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Novigradsko More

Novigradsko More



Novigradsko More, a landlocked bay, lies at the S end of Novsko Zdrilo and provides good anchorage.
Rijeka Zrmanja flows into the bay at the E side. This river is navigable by small craft as far as the village of Obrovca, 6 miles above the mouth.

Luka Novigrad, a narrow inlet, lies at the S end of Novigradsko More. The small town of Novigrad stands along the shore and on the slopes of the hills at the E side of the head of the inlet and is fronted by a small craft harbor.

Karinsko Zdrilo, a narrow and tortuous channel, leads from the SE end of Novigradsko More into Karinsko More, a landlocked basin. This passage has depths of 11 to 20m in the fairway, but a sharp turn in the S part, with a width of only 90m, restricts its use to smallcraft and local coasters.

Caution.—Mussel beds, oyster beds, and tunny fisheries lie along the shores of Novigradsko More and Karinsko More.
Novigradsko More, est une baie enclavée, située à l'extrémité S de Novsko Zdrilo et offre un bon mouillage.
Rijeka Zrmanja se jette dans la baie sur le côté E. Ce fleuve est navigable par de petites embarcations dans la mesure où le village de Obrovca​​, 6 miles au-dessus de la bouche.
Luka Novigrad, un étroit goulet, situé à l'extrémité S de Novigradsko More. La petite ville de Novigrad surgit le long du rivage et sur les pentes des collines du côté E de l'entrée bras de mer qui conduit à un port pour petits bateaux.
Karinsko Zdrilo, un canal étroit et tortueux, conduit de l'extrémité SE de Novigradsko More dans Karinsko More, un bassin enclavé. Ce passage a des profondeurs de 11 à 20m dans le chenal, mais un virage serré dans la partie S, avec une largeur de seulement 90m, limite son utilisation aux caboteurs et petites embarcations locales.
Attention.-des élevages de moules, d'huîtres et de thon se trouvent le long des rives du Novigradsko More et Karinsko More.
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Kanal Nove Povljane Vir

Kanal Nove Povljane, entered between Otok Vir and the SE end of Otok Pag, leads 5 miles SE into Ninski Zaliv.
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Rivanjski Kanal

Rivanjski Kanal continues NW from the N end of Srednji Kanal and leads between Otok Rivanj andOtok Sestrunj.
It is generally used by vessels proceeding between Srednji and Zadarski Kanals.
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Otok Murter

The island of Murter is the largest island of the Sibenik archipelago. It is close to the coast on which it is connected by a bridge, low air draft at Tijesno (Tisno) on the continent. During the summer the bridge opens to allow passage of boats.
The NW part of the island is fertile ...
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Vrgadski Kanal

Vrgadski Kanal, 7 miles long, leads between Otok Murter and Otok Vrgada and is the principal channel used in the S approach to Pasmanski Kanal and Zadar.
Vessels with a maximum draft of 6.4m may pass through Pasmanski Kanal. Vessels with drafts over 6.4m must either proceed through ...
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Otok Zirje (Sibenik)

Otok Zirje is the farthest and the largest island in the Sibenik archipelago.
It is long of 6,5 NM (NW/SE) and 1,4 NM wide.
The main village, Zirje, is located in the middle of the island. A small port, luka Muna, on the coast N of Zirje, home to the ferry that connects the ...
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Ninsko Ljubacki Kanal Zadar

Ninsko-Ljubacki Kanal, a tortuous channel, connects the SE end of Kanal Nove Povljane with Ljubacka Vrata. This channel leads through the deep inlets which indent the SE coast of Otok Pag, on the NW side, and the mainland, on the SE side.
It is entered between Rt Prutna,which is ...
23 Jul 11

Nosko Zdrilo (Maslenicki Kanal) Zadar

Nosko Zdrilo (Maslenicki Kanal) is entered at the N end between Rt Baljenica, a conspicuous brown and yellowish point, and Rt Korotanja, 0.2 mile SW.
These entrance points are fringed by shoals which are marked by buoys.
The fairway of the entrance has a least depth of 7.9m. ...
23 Jul 11

Otok Vir

The island of Vir is one of the 300 islands of Zadar archipelago.
Vir island is located SW Pag, it is 25 kilometers north of Zadar and it has an area of 22.38 square kilometers. It rises gently from the sea to a bare and double summit, (Bandira) 112m high, with reminds of fort.
A ...
22 Jul 11

Luka Maslenica Solta

On the W coast of O. Solta Maslinica is a small village and a small port. Located NE of the S of Novsko Zdrilo, the platform is used to load the bauxite.
The wharf is 120 m long and has a depth of 10 m alongside.
Good protection from all directions.
23 Jul 11

Luka Vinjerac

Vinjerac is a small village with a harbour on the S coast of the Velebitski kanal.Warning: rock located approximately 0.5 NM NW port, indicated by a tag cardinal N without fire. Halfway the rock and fire of  the port, there is a shoal covered about 6.2 m. Coast to E Vinjerac ...
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Otok Olib Zadar

Otok Olib is located E of O. Silba. It belongs to Zadar archipelago.The island has been inhabited since Roman times. The residents bought their island in 1900. The only village on the island was established around the port.
To the east of the island you will find some small hidden ...
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Luka Starigrad-Paklenica

Starigrad-Paklenica is at the entrance of the National Park Paklenica, located at the foot of the Velebit Mountains.
The Bora is at its maximum in this part of the channel Velebitska and we can get to that Starigrad only by calm weather. Even under these conditions, the breeze ...
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Local Area

Zadarska županija (Zadar county)

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3 Aug 11

Dalmacija (Dalmatie)

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It extends 350 km along the east coast of the Adriatic Sea about 60 km wide, ...
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Winds:Do not underestimate the winds, especially bura (bora) in the Gulf of Kvarner and the Velebit channel. Other winds are more "lenient" but their strength varies in intensity from north to south along the coast. For example, the "Mistral" (Mistral) which is especially nice ...
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Adriatic East

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30 Jul 11

Adriatic Sea

The Adriatic Sea is a body of water separating the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan peninsula, and is a part of the Mediterranean Sea. The western coast is Italian, while the eastern coast runs mostly along Croatia, but lesser parts belong to Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, ...
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Méditerranée - Mediterranean

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