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KWANGTUNG STRAIT

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KWANGTUNG STRAIT

5 miles from Laccam Harbour

KWANGTUNG STRAIT. 12° 6.569N, 93° 2.385E

The west side of Henry Lawrence Island provides a well protected anchorage in strong northeasterlies. Kwangtung Strait is entirely navigable with a deep water channel throughout. Anchor in 15-20 metres on a sandy bottom anywhere along the eastern side of the straight. Good holding and very well protected. Strong currents.

The fringing mangroves are interesting to explore by dinghy or kayak with many crabs, monitor lizards, sea eagles and the occasional dugong. The northern side of the strait in the narrows has an interesting drift dive but visibility is poor.

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