Eastern Channel Light Vessel, which is frequently moved, marks the entrance of Eastern Channel, the main fairway leading to the Hugli River. Eastern Channel is available for use both by day and night and leads into Gaspar Channel, which in turn leads into Sagar Roads.
Caution is necessary, as several dangerous wrecks, best seen on chart, have been reported in the immediate vicinity of Eastern
Channel Light Vessel.
Western Channel leads into Beaumont’s Gut and then into Sagar Roads. Western Channel Station Buoy, conical, black and white stripes, with black framework topmark, is moored 19 miles S of the S end of Eastern Sea Reef.