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  • Western Florida Anchorage Directory

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    Below, you will discover our COMPLETE listing of Western Florida anchorages, arranged in a rough, south to north, geographic format. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO NARROW YOUR SELECTION of WF Anchorages to those in a specific geographic sub-region, locate the RED, vertically stacked menu, on the right side of this, and all Cruisers’ Net pages. Click on “Western Florida.” A drop down menu will appear, with a blue background, Now, click on “WF Anchorages.” A sub-drop-down menu will now appear. The first selection is “All Western Florida Anchorages,” which is where you are now. Below this selection, however, you will find listed 12 Western Florida geographic sub-regions. Select your waters of interest, and after clicking on your choice, a list of WF anchorages will appear, confined to the sub-region you have picked!

  • 1. Cape Sable Anchorage

    1. Cape Sable Anchorages
    Lat/Lon: near 25 09.569 North/081 08.623 West (North of Middle Cape) near 25 09.284 North/081 08.417 West (South of Middle Cape)
    Location: discovered on the waters northwest and south of Middle Cape Minimum Depth – 7 feet
    Minimum Depth: 6 to 8 feet
    Swing Room: unlimited
    Foul Weather Shelter:poor, fair weather and light airs anchorage ONLY

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  • 2. Little Shark River Outer Anchorage

    2. Little Shark River Outer Anchorage
    Lat/Lon: near 25 19.677 North/081 08.801 West
    Location: northwest of unlighted daybeacon #4 Minimum Depth 5 ½ feet
    Minimum Depth: 5 1/2 feet
    Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 48 feet
    Foul Weather Shelter: excellent, great foul weather hidey hole

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  • 3. Little Shark River Southern Fork Anchorage

    3. Little Shark River Southern Fork Anchorage
    Lat/Lon: near 25 19.736 North/081 07.132 West
    Location: lies southeast of unlighted daybeacon #69
    Minimum Depth: 5 foot approach depths, but 9 foot depths in the anchorage
    Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 40 feet
    Foul Weather Shelter: Excellent, only very strong northwesterly winds should be a problem here

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  • 4. Little Shark River Upper Anchorage

    4. Little Shark River Upper Anchorage
    Lat/Lon: near 25 20.268 North/081 06.983 West
    Location: will be found to the west-northwest, west of unlighted daybeacon #68
    Minimum Depth: 5 foot approach depths, but 6-foot depths in anchorage
    Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 45 feet
    Foul Weather Shelter: Very good, except during strong northwestern winds

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  • 5. New Turkey Key Anchorage

    5. New Turkey Key Anchorage
    Lat/Lon: near 25 38.984 North/081 16.759 West
    Location: discovered on the wide band of charted 6- and 8-foot waters off the eastern and northeastern sides of New Turkey Key
    Minimum Depth: 4-foot approach depths, but 6-foot depths in the anchorage
    Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 36 feet
    Foul Weather Shelter: fair to good, but open to northern southern winds

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  • 6. Lumber Key Anchorage

    6. Lumber Key Anchorage
    Lat/Lon: near 25 45.627 North/081 22.835 West
    Location: lies off the western banks of Lumber Key
    Minimum Depth: 4-6 feet
    Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for boats as large as 48 feet
    Foul Weather Shelter: fair, but open to western, northwestern and southwestern winds

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  • 7. Jack Daniels Key Anchorage

    7. Jack Daniels Key Anchorage
    Lat/Lon: near 25 47.882 North/081 25.931 West
    Location: found on the waters southeast of Jack Daniels Key
    Minimum Depth: 5-feet
    Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 40 feet
    Foul Weather Shelter: good, but somewhat open to southern and southeastern winds

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  • 8. Kingston Key Anchorage

    8. Kingston Key Anchorage
    Lat/Lon: near 25 48.005 North/081 27.011 West
    Location: lies off the eastern shores of Kingston Key
    Minimum Depth: 6-feet
    Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 50 feet
    Foul Weather Shelter: Good, but open to southwestern winds

