Glover Bight - Florida Sea Grant

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Glover Bight


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Site ratings
Storm protection: good
Bottom holding: poor
Scenic beauty: fair
Tranquility: fair
Overall site rating: medium
Recreational characteristics
Activites: day sailing
rowing
Facilities: marina
Qualities:
Overall site rating: low
Shoreside profile
Natural: yes
Public access: no
Commercial access: yes
100% private: no
High Use or "Popular"
Low use (ie, "undiscovered"): no
Small craft and water sports: no
Anchoring: yes
Size: small


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  • Minimum approach depth: 7 ft.

  • Depth in anchorage: 8 - 15 ft.

  • Lat 26 32.2' N

  • Lon 81 59.8 W

  • (use Chart 11427 for navigation)

  • Off mile 146 on the Okeechobee Waterway: 3.8 statute miles from Punta Rassa, 4.5 statute miles to Bimini Basin.


   Coming up the Caloosahatchee River from San Carlos Bay, turn hard to the northwest just past red 92 to enter the Glover Bight channel. Follow it around Cattle Dock Point to the right.
   Anchor in the bay just past the marina (which has a ship's store, showers, a laundromat, pump-out and fuel). There's plenty of water, but watch out for the bars.

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