can take anchorage in Golfe des Saintes-Maries to the N of Pointe de
Beauduc. The roadstead is sheltered from E winds and has depths of 10 to
12m, muddy sand, good holding ground. Local knowledge is advised.
Caution.—An anchoring and dredging prohibited area, the limits of which are shown on the chart, extends NW of Pointe de Beauduc.
wrecks, some dangerous to navigation, lie up to 2.5 miles offshore
between Pointe de Beauduc and the mouth of the River Rhone.
Golfe de Beauduc has low and sandy shores which are backed by sand dunes, 6 to 7m high. It is entered between Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer and Pointe de Beauduc (Pointe du Sablon), 8 miles ESE. A light is shown from a structure, 18m high, standing 6 miles E of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer.