Bristol Harbour

Bristol Harbour

Site Map

Coronavirus and harbour phased re-opening

Information on the phased re-opening of the harbour for leisure use and recognised commercial operators.

Entering and leaving Bristol Harbour

Procedures and navigation for entering and leaving Bristol Harbour.

Navigation and bridge clearances

Navigation instructions, byelaws and bridge clearances for Bristol Harbour.

Swing bridges

Swing bridge opening times and procedures.

Tide tables

Tide table and tide time differences.

Facilities and services

The range of services and facilities available in Bristol Harbour.

Harbour contacts

Contacts for emergencies, lock gate operations and general enquiries.

Local notices to mariners

Events in Bristol Harbour.

Mooring and berthing

Types and availability of moorings and berths.

Waste disposal

How to dispose of your waste in Bristol Harbour.

Water sports

Water sports and their organisations in Bristol Harbour.


What you must do when you’re refuelling, or transferring waste oil when bunkering.

Weather data

Sources for the latest weather information.

Water quality

Water quality testing and results.