The flood runs S, and the ebb N along the W coast of Pulau Pangkor. taking the direction between Pulau Pangkor and Pulau Pangkor Laut.
In the narrow passage between the two, the current has a rate of 2 to 3.5 knots at springs.
Abreast of Port Pangkor village, there is secure anchorage for vessels of deep draft, and sufficient space for several vessels to moor.
A good anchorage may be obtained, in depths over 16m, mud, with the W edge of East Bank about 0.2 mile E.
East Bank trends parallel to, and fronts the coast of the mainland.
Caution.—Lesser depths than charted have been reported in the dredged part of North West Entrance.
Pangkor Village is a busy little
place with lots happening, particularly in the early hours of the morning
when fresh produce from fishermen and from mainland are brought in for the
local community's daily needs.
Toward the end of the village, on the left from the jetty, a few 'kedai kopi' (coffee shops) cater to the local malaysian folk who frequent the place for their breakfast and a little bit of the local gossip. The 'Kuih Badak' is a nice snack to go with a cup of steaming local kopi (coffee).