East Cape is prominent, and the coastal reef, with depths of 5.5m, extends about 1 mile offshore near the cape.
Shelter from W winds can be found in the bight between Cape Comorin and East Cape, but during the Southwest Monsoon landing by ship’s boats should not be attempted as swells roll into the bight.
Anchorage can be obtained, in 7.3m, in the bight N of East Cape, partially protected from W winds and swell by the coast SW.
East Coast of India
India, or the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. Bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south and the Bay of Bengal on the south-east, it shares land borders with China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the north-east; and Burma and Bangladesh to the east.
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