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Bay Farm Island Bascule Bridge

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California United States
37° 44' 54.96'', -122° 14' 13.2''
Oakland
Bay Farm Island Bascule Bridge
Bay Farm Island Bascule Bridge
Bay Farm Island Bascule Bridge
Clear throughout the day.
52℉NNE at 2 knots
Low12:32AM2.707ft
High07:04AM7.242ft
Low02:28PM-0.131ft
High09:39PM4.812ft
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Closed vertical clearance20

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Introduction:

The Bay Farm Island Bascule Bridge connects Bay Farm Island (home of the Oakland International Airport) to Alameda across the San Leandro Channel. The San Leandro Channel is very shallow here, and only the most shoal draft boats can pass. If in doubt, obtain local knowledge before transiting the bridge into San Leandro Bay.

Navigating the Bridge:

Characteristics: The bridge has a 20-foot closed vertical clearance and 88 feet of horizontal clearance in the center span when open. There is also a bicycle draw bridge to the east of the main bridge with a 28-foot closed vertical clearance and 106 feet of horizontal clearance in the

Bridge Schedule:

The bridge operates on demand from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Twelve hours advance notice required at all other times. Bridge tender answers on VHF Channel 09 or via phone at 510-522-5969.

Local Notices to Mariners:

Local Notices to Mariners are available online from the U.S. Coast Guard.


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