Information about using the Port
Updated 26 March 2019
The east cardinal mark has been removed from the entrance to the lagoon, but Port of Greymouth recommend that all vessels entering the lagoon use the eastern side of the channel nearer to the wharf.
- Latitude 42 27 mins South
- Longitude 171 11 mins East
Greymouth harbour and approaches
Sourced from Land Information New Zealand data - Crown Copyright Reserved
Please go to the LINZ website for further detail.
Conversion chart - KM to NM
KM to NM conversion chart (PDF, 27KB)
Tidal information can be found in the following locations:
Quick reference tidal height conversion chart (PDF, 45KB)
The latest soundings of the Grey Bar were done on 6th September 2022 and can be viewed by clicking the relevant link below.
- Port Soundings - 06 September 2022 (PDF, 753KB)
Please also refer to the lagoon and lagoon entrance soundings last carried out on 29 June 2017.
- Lagoon soundings - 29 June 2017 (PDF, 136KB)
Use of car lights when approaching the breakwaters
Motorists travelling to the Blaketown or Cobden breakwaters at night are asked to please dip their headlights and then switch them off once at the breakwaters. The headlights dazzle incoming vessel skippers and reduce their abilities to identify the navigation lights when entering the port’