Malé Inter island Harbour (Kaafu)

Malé Inter island Harbour (Kaafu)

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Malé Inter island Harbour (Kaafu)
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Characteristics

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Description

South West Harbor is protected by a rough breakwater of heaped coral extending 0.15 mile from the SW extremity of Male.
The harbor is used by inter-island trading boats, cargo lighters, and deep-draft vessels at anchor.
The Custom House lies on the main quay facing the main passage through the breakwater.

Red obstruction lights are shown from the radio masts at the SE end of Male.

2011/11/13
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Funadhoo island (Kaafu)

1.2nm
275°
Funadhoo (Funidu) lies about 0.3 mile N of the E end of Male, and is surrounded by a reef which dries in places.
A small tank farm, with three large and about six smaller tanks,stands on the island.
17 Nov 11
Jojo

Hulhule island (Kaafu)

2.7nm
51°
Hulule, about 0.6 mile E of Funadhoo, bears some tall coconut palms; an airstrip runs the full length of the island and joins it to an islet close S. Airport buildings and a small village lie along the central part of the W side of Hulule.
The Malé International Airport is located ...
17 Nov 11
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Malé island (Kaafu)

0.6nm
59°
Malé is the capital of the Republic of Maldives located at the southern edge of North Male' Atoll Kaafu.
Traditionally it was the King's Island from where the ancient Maldive Royal dynasties ruled and where the palace was located. Formerly it was a walled city surrounded by fortifications ...
16 Nov 11
Jojo

Viligili island (N Kaafu)

0.9nm
277°
Viligili (Wilingili), a low wooded islet used as a tourist village, lies 1 mile W of Male. It is surrounded by steep-to foul ground extending up to 0.3 mile offshore.
The light on the islet is reported to be a good landmark.
The channel between Viligili and Male has a 5.5m shoal ...
17 Nov 11
Jojo

Male commercial harbour (Kaafu)

0.5nm
18°
Male, the principal port, is centrally situated at NW corner of Male. Male' Commercial Harbour is situated on the NW side of Male' island.
All cargo vessels are handled at Alongside and as well as at anchorage using Barge operation. Most of the container ships are handled at Alongside ...
19 Nov 11
Jojo

Surfing in Malé (Kaafu)

1nm
87°
Eastern reef of Male’, Southern tip of North Male’ Atoll: A couple of shifting peaks, popular with locals, riding surfboards and boogie boards. The reef picks up plenty of swell. Best in W winds. Accessible from the shore.
17 Nov 11
Jojo