The Dorukandu, as the channel through this opening is known, lies on the W side between the barrier reef and the shoal water extending nearly 0.8 mile W from the reef on which Fehenfuri lies.
The channel is about 183m wide, with aleast depth of 18.3m. Depths in the opening E of the Dorukandu are shoal and irregular; a 4.3m patch lies near the edgeof the Dorukandu, about 0.3 mile E of Mafuri.
The E part of Fehendu, bearing 052°, leads from SW towards the opening.Caution.—
Vessels should not attempt to enter the lagoon except through the Dorukandu.
Le Dorukandu,se trouve à l'W entre le récif-barrière et le banc . le canal est environ 183 m de large, avec la profondeur d'au moins18.3 m.