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Re: Trip planning

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Originally Posted by jameswilson29 View Post
Reedy Island is south of the C&D canal, opposite the Salem Nuclear Power Plant to the northwest - it is probably 10 miles farther south than Delaware City. Ten miles can make a big difference in a body of water with the currents of the Delaware Bay and River.

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That submerged seawall could make for a very bad day.

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"Reedy Island Dike"
Approach through the marked opening in the dike between G1 and R2. The G1 light was not working (July 2012). There is a small island south of the entrance and is part of the dike that is not shown on many charts.

"Anchor behind the Reedy Island dike near Augustine Beach. The center between the dike and shore has about 20 feet of water. Current at mid tide is strong.The entrance depth is better than 6 feet. The dike is visible at low water and not visible at high water.


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