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Archive For: Anchorages4 Inside Passage, Cross Bank to Channel Five

  • 46. Cowpens Northeastern Anchorage

    46. Cowpens Northeastern Anchorage
    Statute Mile:1154.5
    Lat/Lon: 24 58.911 North/080 33.300 West
    Location: on the northeastern reaches of charted Cowpens Anchorage. This body of water comprises the southeasterly section of Cotton Key Basin and borders on Plantation Key
    Minimum depth: 5-feet
    Swing Room: unlimited Foul Weather Shelter – fair, open to western, northwestern, northern and southwestern winds
    Foul Weather Shelter: Fair, open to western and southwestern winds

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  • 47. Cowpens Southwestern Anchorage

    47. Cowpens Southwestern Anchorage
    Statute Mile:1154.5
    Lat/Lon: 24 58.029 North/080 34.371 West
    Location: on the southwestern reaches of charted Cowpens Anchorage. west of Plantation Key Yacht Harbor. Cowpens Anchorage comprises the southeasterly section of Cotton Key Basin and borders on Plantation Key
    Minimum depth: 5-feet
    Swing Room: unlimited Foul Weather Shelter – fair to good, open to northwestern and northern winds
    Foul Weather Shelter: Fair, open to northern and northwestern winds

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  • 48. Snake Creek Anchorage

    48. Snake Creek Anchorage
    Statute Mile:1155.5
    Lat/Lon: near 24 57.684 North/080 35.721 West
    Location: on the northwesterly arm of the Y-shaped split in Snake Creek south of unlighted daybeacon #10
    Minimum depth: 6-feet
    Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 36 feet
    Foul Weather Shelter: very good

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  • 49. Whale Harbor Channel – Wilson Key Anchorage

    49. Whale Harbor Channel – Wilson Key Anchorage
    Statute Mile:1156.5
    Lat/Lon: 24 56.734 North/080 36.567 West
    Location: on the charted Whale Harbor Channel offshoot east of Wilson Key, north of the 12-foot fixed bridge
    Minimum depth: 6- to 7 -foot depths, but it’s easy to wander into only 4 feet of water
    Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 34 feet
    Foul Weather Shelter: good in all but strong northwesterly winds

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  • 50. Whale Harbor Channel – Windley Harbor Anchorage

    50. Whale Harbor Channel – Windley Harbor Anchorage
    Statute Mile:1156.5
    Lat/Lon: 24 56.677 North/080 37.056 West
    Location: on the charted Whale Harbor Channel north of Windley Harebor, north of the
    Minimum depth: 7 feet
    Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 38 feet
    Foul Weather Shelter: good

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  • 51. Cotton Key Anchorage

    51. Cotton Key Anchorage
    Statute Mile:1157
    Lat/Lon: near 24 57.674 North/080 37.313 West
    Location: lies off the eastern banks of Cotton Key, southeast of the ICW’s flashing daybeacon #81
    Minimum depth: 5-feet
    Swing Room: unlimited Foul Weather Shelter – poor to fair – wide open to eastern, northeastern, and northern winds
    Foul Weather Shelter: Fair, open to northern, northeastern, eastern and southeastern winds

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  • 52. Islamorada Anchorage

    52. Islamorada Anchorage
    Statute Mile:1160
    Lat/Lon: near 24 55.534 North/080 38.227 West
    Location: found on the correctly charted deep waters northeast of Little Basin, southeast of unlighted daybeacon #86
    Minimum depth: typically 6 feet or better, but some boats on the extreme edge of this anchorage are actually lying in the mud
    Swing Room: unlimited
    Foul Weather Shelter: fair, but open to northern and northwestern winds

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  • 53. Little Basin Anchorage

    53. Little Basin Anchorage
    Statute Mile:1160
    Lat/Lon: no specific location – anchor anywhere in Little Basin that has enough depth for your craft
    Location: on the waters of Little Basin, southeast of unlighted daybeacon #86
    Minimum depth: 3 ½- to 4-feet
    Swing Room: unlimited
    Foul Weather Shelter: very good

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  • 54. Shell Key Anchorage and Mooring Field

    54. Shell Key Anchorage and Mooring Field
    Statute Mile:1161
    Lat/Lon: near 24 55.548 North/080 40.264 West
    Location: the state of Florida maintains a series of 5 five mooring buoys off the Shell Key’s northwesterly shoreline
    Minimum depth: 6-feet
    Swing Room: unlimited
    Foul Weather Shelter: good, but open to northern and northwestern winds

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  • 55. Lignumvitae Key Mooring Field

    55. Lignumvitae Key Mooring Field
    Statute Mile:1162.5
    Lat/Lon: near 24 54.410 North/080 42.246 West
    Location: state of Florida maintained mooring field lies off the the northwestern side of Lignumvitae Key
    Minimum depth: 6- to 7-foot depths
    Swing Room: unlimited
    Foul Weather Shelter: fair to poor, sheltered ONLY from southeastern, southern and eastern winds

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  • 56. Matecumbe Bight Anchorage

    56. Matecumbe Bight Anchorage
    Statute Mile:1166
    Lat/Lon: near 24 52.255 North/080 42.856 West
    Location: on the large bubble of deep water known as Matecumbe Bight, south-southeast of the ICW’s unlighted daybeacon #97
    Minimum depth: 6 ½ feet
    Swing Room: unlimited
    Foul Weather Shelter: fair, but wide open to northern, northwestern and western winds

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  • 57. Matecumbe Harbor Anchorage

    57. Matecumbe Harbor Anchorage
    Statute Mile:1168
    Lat/Lon: near 24 51.057 North/080 44.520 West
    Location: marked entryway into Matecumbe Harbor lies well south-southwest of the ICW’s flashing daybeacon #98 and unlighted daybeacon #97
    Minimum depth: 5-feet
    Special Comment: this is a powercraft ONLY anchorage, due to the nearby presence of low-level, high tension power lines
    Swing Room: sufficient room for a 39 foot vessel
    Foul Weather Shelter: very good, in all but unusually strong northern winds

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  • 58. Long Key Bight Anchorage

    58. Long Key Bight Anchorage
    Statute Mile:1169
    Lat/Lon: 24 49.697 North/080 47.962 West
    Location: on the central waters of Long Key Bight, which lies west of Channel Five’s flashing daybeacon #2
    Minimum depth: 4 to 4 ½ feet
    Swing Room: unlimited
    Foul Weather Shelter: fair

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