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Garrison Bight Channel (Key West)

Garrison Bight Channel (Key West)

Characteristics

Description

Garrison Bight Channel, well marked, leads from Man of War Harbor around the N end of Fleming Key, thence S for about 1.8 miles, thence E to Trumbo Point, thence into a turning basin just inside the entrance of Garrison Bight (depth: 8 feet in the turning basin).

Anchorage is possible between Fleming Key and Sigsbee Park, north-northwest of Garrison Bight (depth: 8 feet).

Open to northern winds.

5/03/2010
Update
Albin
Bien balisé, il part de Man of War Harbor, contourne le N de l'île Fleming jusqu'au S pendant environ 1,8 M, jusqu'à Trumbo Point à l'E, puis pénètre dans le bassin d'évitage, juste à l'entrée de Garrison Bight (profondeur: 2,4 m).
On peut mouiller entre Fleming Key et Sigsbee Park, au NW de Garrisson bight, par 2 m environ.

Ouvert au N.

5/03/2010
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Albin
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