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Krka river Pruklansko Jezero

Krka river Pruklansko Jezero

Characteristics

Description

Krka River northwest of Sibenik is 72 km long and covers 109 km ², the channel is simple and door lights.
At about 2.5 nm ahead of Sibenik, a road bridge crosses the gorge, and just beyond there is a power line. Max air draft is 28 m under the bridge and the line. In this zone, shallow waters along the shores.
The river shrinks then and is divided into two parts.
NW arm towards the village of Zaton. This part is used for rowing races, there are buoys in the channel without fire.
The arm would lead to Prukjansko Jezero, Lake 2.5 NM 1 NM long and wide. Two power lines cross the channel before Prukjansko Jezero, their T. Air is over 29 m.
The lake shore is bordered by a shallow (1-8 m) dotted with rocks emerging or flush. Rocks along the shore in places.
You can anchor in various bays around the lake.
Krka river flows into the lake to the E. Up the river Krka to Skradin, the channel is again narrow and winding.
We can moor at the marina and Skradin visit the waterfalls in the appendix.
National Park Krka Falls has 7 along its route. The falls are from 200m to 400m in width and height of the drop is 45.7 m. It is a spectacle, magical! Krka Falls bounce off 17 benches of travertine constantly training. The site is considered the most beautiful karst of Europe.
Anchoring is prohibited in front of Skradin, but the authorities allow boaters to temporarily anchor the night must go to the marina.
The strength of the current in the river varies with the time of year.
In summer the current is negligible, but at other times of the year or after heavy rain, it can reach 3 knots in areas closest.
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Krka river Pruklansko Jezero
Le canal de Krka menant à Prukljansko Jezero
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Une des cascades de Krka
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View from the bridge towards Sibenik.
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Krka river Pruklansko Jezero
View north from the bridge.
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Krka river Pruklansko Jezero
Le lac Jezero et O. Stipanac
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Krka river Pruklansko Jezero
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La rivière Krka au NW de Sibenik est longue de 72 km et s'étend sur 109 km², le chenal est simple et porte des feux.
A environ 2,5 NM en amont de Sibenik, un pont routier franchit la gorge, et un peu au-delà il y a une ligne à haute tension. Le Tirant d'Air maxi est de 28 m sous le pont et la ligne. Dans cette zone, des hauts-fonds bordent les rives.

La rivière se rétrécit ensuite et se divise en deux parties.
Le bras NW mène au village de Zaton. Cette partie est utilisée pour des courses d'aviron, il y a des bouées sans feu dans le chenal.
Le bras NE mène à Prukjansko Jezero, lac de 2,5 NM de long sur 1 NM de large. Deux lignes électriques traversent le chenal avant Prukjansko Jezero, leur T. Air est de plus de 29 m.

Le lac est bordé par une rive peu profonde (1 à 8 m) parsemée de rochers émergeants ou affleurants. Des rochers bordent la rive par endroits.
On peut mouiller dans plusieurs baies abritées autour du lac.

La rivière Krka se jette dans le lac à l'E. En remontant la rivière Krka vers Skradin, le chenal est de nouveau étroit et sinueux.
On peut s'amarrer à la marina de Skradin et aller voir les cascades en annexe.
Le parc national de Krka compte 7 chutes le long de son parcours. Les chutes ont de 200m à 400m de largeur et la hauteur totale du dénivelé est de 45,7m. C'est un spectacle grandiose, féérique! Les chutes du Krka rebondissent  sur 17 bancs de travertin en constante formation. Le site est considéré comme le plus beaux ensembles karstiques d’Europe.

Le mouillage est interdit en face de Skradin, mais les autorités autorisent les plaisanciers à mouiller temporairement, la nuit il faut se rendre à la marina.

La force du courant dans la rivière varie suivant la période de l'année.
En été le courant est négligeable, mais à d'autres périodes de l'année ou après de fortes pluies, il peut atteindre 3 nœuds dans les zones les plus étroites.

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Pont de la rivière Krka
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Luka Rasline P Jezero

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Sheltered N to W through to E.
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Uvala Parna Krka

Parna Uvala is situated on the S side of the channel leading to the Krka Skradin.
Anchor by 9 m with a line ashore.
Good protection of the W to E through the S.
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Local Area

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Croatia

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