Opening hours of the East and South locks of Saint-Nazaire
This access to the basins is mainly used by small service vessels, notably the sailors of the Lighthouses and Beacons, boaters, fishermen, pleasure boaters and passenger shuttles. Airlock openings are scheduled every two hours. Find the details in the table below.
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The South Lock is open to maritime traffic, free of charge :
At the exit of the basin : 2 hours before high tide and 1h30 after.
Entrance to the basin : 1 h 30 before high tide and 2 h after.
Airlocks can also be installed outside these times, on request at the harbour master's office.