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Argeles - Gruissan

Argeles - Gruissan

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Description

From Presqu’ile Saint-Vincent to Cap Leucate, 24 miles N, the bottom is generally formed of sand, or sand and mud.
Fog is frequent along this stretch of coast, particularly during E winds. In bad weather it is advisable for vessels to navigate in depths of more than 25m.
Fishing and yacht harbors are situated at Massane, Saint Cyprien, Canet-Plage, Barcares de Saint Laurent, Grau Saint Ange, and Port Leucate, which lie 1.8 miles, 6 miles, 11 miles, 16 miles, 16.5 miles, and 23 miles N, respectively, of Presqu’ile Saint-Vincent.
18/05/2012
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Sites around Argeles - Gruissan
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Port-Leucate

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3 May 12

Port-Barcarès Port-Saint-Ange

Port Barcarès is unique in that it is situated between the Mediterranean and the sea lagoon - an outstanding 7000-hectare site where nature is sovereign.
29 Dec 07

Cap Leucate

Cap Leucate  is prominent, whitish, and flat-topped. It rises steeply from the sea to a height of 52m. A light is shown from a white pyramidal tower with a red lantern and grey ridges, 17m high, standing 0.5 mile S of the cape. Fort des Mattes, a small disused building, stands ...
28 Apr 12

La Franqui

Le spot de la Franqui se situe au pied des falaises calcaires du Cap Leucate, aux abords d'un ancien village de pêcheurs. Ce spot est le théâtre du "mondial du vent": une manifestation qui se déroule chaque printemps où se succèdent des compétitions de vitesse et freestyle ...
30 Dec 09

Ste Marie la Mer

Le port de plaisance de Sainte Marie la Mer dispose près de 500 anneaux dans un cadre naturel. Ses 8 pontons flottants peuvent recevoir des bateaux de 4 à 12 mètres.
A flot
- 477 anneaux, longueur maxi 12 m, tirant d’eau 0,50 m à 2 m, amarrages sur pontons fixes et ...
28 Apr 12

Canet-en-Roussillon

A few miles from the coves, close to a fine sandy beach, the port of Canet-en-Roussillon provides visitors with total peace and comfort. Within easy reach of all facilities, the warfs are protected by an iron gate with a bolt and by video watch. Here the marina can receive boats up ...
21 Apr 12

Port-La-Nouvelle

Port-La-Nouvelle, a small port, lies 6 miles N of Cap Leucate. It is formed by a canal, with several open basins, which connects Etang de Sigean to the sea. An offshore oil terminal is situated close ENE of the harbor entrance. The entrance channel is dredged to a depth of 8.7m. The ...
28 Apr 12

Saint Cyprien

Under the Mediterranean sun, the long fine sand beach of Saint-Cyprien highlights the deep blue sea, under the majestic heights of mount Canigou. While the recently developed station of Saint-Cyprien's reputation for sports and outdoor leisure activities derives from the modernity ...
8 Sep 14

Cercle Nautique de Barberousse

Port  pour des embarcations de taille moyenne ( 10.00 m ) avec un tirant d’eau max de 1.20 mètres. Acces par le canal du Grazel.
28 Apr 12

Gruissan

Extensive yacht harbor, is situated 3.5 miles NNE of Grau de la Vieille Nouvelle and is protected by two moles, A prohibited area, the limits of which are marked by buoys, lies centered 1.5 miles SE of the harbor entrance.
 A submarine pipeline extends 2 miles ESE from a point ...
28 Apr 12

Argelès-sur-mer

Escale idéale dans un nouveau port de858 plces dont 30 visiteurs (<24m) , pourvu de tous les services : avitaillement, manutention, accastillage, voilerie, réparation de bateaux..
Profondeur : Avant port: 4m Bassins: 2m50
Services : Météo (affichage 2 fois par jour) ...
21 Jul 14

Plage du Racou

Mouillage de beau temps au Sud du port d'Argeles sur fond de sable (5m).
21 Apr 12
Local Area

Cerbère - Port Camargue

Le Languedoc-Roussillon assiste à la reconversion d'anciens ports de pêche en ports de plaisance. De Banyuls à Port-Camargue 25 ports accueillent les plaisanciers. Port-Camargue est le plus grand port de plaisance d'Europe avec 4 494 places à flot La Grande-Motte offre 1 452 ...
30 Dec 11

Golfe du Lion - Lion Gulf

The Gulf of Lion (French: Golfe du Lion) is a wide embayment of the Mediterranean coastline of Languedoc-Roussillon and Provence in France, reaching from the border with Catalonia in the west to Toulon.
The prevailing winds in this area are from the N and NW, especially in winter ...
4 Jul 12

Méditerranée - Mediterranean

La Méditerranée est reliée à l'océan Atlantique par le détroit de Gibraltar à l'ouest, à la mer de Marmara et à la mer Noire par les Dardanelles et le Bosphore à l'est. Le canal de Suez au sud-est relie la Méditerranée à la mer Rouge.
Îles méditerranéennesLes principales ...
13 Mar 15

Cap Cerbère - Collioure

Cap Cerbere  is formed by steep cliffs which rise abruptly to a plateau. It is the E termination of Chaine des Alberes, a rugged and prominent mountain range. From seaward, the cape has a triangular shape and its summit is surmounted by a small white building. A light is shown ...
3 May 14

Narbonne Plage - Frontignan

Port de Narbonne-Plage, an extensive yacht harbor, is situated 4 miles NE of Gruissan-Plage and is protected by two breakwaters. A rectangular prohibited area lies 3 miles E of the harbor entrance.
Rocher St. Pierre , located close NE of Port de Narbonne-Plage, is 5m high and surmounted ...
18 May 12

Golfe d’Aigues-Mortes

Golfe d’Aigues-Mortes  lies between Palavas Les Flots and Pointe de L’Espiguette, 9 miles ESE.
17 May 12
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