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Otok Vrgada

Otok Vrgada

Characteristics

Description

Otok Vrgada
Otok Vrgada
Vrgada view from the north.
2011:08:15 11:35:52
16/08/2011
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Croatia
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Localisation

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Flying distances - Direct line

Otok Murter

6nm
124°
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 ...
3 Apr 11

Vrgadski Kanal

1.2nm
94°
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 ...
16 Jul 11

Otok Zirje (Sibenik)

14nm
148°
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 ...
16 Aug 11

Novigradsko More

20nm
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, ...
23 Jul 11

Otocic Artina

0.4nm
On each side of the island, good anchoring places in particular if you want to reach the sandy beach.
16 Aug 11

Uvala Sv Andrija

0.3nm
301°
Deep bay where you can achor by 4m. Good shelter except from NE.
Be carreful in the entrance to the West cardinal
16 Aug 11

Otok Kaprije (Sibenik)

12nm
138°
Kaprije is located in the central part of the Sibenik archipelago between the islands Zmajan and Kakan.
The highlight of the island is Vela Glavica (132 m).
The only village of the island is Kaprije, S. The port is busy.
Automobiles are not allowed on the island.
16 Aug 11

Luka Pakostane

1.3nm
271°
Pakostane is a small tourist town in front of which there are three small islands (Justina, Skolk, Babuljas) only a few tens of meters from shore. It is situated between Lake Vrana and the Adriatic Sea.Approach: the best approach to the N becomes E Babuljas Island, which is a chapel. ...
3 Apr 11

Kanal Nove Povljane Vir

32nm
328°
Kanal Nove Povljane, entered between Otok Vir and the SE end of Otok Pag, leads 5 miles SE into Ninski Zaliv.
Shoals at the inner end of this channel restrict the fairway to a width of about 250m, with a controlling depth of 8m. Vessels with a draft of over 6m are advised not to ...
23 Jul 11

Plic Kusija

2.3nm
81°
Shallow area delimited by  north and south cardinals.
14 Aug 11

Rivanjski Kanal

28nm
310°
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.
Otocic Tri Sestrice, a group of islets and rocks, extend up to 2 miles NW of Rt Zanavin, ...
9 Sep 11

Uvala Dugo Vaca Draje (Pakostane)

2.4nm
34°
Uvala Dugo Vaca is a cove surrounded by docks, near the village of Drage (Draje), on the mainland, facing Zavinac islands  (Mali and Veli zavinac).
Approach: no risk.
We tied up at one of the docks by 2-3 m.
Good protection by S NE W.
11 Sep 11
Local Area

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 ...
16 Jul 11

Zadarska županija (Zadar county)

Zadar county, extends from S island Pag on north to town Drage on the south.This county has been inhabitated since antiquity and has many historic monuments.Zadar is center of N Dalmatia,  it is situated on peninsula, protecting one of the largest natural Adriatic harbours. It ...
3 Aug 11

Dalmacija (Dalmatie)

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, ...
28 Mar 11

Croatia

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
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