Information concerning Lysekil
From January 1st, 2009 the Swedish Transport Agency establishes regulations on pilotage in the Swedish territorial waters.
Pilotage is compulsory for the following vessels:
Category 1 vessels: All vessels
Category 2 vessels: LOA 80m or 15m beam and over
Category 3 vessels: LOA 90m or 16m beam and over
For further information about compulsory pilotage, category of vessels, pilot exemption, pilot line, pilot boarding position and regulations please read further on The Swedish Transport Agency website.
Boarding position 1 or 2 SW of Brofjorden Approach.
|Brofjorden angöring to Lysekil via Bonden/Hättan||8m|
|Brofjordens angöring to Lysekil via Flatholmen||8m|
|Brofjordens angöring to Lysekil via Bergylteskär||10m|
Wind and Visibility restrictions
|0 - 150m||Over 18m/s consider weather changes||-|
|150 - 185m||15 m/s||1000m|
|185 - 245m||12 - 15 m/s*||1000m|
|245m -||Assesment for each vessel.||Assesment for each vessel.|
* Practiced so that it is the upper limit that applies. The lower strengths apply to ships with poorer maneuverability where an individual assessment may be made.
Wind: Sjöfartsverkets wind gauge at the lighthous Tån
In Lysekil shall two pilots performe pilotage if LOA 150m or 30m beam and over.
Assesment for each vessel.
Grötö rev jetty 7 and 8
Vessels with a draft of more than 8,4 meters are taken to the jetty after further marking of the ground of 9,3m meters east of the jetty. Then the maximum depth to the jetty will be 10 m.
Lysekil roads: South of Tova island or east of Grötö rev jetty. Depth 30 – 25m.
About 4 NM sothwest of Brofjorden Approach there is an anchorage area for larger vessels. Depth abt 60m.
Last updated 2021-02-27