Le chenal est profond et tortueux et s'étend entre le continent et l'extrémité NE d'O. Krk.
The main passage leads NE of the island and is 0.2 mile wide. During strong gales, the current in this channel may attain a rate of 3 knots.
The passage leading SW of the island is suitable only for small craft.
A light is shown from the NE side of Otocic Sveti Marko.
A road bridge spans the two passages of Tihi Kanal at the S end of Otocic Sveti Marko.
The W passage has a vertical clearance of 50m and the E passage, under the center span, has a vertical clearance of 60m.