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Uvala Stupica Vela Zirje

Uvala Stupica Vela Zirje

Characteristics

Description

Uvala Stupica Vela is located at the southern end of the Zirje Otok this large bay is handy both for those heading north towards the Kornati and those heading south either out of Sibenik or from the National Park. It makes a good stop over both for lunch and swimming or over-night.

Facing south it offers good shelter from the Bora and its northwestern arm offers reasonable all round shelter though the who bay is exposed to the south-east. In the western arm there are a number of mooring buoys laid by the proprietor of the restaurant at the head of the bay.

When approaching the bay be aware of  a spit of sand that shallows from 3-0 metres at the eastern side of the entrance.

Anchor in 4-10 metres.

16/08/2011
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Croatia
Uvala  Stupica Vela Zirje
Entrance viewed from SE.
2011:08:16 08:15:04
16/08/2011
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Croatia
Uvala Stupica Vela est située à l'extrémité sud de la Otok Zirje, cette grande baie est pratique tant pour ceux qui vont en direction du nord vers les Kornati et ceux qui se dirigent vers le S au large de Sibenik ou qui viennent du parc national. C'est une bonne étape pour le déjeuner et la natation ou durant la nuit.

Orienté plein sud elle offre un bon abri de la Bora et son bras nord-ouest offre des abris raisonnables tout autour si la baie qui est exposée au sud-est. Dans le bras ouest il y a un certain nombre de bouées d'amarrage prévues par le propriétaire du restaurant à la tête de la baie.

En entrant dans la baie, attention à une zone peu profonde (moins de 3 m) qui déborde la pointe E.

On mouille entre 4 à 10 m.


13/07/2011
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Flying distances - Direct line

Otok Zirje (Sibenik)

0.9nm
338°
Otok Zirje is the farthest and the largest island in the Sibenik archipelago.
It is long of 6,5 NM (NW/SE) and 1,4 NM wide.
The main village, Zirje, is located in the middle of the island. A small port, luka Muna, on the coast N of Zirje, home to the ferry that connects the ...
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Otok Murter

10nm
343°
The island of Murter is the largest island of the Sibenik archipelago. It is close to the coast on which it is connected by a bridge, low air draft at Tijesno (Tisno) on the continent. During the summer the bridge opens to allow passage of boats.
The NW part of the island is fertile ...
3 Apr 11

Otok Kaprije (Sibenik)

3.6nm
11°
Kaprije is located in the central part of the Sibenik archipelago between the islands Zmajan and Kakan.
The highlight of the island is Vela Glavica (132 m).
The only village of the island is Kaprije, S. The port is busy.
Automobiles are not allowed on the island.
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Otok Svetac (Andrija)

36nm
174°
Otok Svetac (Andrija), 305m high, lies 13 miles ESE of Otocic Jabuka and is generally steep-to. The coast of the island is rocky and reddish in color on the NW side. Its SW end is fronted by a few rocks. Hrid Kamik, a dark and jagged above-water rock, lies 0.7 mile W of the SW extremity ...
25 May 11

Zlarinski Kanal

6.6nm
70°
Zlarinski Kanal leads along the SW side of Otok Zlarin and is entered midway between Rt Rat and Otocic Komorica, a small islet marked by a light, 1.5 miles SW.
This channel is sometimes used as an alternate route to Sibenik by vessels entering Sibenska Vrata, the middle passage, ...
21 Jun 11

Vrgadski Kanal

14nm
333°
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16 Jul 11

Otok Kakan (Sibenik)

3.5nm
347°
Otok Kakan, uninhabited, is at the W O. Kaprije.
There is a nice anchorage on the E side, protected at the N by islands Borovnjak Veli and  Borovnjak Mali.
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Otok Zlarin Sibenik

7.5nm
67°
Otok Zlarin is 3.2 NM (NW / SE) by 1.2 nm and has only one village. Its highest point is Klepac (174 m).
Access to cars is prohibited.
It is located 2 km SW of Sibenik which it is separated by the Sibenski Kanal.
It has been inhabited since the Neolithic and was occupied ...
9 Jul 11

Otok Ciovo

28nm
107°
Ciovo is an island in the center of the Dalmatian archipelago. This is an area of 28.8 acres (15.3 km length, width of 3.5 km). It culminates at 218 m (Mount Rudin).
O. Ciovo forms the SW side of the entrance and inner part of Kastelanski Zaliv.
At East side, Ciovo is 2km from ...
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1.1nm
98°
Uvala Stupica Mala is divided into two coves by the Kabal Cape.
They are little used, but may offer an anchor, particularly in the W cove.
16 Aug 11

Novigradsko More

34nm
349°
Novigradsko More, a landlocked bay, lies at the S end of Novsko Zdrilo and provides good anchorage.
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23 Jul 11

Luka Muna Zirje

1.9nm
323°
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The external wharf is used by the Ferry. Visitors can dock at ...
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Local Area

Otok Zirje (Sibenik)

Otok Zirje is the farthest and the largest island in the Sibenik archipelago.
It is long of 6,5 NM (NW/SE) and 1,4 NM wide.
The main village, Zirje, is located in the middle of the island. A small port, luka Muna, on the coast N of Zirje, home to the ferry that connects the ...
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Zirjanski Kanal

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