Rye

Authority/Operator

Environment Agency

UK Ports Association

British Ports Association (BPA)
http://www.britishports.org.uk

Ownership

Environment Agency

Contact

Harbour Office,
Camber Road,
Rye,
East Sussex TN31 7QS

Tel: 01797 225225
Email: rye.harbour@environment-agency.gov.uk
Website:  www.environment-agency.gov.uk/ryeharbour

Pilotage

Compulsory for all vessels over 30m. VTS Channel 14 24-hrs notice

Approx annual tonnage

90,000

Principal traffic

Roadstone
Fish
Timber
Grain

Access/Accommodation

River/Tidal Berths
Max depth: 4.7m
Max size of vessel accepted:
Beam: 12m; LOA: 90m; draft: 4.7m
No of berths: 2
Berths total length: 185m

Location

Lat: 50° 56’ N; Long: 00° 47’ E English Channel

Port contacts

Manager: A Cansdale
Harbour Master: James Bateman Email:james.bateman@environment-agency.gov.uk
Deputy Harbour Master. Karl Sandercock
Normal hours: 0900 – 1730
24-hr Tel: 01797 225225

Environment Agency on 03708 506 506*.

Environment Agency 24 hour incident hotline: 0800 80 70 60

Storage

Storage: 10 acres
Open: 250,000 sq m

Transport connections

Roads: M20, A259
Nearest passenger rail: Rye 1km
Nearest int’l airport: Heathrow/ Gatwick 55km

Commercial cargo handling facilities

Stevedoring provided by private operators.
Cranes:
Appropriate ‘bought in’
Other handling equipment: as required

Facilities & services

Harbour Launch; Moorings for leisure craft; Lay up berths; Chandlers; F/V Bunkering; Stowage; Ice Supply; Stores; Crew changes

The Ministry of Defence operate the Lydd Firing Range to the east of Rye Harbour, extending 3 miles along the coast with prohibited areas to seaward varying in distance from 1.5 nautical miles to 2.5 nautical miles.

When firing is taking place there are range safety patrol boats to give advice to mariners (VHF channel 73 or 13). Firing times can be obtained from the Harbour Master’s office (telephone 01797 225225)

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VESSELS IN AND AROUND THE PORT

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TIDE TIMES AND HEIGHT Click here to view the tide times and heights for today

Tide Times & Heights for Rye (Harbour) on 24th November 2020
06:06 - High Tide ( 3.83m )
19:17 - High Tide ( 3.69m )

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