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TechWorks Marine advises that it is set to deploy two marine monitoring buoys in Tralee Bay as part of environmental oceanographic monitoring for Fenit Harbour.

The DB 500 data buoys will be deployed tomorrow, Friday 26 March, weather depending, and will be in place until at least Friday 30 April, after which they will be retrieved by a chartered vessel.

A flat-bottomed aqua-cultural work barge named the Kerry Pearl will be deploying the buoys. During deployment and recovery, VHF Channels monitored will be Channel 14 (Fenit Harbour working channel) and Channel 16.

During the extent of deployment, vessel traffic will need to avoid the area.

Full details including exact location coordinates are included in Marine Notice No 14 of 2021, which can be downloaded below.

Published in Irish Harbours

Fenit Harbour Marina is tucked away in Tralee Bay, not far south of Shannon Estuary. It offers a superb cruising ground being within a days sail of Dingle and Kilrush, the marina also provides a convenient base from which to visit inland attractions such as the tourist towns of Tralee and Killarney. This 120 berth marina accommodates boats up to 15m LOA and benefits from deep water at all states of the tide. The small village of Fenit incorporates a grocery store as well as pubs and restaurants while among the local activities are horse riding, swimming from the nearby sandy beaches.

Published in Irish Marinas

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