Rocky Harbour, Newfoundland

The wharf in the East end of the bay has shelter in all but a strong westerly and has water from a tap nearby. The town has grocery stores and Java Jacks restaurant/cafe is good. We went got showers at the campsite on the main road - though they seemed very reluctant so don’t count on it. The Fishermen reported that the wharf in the SW corner of the bay was a “bad wharf” as the boards don’t go down to water level at low tide and boats can be trapped under it. Gros Morne mountain is closed for walking because of nesting Ptarmigan until late June

There is a new pier running out from the S shore of the bay with Rocky Harbour at its end. It is protected from the West by a stone breakwater built up on the drying bank but we were told that the wooden boarding does not extend to the Low water level and a number of fishing vessels have been badly damaged when caught beneath the timber. The pier and breakwater are very poorly and inaccurately marked on the Navionics chart (2016) and Google Earth gives a much better idea of their positions

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