All times have been corrected to local
Tides on: 07/12/2022
Sunrise 08:35
Sunset 15:46
LW 04:57 0.5m
HW 11:50 3.5m
LW 17:16 0.7m
HW -
SP NP 3.0m 78%


In this section you can find extracts from the full regulations, pertaining to speed limits, crossing the harbour, fishing and general safety guidelines. KHM's powers derive from the Dockyard Ports Regulations Act of 1865, which covers general powers for all KHM's in Dockyard Ports, and the Clyde Dockyard Port of Gareloch and Loch Long Order 2011. Other existing legislation relating to the Clyde Dockyard Port are the Faslane, Coulport and Rhu Narrows Byelaws (1986) and the Rhu Narrows Byelaws (1992).


Further information

Speed limits

Don't make waves, cut your speed. There are a number of safety points to consider including speed, good lookout and damage reports.

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Find out more about the regulations concerning fishing within the dockyard port of Clyde.

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Operating in the Harbour

This section details the entry and departure guidelines for vessels to be observed within the limits of the Clyde Dockyard Ports of Gareloch and Loch Long.

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Military Exercises

Find out more on KHM Clyde's warning services providing information to mariners of planned or known submarine activities and military exercises.

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Use of Drones

HMNB Clyde is covered by CAA recognised No Fly Zone P611 which forbids the transiting of non-authorised aircraft. Clyde Dockyard Port and MoD land surrounding HMNB Clyde (Faslane & Coulport) are also covered by a Drone No Fly Zone.

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