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Pulau Timun (Langkawi)

Pulau Timun (Langkawi)

Characteristics

Description

Located E coast of Malaysia.

It's the most easterly anchorage for Langkawi. Being surrounded by a cluster of islands adds to the calm conditions  in most winds, but being close to the open sea, sometimes there's a
 bit of ground swell to contend with.

The water is clean & clear and there is some nice snorkeling to be found close to the shoreline.

We anchor by5/10 m at E of the island, good holding in firm mud.

27/11/2011
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Local Area

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