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Report from Northeastern Pumpkin Key Anchorage, Card Sound, West of Key Largo

Iain’s report should assist a September discussion about the Pumpkin Key Anchorages, see /advice-sought-on-pumpkin-key-anchorages-card-sound-west-of-key-largo/.
Pumpkin Key is on the Inside Route almost due west of Key Largo.

DEC 24 2015 – Moored NW of Pumpkin to shelter from 17kts wind from SE. Initially well sheltered, but Wind swung during night to be direct from East and we dragged badly, about 400 yards before I realised at 3 am, even though we were only 150 yards from the island & I would have thought we would be better protected. Good in that I was blown into deeper water but from looking at the anchor flukes the bottom is sand/mud which does not hold well. The wind protection from Snapper is not great, there is enough open water for the wind to get up speed. However lovely location, with dolphins feeding at dusk & super quiet at night tho dawn brings some traffic from Angelfish Key.

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