Sacramento Shoal, hard shifting sand, lies off the entrance to the Guatami Godavari and extends about 4 miles SE and 3.5 miles E from Sacramento Light.
Depths over this breaking shoal range from 2.7 to 5.5m. This shoal is subject to frequent changes in position and depth.
The current from January through April sets steadily to the NE along the coast between Machilipatnam and Godavari Point.
In the vicinity of Sacramento Shoal a rate of 4 knots is usually experienced about 5 miles offshore. The current in the bay to the W of Narasapur Point is weak and variable.
East Coast of India
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