Jervis Bay

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WorldTasman SeaAustraliaNew South WalesJervis Bay
Jervis Bay
35°08.917'S, 150°42.817'E Chart icon.png
lat=-35.148611 | lon=150.713611 | zoom=11 | y
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Map of Jervis Bay
Capital  
Language English
Currency Australian dollar (AUD)
Time zone UTC+10 , DST: DST not observed
Calling code +61

The Jervis Bay Territory is an independent territory administered by the Australian Federal Government from the capital city, Canberra, and is the home of the Royal Australian Navy base HMAS Creswell.

There are two small communities in the area, each of around 250 people.

Charts

Australian Hydrographic Service
AUS807 — Montague Island to Jervis Bay

Weather

See New South Wales.

Sources for Weather forecasts:

Passages

List popular passages/routes, timing, etc.

Islands

  • Bowen Island

Communication

Marine Rescue Jervis Bay operates on VHF Ch16 and AM Ch88

Navigation

Do not try to enter the bay between Bowen Island and the Southern headland. Although at times it looks navigable there are many shallow rocks and usually breaking waves.

Entrance

None for civilian craft.

Berthing

There is a public wharf located just inside Currumbene Creek in Huskisson, tying off is side on.

17 Marine Park public moorings at four locations:

Bindijine, adjacent to Honeymoon Bay Campground, has 13 public moorings for campers with small vessels up to 5 m in length;
3 public moorings adjacent to the main village of Huskisson and one at Callala Bay cater for larger vessels of up to 20 m in length;
4 moorings off Hole In The Wall near Murrays Beach Boat Ramp

Javis Marine Park

Transportation

List transportation (local and/or international.)

Friends

Contact details of "Cruiser's Friends" that can be contacted for local information or assistance.

Forums

List links to discussion threads on partnering forums. (see link for requirements)

Links

References & Publications

See Australia.

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