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St Nazaire

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St Nazaire

Characteristics

Description

Saint Nazaire is an important commercial port and shipbuilding center. It lies on the N bank of La Loire, 5 miles within the entrance. With an annual external traffic volume in the order of 30 million tonnes, Nantes - Saint Nazaire is the leading port on France’s Atlantic Seaboard. The main harbor, which was a former German submarine base, consists of an outer tidal basin and two inner wet dock basins entered through locks. 

Winds

Winds predominate from the SW and W for a good part of the year. In summer winds from the N are fairly common.

Tides

Tides at Saint Nazaire rise about 5.5m at springs and 4.2m at neaps.

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St Nazaire
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Avec un trafic extérieur annuel de l'ordre de 30 millions de tonnes, Nantes Saint-Nazaire est le premier port de la façade atlantique française.
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St Nazaire
Base des Sous-Marins construite par l'armée allemande au cours de la seconde guerre mondiale.
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Con un tráfico anual de aproximadamente 30 millones de toneladas, Nantes Saint-Nazaire es el primer puerto del litoral atlántico francés.
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