Current Nawat at Egyptian ports
  • Red Sea El-Wasm (El-Awaa) Start 16 October - Duration 13 day ، Autumn
  • Mediterranean Sea Next El-Saliba Winds Start 20 October - Duration 3 days ، Mostly` without rains
Commercial Ports
Commercial Ports

 Navigation Waterways:

Main Channel: 8 km. Length, 13.72m. depth.
East Verge waterway: 19.5 km. length, 18.29m. depth

Approach Area:

Breakwaters: Two breakwaters protect the port entrance channel. the western breakwater is about 3.5 miles long, and the eastern breakwater is about 1.5 miles long.

Waiting Area

The Suez Canal dwelling area is located between latitudes 31 21 N and 31 25 N and longitudes 32 16.2 E and 32 20.6 E, where vessels awaiting to enter Port-Said Port stay, whether to join the North convoy to cross the Suez Canal to carry out stevedoring operations or to be supplied with provisions and bunkers. The waiting area is divided into two sections:

- The Northern Area: located between latitudes 31 23.4 N and 31 24.8 N and longitudes 32 16.2 E and 32 20.2 E, allocated for vessels with deep drafts.

- The Southern Area: located between latitudes 31 21.3 N and 31 22 N and longitudes 32 16.2 E and 32 20.6 E, allocated for all vessel types.


Pilotage is compulsory in Port-Said west Port, and it is performed by the Suez Canal Authority, in return for fixed fees.

IMO Secretary-General

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