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Date of Passage: 27 May 2016
Waypoints, and Information below provided by Member Hans Dettmers:
  • When checking the tides: The high and low tides are about 45 min to 1 hour earlier at green marker "1" than they are at Golden Gate Point [the nearest point available on your chartplotter or in the newspaper]
Note: the New Pass Bridge will open on signal on the hour, and at 20 and 40 minutes past the hour between 7am and 6pm.  Between 6pm and 7am, the bridge will open on signal provided at least 3 hours notice is given to the bridge tender (941-359-5666).  Source: Federal Register, 12/18/2001


New Pass Information — 3 Comments

  1. Green marker 1 should be moved at least half a mile west into the gulf near the shoreline, since I got stocked 200 yards in front of both first markers at low tide a month ago in 3 1/2 feet of water.

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