Santarem harbor stands on the S side of the mouth of the Rio Tapajos, 1 NM S of Ponta Negra.
An L-shaped wharf lies 1.25 miles SW of Ponta Negra. Its outer face is 200m long, with a depth of about 10m alongside.
Small craft can berth on the 180m long inner section, which has a depth of 6m alongside.
During low stages of the river, tidal currents are felt in the Rio Tapajos. During times of tidal influence, the water appears yellow.
Vessels can obtain anchorage with good holding ground abreast of the city, in depths of 15 to 20m.
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