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Cape Sable (Florida)

Cape Sable (Florida)

Characteristics

Description

Enchorage is possible only when the weather is fair, near N or S of Middle Cape.
Minimum depht: 7 feet.
East Cape
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Cape Sable (Florida)
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Joëlle
Cape Sable, is the southernmost point of the US mainland Florida. It is located in southwestern Florida, in Monroe County, and is part of the Everglades National Park. The cape is a peninsula issuing from the southeastern part of the Florida mainland, running west and curving around to the north, reaching Ponce de Leon Bay, at the mouth of the Shark River. It forms the southern and western margins of Whitewater Bay.
There are three prominent points on the cape: East Cape, Middle Cape, also known as Palm Point, and Northwest Cape.
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North cape.
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Cape Sable (Florida)
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Joëlle
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11/03/2013
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Cape Sable est le point le plus méridional de la Floride continentale et des États-Unis continentaux.
Il est situé au SW de la Floride, dans le comté de Monroe et fait partie du parc national des Everglades.

Le cap est une péninsule allant du SE de la Floride continentale en direction de l'W et s'incurvant vers le N alors qu'elle atteint la Ponce de Leon Bay, à l'embouchure de la Shark River. Il borde au S et à l'W la Whitewater Bay.

Il a trois points connus : East Cape, Middle Cape, connu également sous le nom de Palm Point, et Northwest Cape.

Middle Cape:
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Cape Sable (Florida)
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Joëlle
On peut mouiller, par beau temps, au N ou au S de Middle Cape par environ 2 m.
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Flying distances - Direct line

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26nm
172°
Key Vaca is an island in the middle Florida
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Long Key (ou Rattlesnake key) (Florida Keys)

26nm
134°
Long Key was called Cayo Vivora (Rattlesnake Key) by early Spanish explorers, a reference to the shape of the island, which resembles a snake with its jaws open, rather than to its denizens.
In the early 20th century, Long
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Boot Key Harbor (Florida)

10nm
356°
Boot Key Harbor is located  into the everglades, in Florida SW, outside Little Shark River.
The entry is northwest of unlighted daybeacon #4 .
Generally it's a good mooring, with minimum 5,5 feet, when the bay is calm.
Do not swim in the bay because of Alligators. Many ...
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Flamingo Marina (Florida)

11nm
91°
A marina on the W side of the canal just below the dam at Flamingo has berths with electricity, water, ice, and limited marine supplies.
Gasoline, diesel fuel, and launching ramps are available on either side of the dam. A 5-mph no-wake speed limit is enforced in the canal.The ...
4 Apr 10

Flamingo canal (Florida)

11nm
91°
Flamingo, on the mainland about 9 miles E of East Cape (25°06.9'N., 81°05.2'W.), is a tourist center in
Everglades National Park at the entrance of Buttonwood (Flamingo) Canal. A 300-foot tower and an 86-foot standpipe E of the canal about 0.3 mile NE of the visitors center are ...
16 Apr 12

Ponce de Leon Bay (Florida)

12nm
Ponce de Leon Bay is a nearly rectangular bight 7 miles N of Northwest Cape.
The N part of the bight is shallow, but fair anchorage is available for vessels drawing up to 6 feet off Shark River Island.
The anchorage is sheltered from winds E of N or S, and the shoal on the NW ...
7 Apr 12

Bahia Honda Key (Florida Keys)

29nm
192°
Bahia Honda (meaning deep bay, in Spanish) is an island in the lower Florida Keys.
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Grassy Key (Florida Keys)

25nm
156°
Grassy Key is an island in the middle Florida Keys, between Crawl Key and Duck Key.
It is one of the northernmost islands in a chain of islands that comprise the City of Marathon, Florida.
22 Mar 10

Lower Matecumbe Key (Florida Keys)

28nm
126°
The island lies to the southwest of Upper Matecumbe Key, and to the northeast of Craig
Key.
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This key is the site of a number of Indian mounds and middens, most of which were ...
22 Mar 10

Boot Key Harbor Anchorage (Florida Keys)

26nm
175°
Boot key Harbor is one of the largest mooring fields in the country. It is also often hailed as one of the most protected harbors on the Eastern coast. The accessibility, particulary for sail boats that may draw a larger draft than sport fishing boats populating other aera marinas, ...
21 Mar 10

Moser Channel (Florida Keys)

27nm
182°
Moser Channel, 36 miles E of Key West, affords passage between the keys from the Gulf of Mexico to Hawk Channel for vessels of 7 to 8 feet in draft. The swing span of Seven Mile Bridge across Moser Channel has been removed; however, the bridge piers remain. The fixed highway bridge ...
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Boot Key Harbor City Marina (Marathon) (Florida)

26nm
174°
Boot
Key Harbor City Marina lies on Vaca Key on the coast of southern
Florida in the USA. The facility combines slips and moorings.
Approach and Entrance:From the N - From the Gulf of Mexico make for Florida
Bay.
From the
S - From the Atlantic Ocean make or ...
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Local Area

Florida Bay

Florida Bay is an estuary covering approximately 1,100 square miles (2,850 square km) between the southern tip of Florida and the Florida Keys,from Barnes Sound to cape Sable. It is located on a shallow shelf lagoon where freshwater from the Everglades mixes with the saltwater from ...
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The Keys ( Florida)

The Florida Keys are a chain-like cluster of about 1700 islands in the southeast United States. They begin at the southeastern tip of the Florida peninsula, about 15 miles (24 km) south of Miami, and extend in a gentle arc south-southwest and then westward to Key West, the ...
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West Florida

The coast, for nearly 115 miles, from Key West to San Carlos Bay is low, sandy, and generally wooded. Innumerable small islands and keys, interlaced by many small rivers and bayous, make up Everglades National Park and the Ten Thousand Islands. From San Carlos Bay N to Tampa Bay the ...
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Gulf of Mexico

The Gulf of Mexico is the ninth largest body of water in the world. The shape of its basin is roughly oval and approximately 810 nautical miles (1,500 km) wide and filled with sedimentary rocks and debris. Tidal ranges are extremely small due to the narrow connection with the ocean. Considered ...
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NW Atlantic Ocean

Entre le Groenland et la mer du Nord, l'Atlantique est séparé de l'Océan Arctique par le seuil de Wyville-, zone relativement peu profonde (entre 300 et 1250 m) et de laquelle émerge l'Islande.
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Long Key (ou Rattlesnake key) (Florida Keys)

Long Key was called Cayo Vivora (Rattlesnake Key) by early Spanish explorers, a reference to the shape of the island, which resembles a snake with its jaws open, rather than to its denizens.
In the early 20th century, Long
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