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US - East coast

US - East coast



There are three basic climate regions on the East Coast from north to south. The region from northern Maine south to about central Connecticut has a continental climate, with warm summers and long, cold and snowy winters. The region from southern Connecticut south to about the Virginia Eastern Shore has a temperate climate with hot summers and cool winters with a mix of rain and snow. The region from southeastern Virginia (including the greater Norfolk/Virginia Beach area) south to central Florida has a humid subtropical climate, with long hot summers and mild winters.The far southern portion of the East Coast from southeast Florida (Palm Beach area) south through the Florida Keys has a tropical climate, which is normally frost free and is warm to hot all year.
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East Florida

To the southeast United States of America, the Florida peninsula extends into the S on a journey of 600 km, with an average width of 165 km.
In N, it is continued by the Atlantic coastal plain of Georgia. The southern part of the peninsula is bathed by the warm waters of the Gulf ...
26 Jan 16


1 Jan 70

Chesapeake Bay

The Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the United States. It lies off the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by Maryland and Virginia.

The bay was once known for its great seafood production, especially blue crabs, clams and oysters. 
6 Feb 10


Sailing through Delaware Bay is quite an experience. Currents are swift and there are number of sandbars lurking just outside of the main shipping channel.
1 May 11

New Jersey

Irwin Marine, Red Bank
19 Sep 14


1 Jan 70

New York

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31 Oct 08

Rhode Island

1 Jan 70

New Bern

Small port.
28 Apr 11


Small port.
28 Apr 11

Morehead City Yacht Basin

Small port.
28 Apr 11

Bogue shores

1 Jan 70


Large harbor.
28 Apr 11

Cape Charles Harbor

Small port.
27 Apr 11

Newport News

28 Apr 11

Fishing bay

Fishing bay est un excellent mouillage par 5 mètres de fond. Il est possible de mettre le bateau au sec à Chesapeake boat works marina à un prix particulièrement intéressant.
11 Sep 11

Solomons Island

Small port .
28 Apr 11

Atlantic City

27 Apr 11


Small port.
28 Apr 11


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19 Aug 07
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NW Atlantic Ocean

Entre le Groenland et la mer du Nord, l'Atlantique est séparé de l'Océan Arctique par le seuil de Wyville-, zone relativement peu profonde (entre 300 et 1250 m) et de laquelle émerge l'Islande.
Au Nord, c'est-à-dire déjà dans l'océan Arctique, on trouve le bassin de Norvège, ...
19 Mar 15


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1 Sep 10

Great Lakes - Les Grands Lacs

The Great Lakes are a collection of freshwater lakes located in northeastern North America, on the Canada - United States border. Consisting of Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie, and Ontario, they form the largest group of freshwater lakes on Earth by total surface and volume.
19 Apr 11


Haiti (English pronounced /?he?ti?/; French Haïti pronounced [aiti]; Haitian Creole: Ayiti), officially the Republic of Haiti (République d'Haïti ; Repiblik d Ayiti), is a French and Creole speaking Latin American country located in the Greater Antilles archipelago on the Caribbean ...
6 Jan 08


The Republic of Cuba , consists of the island of Cuba (the largest and second-most populous island of the Greater Antilles), Isla de la Juventud and several adjacent small islands.
6 Jan 08


Jamaica  is an island nation of the Greater Antilles. Formerly a Spanish possession known as Santiago, it later became the British West Indies Crown colony of Jamaica. It is the third most populous anglophone country in the Americas, after the United States and Canada.
2 Aug 09
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