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Teluk Datai (Langkawi)

Teluk Datai (Langkawi)

Characteristics

Description

Sheltered anchorage exists in the middle of Teluk Datai, in depths of 5m, mud.

The bay is free of dangers and is backed by a sandy beach.

The bay can become untenable if a strong NW wind picks up. If anchored there with a NE blowing, best  to shelter behind the island at the mouth of the bay. Both of those  winds are more likely to occur in Dec-April. Nice beach. Clear water.

26/11/2011
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