Rye Harbour: closures and restrictions

Closures and restrictions affecting boaters at Rye Harbour.

Channel obstructed by a shingle bank

Recent storms have deposited a large shingle bank in the area of Beacon No.4 position 50.55.700N 0.46.449E.

Aerial photograph of Rye Harbour with the shingle bank area marked in red. It is at top right of the text box.

Photograph of a large shingle bank at Rye Harbour. It extends 7 metres from land into the channel.

Strand Quay: visitor moorings closure

The visitor moorings will be open from 1 April to 2 October 2023.

A limited number of visitor berths are available.

You should arrange a mooring in advance by contacting the harbour office.

Contact the harbour office


Call the Rye Harbour office on 01797 225225.

Published 1 April 2014
Last updated 123 DecemberNovember 2023 + show all updates
  1. Removed information about a channel that was obstructed by a shingle bank.

  2. Added information about a channel that's obstructed by a shingle bank.

  3. Updated the information as the moorings will be open April to October 2023.

  4. The visitor moorings in Strand Quay are closed October 2022 to late March 2023.

  5. Removed old restriction

  6. Restrictions removed.

  7. New restriction added.

  8. new notice for Rye Harbour

  9. Added new notice.

  10. Old notice removed.

  11. New notice added.

  12. New notice added.

  13. Old notice removed.

  14. New notice added.

  15. New notices added.

  16. New notice added and old notices removed.

  17. New notices added on 16 April 2014.

  18. First published.