port Company will temporarily close public access to the Great South Wall from the following times:

 

Saturday 6th February 23.59hrs – Monday 8th February 23.59hrs

 

The Great South Wall closure is due to tide height and dangerous winds on the exposed wall surface. 

Delays to some shipping activity and pilotage services is likely, including possible delays at the port’s LOLO container terminals, i.e. where containers are loaded and unloaded by crane. Please contact the individual terminals direct to establish their status.

Dublin Port Company will continue to monitor the situation and provide relevant updates via our website www.dublinport.ie and social media channels.

Issued at 16.45hrs, Friday 5th February 2021

 

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