Pulau Tuba (Langkawi)
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Tides—Currents.—It is HW, full and change, in Selat Dayang Bunting (Tyson Strait), at 0 hour; springs rise 2.4m.
The flood tide runs to the S out of Pelabuhan Bass (Bass Harbor) from 0.5 to 1 knot, and the ebb current the reverse way.
In the offing, the currents generally set to the N during the Southwest Monsoon and to the S during the Northeast Monsoon.
Caution is advised as cross sets are usually experienced off the entrances of the various channels.
Aspect.—The E entrance of the harbor is known as Selat Kuah. The W entrances, Selat Dayang Bunting and that N of Pulau Kentot Besar (Pulau Singha Kintut) have apparently notless than 7.3m, which is found on the bar stretching E of Tanjong Sawa. They are available for craft with local knowledge.