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105. Smacks Bayou Mid Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-21-2008

105. Smacks Bayou Mid Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 27 48.030 North/082 36.509 West
Location: lies abeam of the small, correctly charted, 6-foot offshoot that cuts to the southwest
Minimum Depth: 8-feet
Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 30 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: good, except in strong southeasterly winds

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106. Smack Bayou Inner Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-20-2008

106. Smack Bayou Inner Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 27 48.109 North/082 36.529 West
Location: found on the waters just south of the 11-foot fixed bridge
Minimum Depth: 6-feet
Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 32 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: excellent

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107. Smacks Bayou South Side Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-19-2008

107. Smacks Bayou South Side Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 27 47.692 North/082 36.558 West
Location: will be discovered on the southernmost tier of Smacks Bayou, charted as Snell Island Harbor
Minimum Depth: 6-11 feet
Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 45 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: excellent

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Tampa Bay – Eastern Shore Anchorages

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-19-2008

Tampa Bay – Eastern Shore Anchorages

108. Terra Ceia Bay Outer Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-17-2008

108. Terra Ceia Bay Outer Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 27 32.644 North/082 36.975 West
Location: lies south of unlighted daybeacon #9, on the channel leading from Tampa Bay to Terra Ceia Bay
Minimum Depth: 5 ½ feet
Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 34 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: poor, fair weather anchorage only

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109. Terra Ceia Bay – Bird Key Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-16-2008

109. Terra Ceia Bay – Bird Key Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 27 33.403 North/082 35.766 West
Location: found on the tongue of deep water north-northeast of Bird Key and north of unlighted daybeacon #13
Minimum Depth: 5 ½ feet
Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 45 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: fair, but open to southern and southeastern winds

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110. Terra Ceia Bay Northern Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-15-2008

110. Terra Ceia Bay Northern Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 27 34.004 North/082 34.442 Wes
Location: found on the extreme northwesterly corner of Terra Ceia Bay, short of the charted sunken wreck
Minimum Depth: 6-feet
Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 50 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: fair, but very open to southern and southwestern winds

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111. Apollo Beach Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-14-2008

111. Apollo Beach Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 27 46.703 North/082 25.506 West
Location: lies northeast of unlighted daybeacon #12
Minimum Depth: 7-15 feet
Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 50 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: good

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Hillsborough Bay Anchorages

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-13-2008

Hillsborough Bay Anchorages

112. Alafia River – Spoil Island Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-12-2008

112. Alafia River – Spoil Island Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 27 51.818 North/082 25.689 West
Location: found off the southeastern tip of the large spoil island north of (the Alafia channel’s) flashing daybeacon #7
Minimum Depth: 7-feet
Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 45 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: poor, sheltered ONLY from northwestern winds

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113. Alafia River – Bird Island Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-11-2008

113. Alafia River – Bird Island Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 27 50.756 North/082 24.688 West
Location: lies south of the charted, narrow neck on Bird Island
Minimum Depth: 5-foot depths, but you must successfully find an unmarked channel to keep to these depths
Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 45 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: fair, open to southern and southwestern winds

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114. Alafia River Interior Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-10-2008

114. Alafia River Interior Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 27 51.547 North/082 23.123 West
Location: will be discovered on the interior reaches of the Alafia River, just west of the charted bridge
Minimum Depth: 5-8 feet
Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 45 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: very good

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Old Tampa Bay Anchorages

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-10-2008

115. Masters Bayou Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-08-2008

115. Masters Bayou Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 27 51.718 North/082 37.101 West
Location: found on the charted bubble of 12-foot water (on 11413) just west of Viking Boatworks
Minimum Depth: 6-foot approach depths – 8 feet in anchorage
Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 36 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: excellent

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116. Safety Harbor Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-06-2008

116. Safety Harbor Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 28 00.309 North/082 40.303
Location: off Phillippe Point
Minimum Depth: 7-feet, but navigation into Safety Harbor is very challenging
Swing Room: unlimited
Foul Weather Shelter: poor

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Western Florida ICW Anchorages Boca Ciega Bay to Anclote River

Posted by Claiborne Young | Posted on 03-05-2008

Western Florida ICW Anchorages Boca Ciega Bay to Anclote River

117. Maximo Point Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-05-2008

117. Maximo Point Anchorage
Lat/Lon: near 27 42.524 North/082 41.082 West
Location: found north of unlighted daybeacon #7
Minimum Depth: 7-feet
Swing Room: sufficient room for vessels as large as 45 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: Good, in fall but strong western winds

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118. Gulfport Anchorage/Mooring Field

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-04-2008

118. Gulfport Anchorage/Mooring Field
Lat/Lon: near 27 44.072 North/082 42.316 West
Location: lies along the northern shores of Boca Ciega Bay, south, southeast of the charted Gulfport fishing pier
Minimum Depth: 5-7 feet
Swing Room: unlimited
Foul Weather Shelter: fair, open to southern and southwestern winds

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119. Mud Key Channel Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-03-2008

119. Mud Key Channel Anchorage
Statute Mile 114
Lat/Lon: near 27 42.434 North/082 43.692 West
Location: found north of unlighted daybeacon #25 on the southern cove making off from Mud Key Channel’s easterly entrance
Minimum Depth: 5-feet
Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 36 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: excellent

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120. Big McPherson Bayou Outer Anchorage

Posted by admin | Posted on 03-02-2008

120. Big McPherson Bayou Outer Anchorage
Statute Mile 114
Lat/Lon: near 27 42.645 North/082 43.863 West
Location: found at the mouth of the first stream that comes abeam to the northeast as you enter Big McPerhson Bayou, immediately north of the Pinellas Bayway Bridge (northern “C” half)
Minimum Depth: 6 feet
Swing Room: sufficient swinging room for vessels as large as 38 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: excellent

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