Mirissa Fishery Harbour is located in the well protected
Weligama Bay and is complete with all Marine Structure
and Shore Facilities. As this is better designed harbour,
dredging could be done once in three years.
Some of the facilities at the Mirissa Fishery Harbour
are very old with a Workshop and Winch that were commissioned
around 30 years ago.
Been located more attraction place there is good prospect
of developing a “Marina” for yacht in the
(a) Address :- Mirissa
(b) Fax / Telephone Number :- 041 - 2251660
(c) Economic Zone :- Southern
(d) Province :- Southern
(e) District :- Matara
(f) Divisional Secretariat :- Weligama
(g) Distance From Colombo :- 154 km.
(B) General Information
(a) Entering Position :- A - 83840.5 N
(According to Beacon Lamps) 164237.8 E
(A - Star Board, B - Port) B - 83684.1 N
(b) Master Plan :- Attached herewith
(c) Year of Commission :- 1966
(d) Land Area :- 1.54 Ha.
(e) Basin Area :- 7.00 Ha.
(f) Quay Wall Length :- 256 m
(g) Jetty Length :-
(h) Main Break Water Length :- 456 m
(i) Sub Break Water Length :-
(j) Groyne 01 :- 97 m
(k) Groyne 02 :-
(l) Dredging Depth :- 2.5 – 3.0 m
(m) Berthing Capacity :- 245 nos.
(3.5 – 5 Tons Vessels)
(A) Shore Facilities
(a) Refrigeration facilities such as
(i) Storage of Frozen Fish - 10 T
(ii) Block Ice - 5 Tons /day
(b) Work Shop - 195 m2 .
(c) Net Mending Area - 145 m2
(d) Supply of Fuel.
(e) Fish Auction Area - 120 m2
(f) Boat Lifting - 5 T
(B) General Facilities
(a) Bathing and Toilet Facilities.
(b) Canteen Facilities
(c) Quarters for Officers.
(d) Office Building - 32 m2
(e) Store Area - 60 m2
(f) Water Storage 49000 L.
(C) Refrigeration Facility
This complex consists of the following units.
(a) Cold Storage - Capacity 10 Tons.
(b) Fish on Ice Storage - Capacity 05 Tons.
(c) Cooling Units - 02 Nos. Capacity of 5000 Kcal/Hrs.
(D) Fuel Station
The Fuel filling facility consists of the followings
(a) Dispensing Equipment
(b) Tank - Capacity 91000 Liters