Salt River Bay
Salt River Bay
Salt River Bay
Salt River Bay

Salt River Bay

U.S. Virgin Islands
Lat: 17° 45' 28.08''
Lon: -64° 44' 58.93''
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Marinas near Salt River Bay

NameReviewsMax LOAVHFDock DepthGas / DieselLift / CraneWifiAmps
Salt River Marina--------
Jones Maritime Marina--------
St Croix Marine--------
Jones Maritime Dock Marina--------
Green Cay Marina
1 reviews
-16Low 8.0'

G

Nearby

D

Nearby
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St Croix Yacht Club--------
St. Thomas Yacht Club--------
Pirates Cove Marina--------
Compass Point Marina
1 reviews
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G

Yes

D

Yes

L

Nearby

C

Nearby
30/50
Saga Haven Marina--------
Independant Boatyard
1 reviews
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Canak Bay Shipyard--------
American Yacht Harbor Marina--16Low 10.0'

G

Yes

D

Yes
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Vessup Bay Marina--------
Sapphire Beach Resort and Marina
2 reviews

65.0'

68Low 10.0'High 10.0'-

L

Nearby
50 amp 120/240

Humid and partly cloudy throughout the day.

79℉

Lat17° 45' 28.08''

Lon-64° 44' 58.93''

Tide
Low07:03AM0.393ft
High11:16AM0.512ft
Low03:28PM0.461ft
High11:13PM0.746ft
ESE at 13 knots
Introduction:

Salt River Bay is a designated National Park located on the North Coast of the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Salt River Bay is a 5-mile journey west of Christiansted Harbor and is 38 miles south of St. Thomas.

Inside the inlet is an excellent anchorage that is frequently noted as a preferred hurricane hole, and the grounds of the park are open for exploration if you can get ashore with a dinghy. Mangrove swamps and salt marshes line most of the shore.


Navigating the Water:

Salt River Bay is reached via an approach from the north from the Caribbean Sea through a narrow cut in the reef that protects Salt River Bay. Visible in the image above, swells break on both sides of the cut that leads to Salt River Bay, but once you are inside, you will find 6-foot depths in a winding channel that leads back to the mangrove swamps and the protected anchorage. Ashore is a small marina that has showers, water, shore power, fuel, ice and transient slips.


Local Notices to Mariners:

See our “Local Notices to Mariners” blog for updates on the latest conditions and advisories for this area.


Helpful Links:

St. Croix Trouism

Guide to St. Croix

Harbor Reviews


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