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Newfound Harbor Southerly anchorage (Florida)

Newfound Harbor Southerly anchorage (Florida)

Characteristics

Description

Newfound Harbor is located in the lower keys between Big Pine, the Torch Keys and
Ramrod Key.
We anchor in 7-9 feet of water on the West side of a small island called Picnic Island.
Open to Westerly winds.
8/03/2010
Update
Alain
Newfound Harbor est situé dans les Lower Keys, entre Big Pine et les Torch Keys, Ramrod Key.
On mouille par 2 à 3 m sur le côté W de l'îlot Picnic Island.
Ouvert aux vents d'W.
8/03/2010
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Alain
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314°
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Newfound Harbor Northely anchorage (Florida)

1.4nm
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1.2nm
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268°
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N Niles channel (Florida)

3.2nm
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Local Area

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