Lavagna Harbour: information for seafaring

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Lavagna Harbour: information for seafaring

HARBOUR LAVAGNA

The port in Lavagna, privately managed, is located 1 km SE from Chiavari. It consists of an inner breakwater 1km long and of a outer breakwater. Within the habrour are located several wharfs.
Danger: difficulties may arise when entering the harbour with a libeccio stronger than 5; submerged reed at the head of the outer breakwater.
Hours of access: continuous.
Access: keep a minimum distance of 60 meter from the beacon at the head of the outer brekwater in order to avoid the submerged reef. Maximum speed within the harbour is 3 knots.
Lighthouses and beacons: 1699 (E 1257.7) - beacon with long flashing lights, last 6 sec., range 6 M on the head of the outer breakwater (safety distance 60 m); 1699.2 (E 1257.8) - beacon with a steady red light, range 2 M on the inner crest of the outer breakwater; 1699.4 (E 1257.9) - beacon with a steady green light, range 2 M at the head of the outer breakwater.
Sea bed: sand, good holding ground
Shallow waters: in quays ranging from 2,30 to 5,90 m.
Radio: vhf channel 09/16; C.B. channel 31.
Available spaces for boats: 1400 (140 are for transit)
Max. length: 50 m.
Bans: it is forbidden anchoring. Maximum speed within the harbour is 3 knots.
Side-wind: : south
Nearest safe anchorage points: Sestri Levante.