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ABLE Seaton Port - River Information

Seaton Channel is a private shipping channel that supports ABLE Seaton Port. The channel runs 0.60NM west from the River Tees Turning Circle which is located 2NM from the Tees Fairway Buoy. This gives the port unparalleled sailing times to open sea in comparison with other ports on the River Tees.

Characteristics Information
Air Draft Restrictions None
Fairway Buoy Depth -15.4mCD
Turning Circle Depth -14.1mCD
Turning Circle Diameter 520m
Channel Length 1,270m
Channel Overall Width 142m
– Channel One Width 142m -5.00mCD
– Channel Two Width 120m -6.50mCD
– Channel Three Width 85m -9.50mCD
Mean High Water Springs (MHWS) 5.55mCD
Mean Low Water Springs (MLWS) 0.90mCD
Mean High Water Neap (MHWN) 4.30mCD
Mean Low Water Neap (MLWN) 2.00mCD
Highest Astronomical Tide (HAT) 6.10mCD
Lowest Astronomical Tide (LAT) 0.00mCD
Max. Depth of Water (MHWS) at Quayside 20.5m
Quayside Height 7.85mCD

Points of Contact:


+44 (0)1642 806080

Harbour Master

For general enquiries including the issuing of Notices to Mariners contact: harbourmaster@pdports.co.uk

+44 (0) 01642 277205

Svitzer Tugs Ltd

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