La Spezia touristic Harbour: information for seafaring

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La Spezia touristic Harbour: information for seafaring

La spezia harbour

La Spezia - Porto Lotti

44°05',78 N 09°51',54 E
Access by the Passo di Ponente

Porto Lotti is located in the Eastern part of the La Spezia gulf, in S. Bartolomeo Pagliari. The harbour is protected by a two arms inner breakwater and by an outer breakwater: inside the harbour there are several wharf. Landing a green hill can be seen with an old villa on top and at the bottom a big white crane.
Dangers: if approaching at night be careful to warping buoys located within the dam of the La Spezia gulf.
Hours of access: continuous.
Access: by the east inside the La Spezia inlet keeping to 009° until the entrance of the harbour.
Lighthouses and beacons:1831.7 (E 1282.2) - beacon with a flashing green light, last 3 sec., range 5 M on top of the dock at starboard while entering; 1831.8 (E 1282.4) - beacon with a flashing red light, last 3 sec., range 5 M on top of the dock on the left while entering
Sea bed: mud, sand
Shallow waters: in quays ranging from 3 to 9 m.
Radio: Vhf channel 09.
Available spaces for boats: 516.
Max. length: 80/100 m.
Bans: it´s forbidden anchoring inside the harbour
Winds: mainly those coming from south and south-west
Side winds: sirocco, mezzogiorno, libeccio.
Nearest safe anchorage points: inlet inside the port of La Spezia.