The following information has been supplied with the kind assistance of:
Port of Napier Limited
P.O. Box 947
Tel.: + 64 6 833-4400
Fax.: + 64 6 833-4408
No. 1 Anchorage is located 2.7 miles east of the breakwater. The depth of water is about 21.0 m and the bottom consists of mud and shingle. . Latitude 39o 27.14’E 176 58.9’E
No. 2 Anchorage is located 4.0 miles north east of the breakwater and is for deeper draft vessels. This anchorage has a depth of about 21.0 m and the bottom consists of mud. Latitude 39o 24.4’S 176 58.2’E
At both anchorages the holding ground is good but caution must be exercised in south easterly or southerly conditions.
The anchorages are exposed north easterly through east to south east.