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The Straits – Babbit Bay Anchorage

The Straits – Babbit Bay Anchorage
Statute Mile: 98
Lat/Lon: 35 45.905 North/076 04.293 West (anchorage west of Lyons Point)
Location: the creek known as “The Straits” flanks the Alligator River’s western shore, west-northwest of flashing daybeacon #26′ anchorage lies west of Lyons Point, just south of the sharp, unnamed point which forms he northern tier of shallow Babbit Bay’s easterly entrance
Minimum Depth: 5 feet but entrance channel is VERY difficult
Special Comment: GPS chartplotter REQUIRED to make a safe entry into this anchorage
Swing Room: sufficient for vessels as large as 36 feet
Foul Weather Shelter: Very good


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