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  • 9. Indian Key Anchorage

    9. Indian Key Anchorage
    Lat/Lon: near 25 48.673 North/081 27.728 West
    Location: will be discovered southeast of the sandspit, off Indian Key’s northeasterly tip
    Minimum Depth: 6-feet
    Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 55 feet
    Foul Weather Shelter: very good, but a bit open to strong southern winds

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  • 10. Russell Pass Southern Anchorage

    10. Russell Pass Southern Anchorage
    Lat/Lon: near 25 49.917 North/081 26.516 West
    Location: found on the waters of charted Russell Pass which opens into the northern flank of the Indian Key-Everglades City channel, southwest of flashing daybeacon #7
    Minimum Depth: 7-feet
    Swing Room: almost unlimited
    Foul Weather Shelter: very good, but somewhat open to strong southern winds

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  • 11. Russell Pass Middle Anchorage

    11. Russell Pass Middle Anchorage
    Lat/Lon: near 25 50.303 North/081 26.317 West
    Location: found on the waters of Russell Pass just short of the large, shallow cove cutting into the southeasterly banks
    Minimum Depth: 7-feet
    Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 50 feet
    Foul Weather Shelter: excellent, great foul weather hidey hole

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  • 12. Russell Pass Northern Anchorage

    12. Russell Pass Northern Anchorage
    Lat/Lon: near 25 50.542 North/081 26.019 West
    Location: lies 200 yards southwest of the charted split in the stream
    Minimum Depth: 6-feet
    Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 45 feet
    Foul Weather Shelter: excellent, about as good as it gets

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  • 13. Picnic Key Anchorage

    13. Picnic Key Anchorage
    Lat/Lon: near 25 49.278 North/081 29.116 West
    Location: found southwest of Picnic Key
    Minimum Depth: 4 – 5-feet
    Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 50 feet
    Foul Weather Shelter: fair, open to southern and southwestern winds

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  • 14. Caxambas Pass Anchorage

    14. Caxambas Pass Anchorage
    Lat/Lon: near 25 54.129 North/081 39.953 West
    Location: will be discovered on the waters west of unlighted daybeacon #1 (west of Ramsey Key)
    Minimum Depth: 5-foot approach depths, 6-foot depths in anchorage
    Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 45 feet
    Foul Weather Shelter: good, but a bit open to strong eastern winds

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  • 15. Coon Key Pass Anchorage

    15. Coon Key Pass Anchorage
    Lat/Lon: near 25 54.115 North/081 38.433 West
    Location: lies off the easterly banks of the small, unnamed island east of Neal Key and west-northwest of unlighted daybeacon #2
    Minimum Depth: 10-feet
    Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 55 feet
    Foul Weather Shelter: fair, open to southern and southwestern winds

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  • 16. Tripod Key – Sugar Bay Anchorage

    16. Tripod Key – Sugar Bay Anchorage
    Lat/Lon: near 25 54.633 North/081 38.072 West
    Location: found on the charted 5-foot offshoot leading to Sugar Bay, east of unlighted daybeacon #3
    Minimum Depth: 5-fee
    Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 45 feet
    Foul Weather Shelter: excellent

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  • 17. Goodland Bay Anchorage

    17. Goodland Bay Anchorage
    Lat/Lon: near 25 55.655 North/081 38.513 West
    Location: will be discovered on the charted patch of deeper waters northeast of unlighted daybeacon #7
    Minimum Depth: 5-6 feet
    Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 45 feet
    Foul Weather Shelter: very good

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  • 18. Factory Bay Anchorage

    18. Factory Bay Anchorage
    Lat/Lon: near 25 57.773 North/081 43.447 West
    Location: lies southwest of unlighted daybeacon #6
    Minimum Depth: 5 ½ feet
    Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 48 feet
    Foul Weather Shelter: good, but a bit open to strong northern winds

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