The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO
) is an organisation within the UK government responsible for providing navigational and other hydrographic information for national, civil and defence requirements.
The UKHO is part of the Ministry of Defence and has been charting the world’s oceans for over 200 years. The UKHO is the power behind the world-renowned Admiralty brand of products and services covering marine, defence, leisure and hydrographic expertise.
Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) uses UKHO charts in the promulgation of navigation safety information, including the Cowes Local Notices to Mariners
UKHO charts referred to by CHC on this website and in Cowes Local Notices to Mariners include:
A new edition of UKHO chart 2793 ‘Cowes Harbour and River Medina’ was published on 22nd August 2019 with various updates including; the Eastern Channel, the Inner Fairway Precautionary Areas, the East Cowes Red Funnel freight ferry lay-by berth, and updated cautionary notes.
- 2038 - South Coast, Southampton Water and Approaches
- 2793 - Cowes Harbour and River Medina
- SC2793 - Cowes Harbour and River Medina
Visit the UKHO website for information on UKHO products and services
, Admiralty digital charts
, and Admiralty paper charts
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