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La Fourmigue (Bandol)

La Fourmigue (Bandol)

Characteristics

Description

La Fourmigue, a rock, lies on a shoal about 0.2 mile E of the E extremity of Ile de Bandol. It is 1m high and marked by a beacon. Vessels should not attempt to pass between the beacon and the island.
7/07/2011
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Flying distances - Direct line

Rade de Toulon

8.4nm
99°
Toulon is a large military harbour on the Mediterranean coast, with a major French naval base.The prevailing winds are from the NW (Mistral) and W. These winds may reach a velocity of Force 11. Winds from the E and SE, which are less frequent, are generally accompanied by rain squalls, ...
1 May 12

Cassis

10nm
290°
Le mouillage est interdit dans la majeure partie des calanques de Marseilleveyre, Sormiou, Morgiou, En Vau et Port-Pin.
14 Oct 11

Calanques de Marseille

15nm
283°
Les calanques de Marseille s'étendent sur plus de vingt kilomètres de côtes sur la mer Méditerranée entre le village des Goudes, quartier du sud-ouest de la ville de Marseille, et la commune de Cassis, dans les Bouches-du-Rhône. C'est un des sites les plus remarquables de France, ...
19 May 12

Golfe de Giens

14nm
107°
Golfe de Giens is entered between Pointe de Carqueiranne and Pointe Escampobariou, 4.7 miles
SE. Pointe Escampobariou is the SW extremity of Presqu’ile de Giens, a peninsula, the W side of which is 118m high and surmounted by a tower.
The E side of this gulf is bordered by ...
30 Jul 13

Île de Porquerolles

21nm
109°
Ile de Porquerolles  lies centered 3 miles SE of Ponte de l’Esterel. The summit of the island, located 1 mile from its E end, is 142m high and surmounted by a signal station.
9 Jul 11

Cap Sicié - Cap Cépet

7.4nm
123°
Zone au sud de la rade de Toulon avec de belles anses ouvertes sur le large.
2 Feb 14

Rade Nord

23nm
305°
A l'extrême Nord-Ouest de Marseille, l'Estaque s’ouvre sur la mer. La composition des versants pentus dégringolant dans la mer, des vallons secs, à la garrigue rase ponctuée de quelques pins, des affleurements calcaires et des falaises est remarquable. L’Estaque est un espace ...
20 May 12

Ponteau - Sausset

33nm
293°
La Côte Bleue désigne la portion de côte méditerranéenne située à l’ouest de Marseille, jusqu'à l'embouchure de l'étang de Berre. Les petites criques de la Côte Bleue, entre Marseille et le golfe de Fos, sont  des calanques calcaires, abritant de petits ports et des ...
19 Apr 12

Bandol

0.2nm
359°
Bandol  harbor lies on the W side of Baie de Bandol and is protected by a breakwater. It has extensive facilities for small craft and yachts. The harbor can accommodate small vessels, with drafts up to 4m, but is liable to silt up.
Magnificent port of 1600 places among which ...
2 Feb 14

Île de Bendor

0.2nm
251°
Ile de Bandor (private island) can be identified by its prominent reddish-colored rocks. It is connected to a peninsula close N by a bank which has depths of 0.2 to 2m. Chateau de Bandol stands on the outer end of the peninsula, which is 25m high and is conspicuous.
2 Feb 14

Anse de Renécros

0.4nm
316°
Anse fermée par une jetée offrant une belle plage.
30 Apr 12

Baie de Bandol

0.6nm
42°
Mouillage en fond de baie par petit fond (5m).
27 Jul 15
Local Area

La Ciotat - Six-Fours

The bay of La Ciotat affords poor holding ground on a bottom of mud and weed, and vessels are liable to drag during strong winds. Anchorage should be taken within 0.3 mile of the shore in order to get as much shelter as possible from the land and to avoid the steep slope of the bottom ...
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Cassis - Hyères

Wind
The Mistral, a violent NW wind, is the most prevalent wind in this area, and at times, adversely affects port operations. The cloudless skies of this area must be attributed to this wind which is usually accompanied by a marked drop in temperature. It is most severe between ...
14 Oct 11

Côte d'Azur - French Riviera

The French Riviera (French: Côte d'Azur, Occitan: Còsta Azzura) is part of France's southeastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea, reaching from Cassis to Menton, at the border with Italy.
14 Jul 11

Méditerranée - Mediterranean

La Méditerranée est reliée à l'océan Atlantique par le détroit de Gibraltar à l'ouest, à la mer de Marmara et à la mer Noire par les Dardanelles et le Bosphore à l'est. Le canal de Suez au sud-est relie la Méditerranée à la mer Rouge.
Îles méditerranéennesLes principales ...
13 Mar 15
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