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Otok Plavnik Kvarner

Otok Plavnik Kvarner



Otok Plavnik lies with Rt Veli Pin, its N extremity, located 0.7 mile E of the E side of Otok Cres and divides Srednja Vrata in its S part into two channels.
This cliffy island is 194m high and partly wooded.
Several small islets lie on a shoal bank which extends about 1.5 miles SE from its S end.

Three shoals lie in the channel which passes to the E of the island.
Sika od Kormata, with a depth of 4.6m, Sika od Negrita, with a depth of 6.7m, and Plicina But, with a depth of 8.8m, lie about 1.2 miles E, 1.7 miles ENE, and 2.2 miles NE, respectively, of the SE extremity of Otok Plavnik.

Otok Plavnik se trouve avec Rt Veli Pin, son extrémité N, située à 0,7 M à l'E du côté E de Otok Cres et divise Srednja Vrata dans sa partie S en deux canaux.
Cette île est raide avec 194m de haut et est en partie boisée.
Plusieurs petits îlots se trouvent sur ​​un banc qui s'étend à environ 1,5 miles au SE de son extrémité S.
Trois bancs se trouvent dans le canal qui passe à l'Est de l'île.
Sika od Kormata, avec une profondeur de 4,6 m, Sika od Negrita, avec une profondeur de 6,7 m, et Plicina But, avec une profondeur de 8,8 m, se situent à environ 1,2 miles à l'E, 1,7 miles à l'ENE, et 2,2 miles au NE, respectivement, de l'extrémité SE de Otok Plavnik.
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Kanal Krusija

Kanal Krusija leads to the W of Otok Plavnik.
This channel is frequented because of its steep-to shores and deep passage.
A strong current may occasionally be experienced in this channel, depending on local weather conditions, but this passage is recommended over the one leading ...
4 Aug 11

Kanal Vela Vrata

Kanal Vela Vrata connects the N end of Kvarner to Rijecki Zaliv and leads between the N end of Otok Cres, on the E side, and the mainland coast, on the W side.
The channel is deep and clear, the bottom being formed of mud.
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Zaljev Rasa

The large natural inlet Zaljev Rasa offers the best protection of all sectors of the entire E coast of Istria, while the Bora blows strongly here. This bay is sinking into the earth near 6M, between Rt Ubac and Rt Mulac. The Rijeka Rasa flows into the bottom, creating a current that ...
5 Sep 11

Rapski Kanal

Rapski Kanal is deep and leads between Otok Sveti Grgur and Otok Rab.
This channel is seldom used as the fairway is only 0.3 mile wide in places and several rocky patches lie adjacent to its S side.
4 Aug 11

Olipski Kanal

Olipski Kanal leads NNW between the E side of Otok Silba and the W side of Otok Olib and merges into the N end of Pohlipski Kanal.
This channel is deep and has a minimum navigable width of 0.7 mile. It is often used by vessels proceeding to and from Zadar.
Good anchorage is ...
18 Sep 11

Otok Unije

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The island consists of a chain of partly wooded hills and the summit, 132m high, stands in the ...
31 Jul 11

Tihi kanal

Tihi Kanal, 3 miles long, connects the NW end of Vinodolski Kanal to Rijecki Zaliv.
The channel is deep and tortuous and leads between the mainland and the NE end of Otok Krk.
2 Aug 11

Medulinski Zaljev

This area is located between Cape Kamenjak SW Marler and heading to the N.
Seven small islands surrounded by rocks and shoals dot the entrance Medulinski Zaljev.
Four tags indicate isolated rocks in the W of the bay, their presence is uncertain.The chanel between Rt Munat et ...
26 Mar 11

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 ...
27 Jul 11

Uvala Lagdimor Krk

Open bay with SE, however, easy to access an anchorage on the west coast of Krk.
Anchor by 5m background of algae and rocks.
Pebble beach at the bottom of the bay.
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Uvala Valbiska Krk

Located in the NW Fire Rt Sv Mikula, this deep bay has a dock to receive the ferry that connects the island to Merag on the island of Cres.
NW in the dock allows the reception of small units.
Access is not recommended for boaters because of the presence of Ferries.
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Rt Negrit krk

Lighthouse on the SW of Krk, located in front of the house.
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Local Area


The Kvarner Gulf is located between Dalmatia and Istria. The mountain of Velebit and mountain Ucka contain this region of the cold north winds, and provide him a very pleasant climate in summer.
Opatija is the tourist capital, the resort of the Austro-Hungarian aristocracy and ...
29 Jul 11


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 ...
19 Aug 11

Adriatic East

Winds—WeatherBora is the name of the cold and dry NE or N wind which blows with great strength and affects the Adriatic Sea in the cool season. It is much less frequent and generally much weaker in summer. This wind is felt strongly along both sides of the Adriatic and is especially ...
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, ...
16 Jul 12

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 ...
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Srednja Vrata

Srednja Vrata leads between the NE part of Otok Cres and the W side of Otok Krk and connects
Kvarneric with Rijecki Zaliv.
4 Aug 11
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