Rebecca Shoal (Florida)

Rebecca Shoal (Florida)

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 Rebecca Shoal, 43 miles W of Key West, is a small coral bank covered 11 feet. Rebecca Shoal Light (24°34'42"N., 82°35'06"W.), 66 feet above the water, is shown from a square skeleton tower on a brown pile foundation on the S edge of the shoal. A red sector from 254° to 302° in the light covers Isaac Shoal, Halfmoon Shoal, and The Quicksands. Several 18-foot spots are reported within 1 mile SE and W of the light.
2012/04/8
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 Rebecca shoal, à 43 M à l'W de Key West, est un petit banc de corail couvert de 3,3 m d'eau. Le feu de Rebecca Shoal (24°34'42"N., 82°35'06"W.), à 19,8 m au-dessus de l'eau, est porté par une fine tour posée sur un pied marron, sur le côté S du récif. Un secteur rouge de 254° à 302° couvre Isaac Shoal, Halfmoon Shoal, et les Quicksands. 
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Marquesas Keys (Florida)

24nm
91°
The Marquesas Keys (not to be confused with the Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia in the Pacific Ocean) form an uninhabited island group about 30 miles (50 km) west of Key West, 4 miles (6 km) in diameter, and overgrown by mangrove. They are protected as part of the Key ...
8 Apr 12
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The Quicksands (Florida)

4.1nm
196°
A large shoal, the W part of which is known as The Quicksands, extends 18 miles W from the Marquesas
Keys.
The shoal is about 4.5 miles wide between the 18-foot curves and has a least depth of 2 feet over its E part.
A strong E to W current is observed in the area of The Quicksands.
8 Apr 12
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Halfmoon Shoal (Florida)

5.9nm
97°
Halfmoon Shoal, covered 8 feet, is off the W end of The Quicksands. A wreck covered 6 feet and marked by a light is on the W edge of the shoal.
8 Apr 12
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Rebecca Shoal Channel (Florida)

10nm
267°
Rebecca Shoal Channel, immediately W of Rebecca Shoal Light, frequently is used by vessels bound from the Straits of Florida to points on the W coast of Florida. Vessels bound for Mobile and points W pass to the W of Dry Tortugas.
So far as known, Rebecca Shoal Channel is clear, ...
8 Apr 12
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New Ground Shoal (Florida)

12nm
62°
New Ground, a shoal with a least depth of 4 feet at its W end, is about 6 miles long. It extends in an E-W direction about 3.5 miles N of The Quicksands.
A light is on the W side of the 4-foot spot. The water shoals abruptly on the N side of New Ground, and vessels should stay ...
8 Apr 12
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Pulaski Shoal (Dry Tortugas) (Florida)

12nm
303°
Pulaski Shoal, at the NE end of the group, is 12 miles NW of Rebecca Shoal. Pulaski Shoal Light (24°41'36.0"N., 82°46'22.7"W.), 56 feet above the water, is shown from a small black house on a hexagonal pyramidal skeleton tower on piles on the E side of the shoal.The keys are low ...
8 Apr 12
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