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Kuah jetty (Langkawi)

Kuah jetty (Langkawi)

Characteristics

Description

A floating jetty, 144m in length, which can accommodate small vessels, is situated N of Batu Kuah Light. A T-shaped jetty, with a depth of 2m alongside, is located just S of the floating jetty.

Tides—Currents.—It is HW, full and change, in Selat Dayang Bunting (Tyson Strait), at 0 hour; springs rise 2.4m.
The flood tide runs to the S out of Pelabuhan Bass (Bass Harbor) from 0.5 to 1 knot, and the ebb current the reverse way.
In the offing, the currents generally set to the N during the Southwest Monsoon and to the S during the Northeast Monsoon.

Caution is advised as cross sets are usually experienced off the entrances of the various channels.
Aspect.—
The E entrance of the harbor is known as Selat Kuah. The W entrances, Selat Dayang Bunting and that N of Pulau Kentot Besar (Pulau Singha Kintut) have apparently notless than 7.3m, which is found on the bar stretching E of Tanjong Sawa. They are available for craft with local knowledge.

14/12/2011
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Jojo
Kuah jetty (Langkawi)
2011:12:06 09:22:19
14/12/2011
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Jojo
Un ponton flottant, 144m de longueur, qui peut accueillir de petits navires, est située N de Batu Kuah Lumière. Une jetée en forme de T, avec une profondeur de 2m côtés, est situé juste au S de la jetée flottante.

Marées-Courants.-Elle est HW, et change dans Selat Dayang Bunting (Tyson détroit), à 0 heure; elle monte à 2.4m.
La marée montante court au S de Pelabuhan Bass (Bass Harbor) de 0,5 à 1 noeud, et le courant prend le chemin inverse.
Au large, les courants généralement fixés au N pendant la mousson du Sud-Ouest et au S pendant la mousson du nord.


La prudence est recommandée car des effets croisées sont généralement expérimentés à l'extérieur des entrées des différents canaux.

Versant-L'entrée E du port est connu comme Selat Kuah. Les entrées W, Selat Dayang Bunting et N de Pulau Besar Kentot (Pulau Singha Kintut) ont apparemment au moins 7,3 m, et se trouve sur la barre d'étirement E de Tanjong Sawa. Ils sont utilisés par les bateaux avec des connaissances locales.
13/12/2011
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Kuah jetty (Langkawi)
2011:12:08 13:03:46
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2011:12:08 13:02:31
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