Latest Alerts & Nav Warnings

Navigation Warning November 16th 2017

The HJORDIS EAST buoy at the entrance to Blakeney Harbour is off-station until further notice.  Vessels entering Blakeney Harbour should enter the harbour with caution, leaving the HJORDIS isolated danger beacon at least 200 metres to starboard, then pass the Harbour Entrance buoy No.1 close to starboard.

Navigation Warning October 20th 2017

Entrance to Morston Creek – The port hand lit buoy, and beacon, have been removed from the North end of Morston Creek. A new port hand beacon, with light at top (programmed QR(1s)) has been erected to mark the entrance to Morston Creek, in position N 52 degrees 57.973′, E 000 degrees 59.197′

Navigation Warning October 19th 2017

The following buoys have been re-positioned as follows: HARBOUR ENTRANCE STARBOARD NO.1 N 52 degrees 58.893′, E 000 degrees 58.221′ and CHANNEL MARKER PORT NO.8 N 52 degrees 58.480′, E 000 degrees 57.297′

Navigation Warning 29th May 2017

The Channel Entrance buoys and lights marking the entrance to Blakeney Harbour have been re-numbered and re-positioned as follows: CHANNEL ENTRANCE STARBOARD NO:1 Lighted buoy QG/conical G. Marked 1, position: N52 degrees 58.944’ and E000 degrees 58.235’

Navigation Warning 25th May 2017

The Blakeney Fairway Buoy (safe water buoy) has been re-positioned today. It’s location is now as follows: N52 degrees 59.225’, E000 degrees 58.526’

Navigation Warning 1st April 2017

The Hjordis East buoy has today been put back on station. Vessels should note the position of the buoy is now slightly further East than previously, still marking the East end of the Hjordis wreck, but also the East end of a new sand bank developing to the West of the harbour entrance. The position…

Navigation Warning 30th March 2017

A starboard light has been installed permanently on to the South Sands Beacon in Blakeney Harbour today. The position of the beacon is: N52 degrees 58.113’, E000 degrees 58.457’, the light sequence is FIG5s.

Navigation Warning 20th March 2017

Major improvements and alterations to harbour buoyage will be carried out over the next few months. Over 60 new replacement buoys, including a new Fairway and Hjordis East buoy, will  come on station. There will be times when the buoyage information on our website is incorrect. For current information please telephone the number below. We…

MISSING PORT HAND NAVIGATION LIGHT – BLAKENEY LOWER HARBOUR

MISSING PORT HAND NAVIGATION LIGHT – BLAKENEY LOWER HARBOUR The red flashing light has recently been swept off the BHA No. 3 port hand Channel entrance buoy in Blakeney Lower Harbour. We believe this light may have been washed ashore somewhere along the beach at the West end of Blakeney Point. If anyone is walking…

SS Hjørdis "The Forgotten Ship"

SS Hjørdis – “The Forgotten Ship” A Report for Blakeney Harbour Association by Sue Gresham, Historical Research Volunteer December 2016   FOREWORD The wreck of the steamship SS Hjørdis has lain off Blakeney Point since she went aground and was wrecked in 1916. Almost a “ghost ship”, little was known locally about the Hjørdis and,…

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