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Island description, etc.

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Charts

See New Caledonia.

Weather

Local weather conditions?

Sources for Weather forecasts:

Local forecasts are, of course, in French, but non-French speakers should find them relatively easy to understand. A very useful vocabulary can be found at How to Understand French Weather Forecasts for Sailors.

The main source of weather information for the area around New Caledonia is Meteo France Nouvelle-Calédonie. The marine section provides a 6 day forecast for the whole region, with details for each of the passes through the barrier reef.

Nouméa radio broadcasts the weather report in French on VHF 16, everyday at 6:30, 9:30, 15:15, 18:30.

There is a set of repeater channels allowing receipt of weather info anywhere in the country:

  • Nouméa area: VHF 26
  • Southern portion of the Grande Terre: VHF 28
  • Isle of Pines and the Southern Lagoon: VHF 25
  • Grande Terre North West coast: VHF 25
  • Northern portion of Grande Terre: VHF 24
  • Ouvea: VHF 23
  • Lifou: VHF 26
  • Maré: VHF 87

Passages

See New Caledonia.

Islands

See New Caledonia.

Communication

See New Caledonia.

Navigation

Details?

Entrance

Check-in MUST be done at Noumea.

Berthing

Ports

Marinas & Yacht Clubs

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Anchorages

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Yacht Services and Repairs

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Marine Stores

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Yacht Services/Repairs/Yards

Fuel, Water, & Electricity

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Water
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Electricity
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Things to do Ashore

Tourism

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Grocery & Supply Stores

Eateries

Internet/WiFi

Available?

Laundry

Motorbike & Car Rentals

Garbage Disposal

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Transportation

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Friends

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

Forums

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Links

  • Mare at the Wikipedia

References & Publications

See New Caledonia.

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