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Sungai Muda (Malaysia)

Sungai Muda (Malaysia)

Characteristics

Description

The Sungai Muda is located about 6 miles S of the Sungai Merbok entrance. It is obstructed by a sandy bar which dries from 0.6 to 1.2m at LW.

Small craft, drawing 1m, can enter at half tide and proceed about 4 miles upstream.

20/12/2011
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Sungai Merbok river (Sungai Petani) (Malaysia)

6nm
The Sungai Merbok (Merbau River), the entrance to which is formed between the low coast on the N and the hills to the S, is fronted by the coast mud flat, which has depths under 5.5m, and extends nearly 3 miles to seaward.
There is a depth of 2m on the bar, with depths of 5m within. ...
20 Dec 11

Tanjong city marina (Pinang)

9.7nm
179°
Tanjong City Marina based around the century-old Church Street Pier.  It is handy to the downtown of George Town. The marina has a floating breakwater that partly shields boats from ferry wake and wave. Tidal streams can be significant at spring tides. Berths at the northern ...
20 Dec 11

Junk anchorage (Pinang)

9.9nm
181°
The Junk Anchorage, just south of the Tanjong City Marina, lies off the clan jetties (the New, Yeoh, Lee, Tan, Chew and Lim jetties).
Diesel fuel is usually available from a fuel barge nearby. The Junk Anchorage is exposed to weather from the north and east.
27 Nov 11

Pinang harbor (Penang) (Malaysia)

9.4nm
173°
Pinang Harbor is one of Malaysia’s largest ports and handles most of the trade for the cultural, industrial, and agricultural regions of Northern Peninsular Malaysia.
The port complex includes facilities on Pulau Pinang at Georgetown and on the mainland at Butterworth and Perai ...
20 Dec 11

E-Gate anchorage (Pinang)

12nm
187°
E-Gate anchorage lies , after proceeding south down the Western Channel from the Junk Anchorage.
Anchor offshore from either the E-Gate building (prominent cupola) or the blue-roofed building housing the Jabatan Laut headquarters for the northern region of peninsula Malaysia.
Be ...
27 Nov 11

Pulau Bunting (Malaysia)

18nm
357°
Pulau Bunting is the northernmost in a row of islands off Yan District in Kedah. It is also the only one to be linked to the mainland by a bridge.
The Pulau Bunting Bridge, or Jambatan Pulau Bunting connects it to the mainland Kedah.
20 Dec 11

The Sungai Kedah river (Malaysia)

32nm
353°
From the Sungai Kedah the coast, with an adjoining mud flat, extends in a S direction for a distance of about 26 miles to the entrance of the Sungai Merbok (Merbau River), and continues low and wooded until within 8 or 9 miles of that river, where the conspicuous Gunong Jerai, 1,212m ...
20 Dec 11

Sungai Kurau (Bagan Serai) (Malaysia)

34nm
172°
The Sungai Kurau enters the sea about 5 miles SSE of Tanjong Piandang. The Sungai Kurau is navigable at HW by craft drawing 1.8m, about 15 miles upstream.
Selinsing Bay is shallow and forms the entrance to the Sungai Sangga Besar, the main approach to Port Weld, and the SungaiSelinsing. ...
21 Dec 11

Pulau Segantang (Langkawi) (Malaysia)

37nm
318°
Pulau Segantang, consisting of two rocky islets, 25m high, lies about 22 miles W of the Sungai Kedah and 10 miles SE from the S extremity of Pulau Dayang Bunting.
There are depths of 29.3m close to its N and E sides and 34.7m about 2 miles SW.
A Marine Park, with a radius of ...
19 Dec 11

Kampung Kuala Sepetang

47nm
159°
Port Weld is the port for Taiping the former capital city of Perak. It is situated about 5 NM above the entrance of the Sungai Sangga Besar, and is connected by rail and a good road.
Once the busiest port in the region, its facilities  were mainly for exporting of processed ...
21 Dec 11

Kuala Perlis harbour (Malaysia)

51nm
345°
Paknam Satul (Pak Nam Satun) lies about 10 miles NE of Pulau Langkawi and is well sheltered by the islands from the Southwest Monsoon.
The port town of Kuala Perlis (Sungai Perils) lies about 7 miles SSE of Paknam Satul; coasting vessels anchor off it, in 5.5m, SW of a group of ...
1 Dec 11

Fisherman's Cove (Pulau Dayang)

47nm
318°
This small cove offers rooms for 3 or 4 yachts only, it depends on how many fishing boats anchor there.We anchor by 3/4 m on mud with excellent holding. Being surrounded by the high sided islands there is maximum protection from bad weather.
26 Nov 11
Local Area

Strait of Malacca (East)

The Strait of Malacca is a narrow, 805 km stretch of water between the Malay Peninsula (Peninsular Malaysia) and the Indonesian island of Sumatra.Singapore Strait is the area lying between the S coasts of Malaysia and Singapore Island on the N side and the coast of Sumatera on ...
25 Jan 12

Sumatra W coast (Indonesia)

On the W coast of Sumatera there is a high, rocky coast, or if there is a strip of sand by the sea, the land rises rapidly behind it to the neighboring hills.
Numerous small streams discharge their waters on the W coast, but most of them are barred and only navigable by small craft. ...
1 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 Pinang (Malaysia)

Penang is a state in Malaysia and the name of its constituent island, located on the northwest coast of peninsular Malaysia by the strait of Malacca.
It is bordered by Kedah in the north and east, and Perak in the south.
Penang is the second smallest Malaysian state in area ...
27 Nov 11

Tanjung Piandang to Port Kelang (Malaysia)

There is a practically continuous strip of mangrove forest, which varies in width from 0.5 mile to 8 miles between Tanjung Piandang and Tanjung Batu, about 41 miles S.
These mangroves are generally creeping seaward as the deposits from the muddy creeks increase.
Extensive mud ...
21 Dec 11
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