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Selat Sebayur (Sebajoer Strait) (NW Pulau Singkep)

Selat Sebayur (Sebajoer Strait) (NW Pulau Singkep)

Characteristics

Description

Selat Sebayur (Sebajoer Strait), between the NW side of Pulau Singkep and the Posik group of islands, is a fairly good but narrow channel, requiring local knowledge or the assistance of a native pilot; it is entered from the S between Tanjung Sebayur and a flat that extends about 4 miles S of Bandahara, on which are some patches that dry.
26/02/2012
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Flying distances - Direct line

Tanjung Irat (NW Singkep)

2.3nm
56°
Tanjung Irat, on the E side, is located 5.5 miles N of Tanjung Sebayur. The strait is divided by a long, steep sandbank on the N point of which lie two rocks, named Malang Bang which are only visible at LW; a patch that dries lies on the W elbow of the bank, about midway between the two points.
26 Feb 12

Pulau Rapang (NW Pulau Singkep)

2.6nm
40°
Pulau Rapang, a small islet with a sharp, wooded hill, lies 1 mile NW of Tanjung Irat; near it is the narrowest part of the strait.
A steep-to bank, as defined by the 5m curve, forms the W side of the channel.
It extends about 5 miles SW from Rapang.
27 Feb 12

Selat Penuba (Indonesia)

13nm
67°
Selat Penuba is deep, but is obstructed at its W end and is not used by shipping.
Tengah Islet, about 30m high, is located on a reef in the E fairway of Selat Penuba, about 1 mile SE of the E point of Pulau Selayar.
Serang Islet, about the same height as Tengah, lies about 1 ...
27 Feb 12

Kepulauan Lima (Selat Lima)

15nm
54°
Kepulauan Lima, lying nearly in the middle of the strait, consists of Yu, Panjang, Buntar, and Lima; they are hilly and wooded. Only Lima is inhabited.
About 0.5 mile ENE of Lima is a small, low, stony cay, which is overgrown with brushwood, and is steep-to.
27 Feb 12

Selat Lima (Indonesia)

15nm
50°
Selat Lima (Lima Strait), between the N side of Pulau Selayar and the S coast of Pulau Lingga, is a deep channel; parts of the shores are steep-to.Pulau Pandan, a wooded mass of ironstone, lies off the W entrance of Selat Lima. Sunken rocks extend about 0.2 mile S and E of the islet; ...
29 Feb 12

Tanjung Buku (SW Pulau Singkep)

16nm
154°
Tanjung Buku has the prominent hill Gunung Buku, 137m high, on it. Bukit Porok, about 2.7 miles N of Tanjung Buku, has a sharp peak about 149m high.
The coast from Tanjung Buku to Tanjung Sebayur (NW Tg Buku) trends NNW and NW for 14 miles; the latter point is on the E side of ...
26 Feb 12

Teluk Baruk (S Pulau Singkep)

16nm
136°
Also known as Baro-baai, Baroek-baai, lies between Tanjung Malang and Tanjung Buku, the S extremities of Pulau Singkep.
It is about 6 miles wide and 4 miles in length to its head from abreast the 10m curve, within which line the depths are reduced to 3.7m and less over the greater portion of it.
26 Feb 12

Tanjung Labuandadong (W Pulau Lingga)

16nm
41°
Tanjung Labuandadong, the NW point of the entrance to Selat Lima, is fairly steep-to; Pulau Labuandadong lies close off the point.
27 Feb 12

Selat Berhala) (SE Sumatra)

19nm
205°
Selat Berhala (Berhala Strait), the channel S of Pulau Berhala, being generally free from danger, is consequently more frequented; the least depth charted is 6.9m. The shallow mud fronting the coast W of Tanjung Jabung extends some 4 miles N of Berba, an island lying about 9 miles ...
26 Feb 12

Pulau Pulon (W Lingga)

20nm
37°
Pulau Pulon lies about 2 miles NE of Tanjung Datuk; the islet is prominent with a sharp peak.
27 Feb 12

Pulau Berhala (E Indonesia)

28nm
160°
Pulau Berhala is a rocky island largely covered with high trees. Two bare peaks, each 91m high, rise on the W side of the island; the island is inhabited. It lies in the middle of Selat Berhala, nearly between Tanjung Jabung and Tanjung Buku, the SW end of Pulau Singkep. Except on ...
29 Feb 12

Selat Dasi

29nm
29°
Selat Dasi (Dasi Strait) is a passage 4 miles long, separating Pulau Lingga from Pulau Bakung N of it.
There are several islets and rocks in the fairway of the strait, and it is only available to vessels with local knowledge.
27 Feb 12
Local Area

Pulau Singkep (E Sumatra)

Pulau Singkep is located about 20 miles N of Tanjung Jabung on the Sumatera coast. It is an island in the Lingga Archipelago in Indonesia.
The island, about 20 miles in length and the same in breadth, is much indented on its N and S sides.
It is separated from the E coast of ...
29 Feb 12

Sumatra (Indonesia)

Sumatra (Indonesian: Sumatera) is an island in western Indonesia, westernmost of the Sunda Islands.
The longest axis of the island runs approximately 1,790 km (1,110 mi) northwest-southeast, crossing the equator near the centre. At its widest point the island spans ...
7 Jan 12

Indian Ocean

The Indian Ocean is the third largest of the world's oceanic divisions, covering about 20% of the Earth's water surface. It is bounded on the north by Asia (including the Indian subcontinent, after which it is named); on the west by Africa; on the east by Indochina, the Sunda Islands, ...
6 Apr 12

Pulau Posik (NW Pulau Singkep)

Posik is the central and principal island of a group which lies off the NW side of Pulau Singkep, and is separated by Selat Sebayur.
Other islands in the vicinity of Posik include Bandahara, Sempeng, Rusukbuaya (Roesoek Boeaja), Nibung, Pajang, and Noja, as well as smaller islets ...
26 Feb 12

Pulau Serak and Pulau Pengelap (E Pulau Singplaut)

Pulau Serak, a low and wooded islet, lies about 7 miles WNW of Tanjung Buku, it is located on a shoal, which, under the depth of 9.1m, extends 2 miles SE, 1 mile N, and about 0.7 mile off either side. Oekol (Pulau Ukol), located about 0.5 mile W of the S end of Pulau Serak, lies on ...
26 Feb 12
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