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Wick Harbour Facilities

   Harbour Master :
   Malcolm Bremner

   Harbour Office
   KW1 5HA

   Tel :  01955 602030
   Fax : 01955 605936

   Office Hours
   Mon-Fri ~ 09:00-17:00


Port Statistics

Chart No. - 1462
Wick and Approaches
: 058° 26.5min N
Long : 003° 04min W

Total Quayage : 1366m
Max Vessel Length : 89m

Depth Alongside
Inner/Outer : - 1.71m CD
River Basin : - 5.00m CD

VHF Radio
Ch16 or Working ch14
During Office Hours
and as required.

Wick Harbour


LAT 58 Deg 26.5min N
LONG 003 Deg 04min W (chart No. 1462)

Infrastructure Brochure

See the Wick Harbour Port Infrastructure Brochure

Approaches - Chart No 1462 refers
Outer Harbour - South Pier Sector Light flashing Green/White/Red every 3 secs. Leading lights into Outer Basin are two fixed Red lights in line, 20 metres apart, near root end of South Pier, not visible until entrance is opened.

River Harbour - Harbour Bridge DIR.ISO.WRG 4s light. Entrance between North and South River Piers marked by double Red and Green vertical fixed lights.

Port Closed Signal - A black ball is hoisted by day, or a fixed Green light shown by night, on a prominent mast at South Head.

Harbour Radio

VHF Ch16, or working channel Ch 14 (during office hours and as required.) If no contact, telephone 01955 602030. (24 hours)

Port Data

The Harbour consists of three basins:-

The Inner Harbour is the main fishing and leisure berthing area and gives access to the 70 berth Marina. The Lifeboat berth is adjacent to the RNLI Station.

The Outer Harbour is used for temporary berthing, fuelling, smaller cargo vessels and leisure berthing.

The River Harbour is the main commercial quay, in regular use, and larger vessels wishing to use this area should consult the local information board or the Harbourmaster about shipping movements.

Total quayage = 1366 metres.
Depth alongside-Inner/Outer = -1.71m. CD
River Basin = -4.20m. CD

Max. length of Vessels = 85m - For vessels over 85m consult the Harbourmaster for restrictions.

Sandbar outside the River Basin is now -2.60m CD (March 2010.) Check with Harbourmaster for advice.

Commercial Facilities and Services


No longer in use for fish sales as all white fish landings are consigned directly to clients.

The south-facing area of the roof was covered with photovoltaic panels in 2004, and is now generating electricity (max 22 Kw) which is fed into the local grid.

Emergency and Health Services

Emergency Services - Dial 999

Police - 01955 603551
General Hospital - 01955 605050
Medical Centre - 01955 605885, & 602355
Dentist - 01955 606999

Aberdeen Coastguard MRSC - 01224 592334
Sector Manager - Sandy Taylor - 01955 602332

RNLI Ops Manager - Bruce Tait
Tel : 01955 603723 (Lifeboat Station) - 01955 603024 (Home)
Coxswain - Ian Cormack

Harbour Services

Shipping/Fishing Agents
Sandisons, Wick. Tel 01955 604444 Fax 01955 602316
John S Duncan Ltd., Wick. Tel 01955 602689 Fax 01955 603734

Truck Ice & Tanker Fuel - Simpsons - 01955 604444

Bulk water on most quays - River Basin, 50T/Hr.

Taps are available in the Fishmarket and Slipway and Marina for containers.

The Slipway has recently been dismantled and stored and the area is now used for small craft storage.

Toilet and shower facilities are available for visitors at a nominal charge, situated on the Mart Jetty.

Contact the Harbour Office to arrange access during your stay, and please leave them as you find them.

General Services

Customs & Excise - 0645 100104
Scottish Fisheries Prot. Agency - 01847 892727

Pharmacies - 01955 602005, & 602053, & 603199
Wick Airport - 01955 602294
Wick Railway Stn - 01955 602131
Travel Agent - 01955 604845
Taxis - 01955 606464 & 603362 & 602727

Carpenters, Engineers, Electricians/Electronics, Painters, Divers, Transport/Refrigerated, Craneage, Forklifts, Bottled gas, Chandlery/Hardware, Stores, etc, are all available quayside. Should you need these services, consult the Harbourmaster for advice.

For the latest commercial rates and dues, contact the Harbour Office.

Tourist Information is available from McAllans, High St, Wick.

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