On the west end of the Hvar Island archipelago (Croatia)there is a small island of Vodnjak Veli, who is , the W and outer island of the group.
This island has two shrub-covered peaks and a light is shown from its SW extremity.
There is an historic wreck, located E of the island near Otocic Parzanj.
It is surrounded by several dive points. The top one is also known as "Campanile" or "Turm", as it has a shape of a church tower, only without the peak. The tower is arising from "nowhere" up to some 10m under the surface.
The most interesting part is the canyon with red gorgons from 15-40m depth, and a 5m long tunnel on 35m. [http://www.viking-diving.com/upload/Vodnjak2r.jpg]
Otok Vodnjak Pakleni
Sur l'extrémité ouest de l'archipel de l'île de Hvar (Croatie), il y a une petite île, Vodnjak Veli, qui est la plus à l'W et externe des îles du groupe des Pakleni.
Cette île a deux pics couverts d'arbustes et un feu à son extrémité SW.
Il y a une épave historique, située à l'E de l'île, près d'O. Parzanj.
Elle est entourée de plusieurs points de plongée. Le plus célèbre est également connu sous le nom de "Campanile"ou "Turm", car il a la forme d'une tour d'église, sans le pic. La tour semble sortir de "nulle part" sur une hauteur de 10m sous la surface.
La partie la plus intéressante est le canyon de gorgones rouges à une profondeur de 15-40m, et un tunnel de 5 m de long sur 35m.
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Pakleni Kanal lies between Pakleni Otoci and Otok Hvar. It is a deep and wide channel, with access at both ends, which leads to Luka Hvar. This channel is frequented by small vessels with local knowledge and affords good shelter from the bora, although heavy squalls may be encountered. The ...
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Its area is 5.27 square kilometers and it has 29.891 km of rocky coasts. A portion of the island, whose highest peak, Glavica, is 94 m high, is covered with scrub and pine woods. The island is surrounded by ...
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Hvar (68 km long) is a part of the central
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Dalmatia (Croatian Dalmacija, Italian Dalmazzia) is a coastal region of Croatia along the Adriatic, stretching from the island of Pag in the northwest, the Bay of Kotor (Montenegro) to the south East. It extends 350 km along the east coast of the Adriatic Sea about 60 km wide, ...
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 ...
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 ...