Mediterranean coast of Spain

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WorldMediterraneanSpainMediterranean coast of Spain
39°06.525'N, 026°42.796'E Chart icon.png
There are Port(s) of Entry here
The Mediterranean coast of Spain is one of the major cruising regions in the country.


BA 518 Approaches to Puerto de Valencia

773 Straight of Gibraltar to Isla Alborán
774 Motril to Cartagena including Isla Alborán
1195 Approaches to Puerto de Barcelona
1391 Approaches on the east coast of Spain
1588 Ports of Southern Spain
1700 Cartagena to Cabo de San Antonio including Isla Formentera
1701 Cabo de San Antonio to Villanueva y Geltrú including Islas de Ibiza and Formentera
1703 Mallorca and Menorca
1702 Ibiza, Formentera and southern Mallorca
1704 Punta dela Bana to Islas Medas
1780 Barcelona to Napoli including Islas Baleares and Sardegna
2717 Cadiz to Barcelona
3578 Eastern approaches to the Straight of Gibraltar

NIMA 52040 Strait of Gibraltar to Cabo de Gata and Cao Milonia

52043 Bay of Gilbraltar
52049 Almeria, Carboneras and Approaches: 52120 Vilaroz to Cabo Creus
52060 Cabo de Gala to Cabo de Palos and Cap Milonia to Cap Ivi
52061 Approaches to Cartagena
52080 Cabo de Palos to Vinaroz
52081 Plans on the Ccoasts of France and Spain; Palamos, Vinaroz
52084 Approaches to Altea, Alicante and Torrevieja
52085 Approaches to Valencia
52120 Vilaroz to Cabo Creus
52121 Tarragona and Approaches
52122 Barcelona and Approaches
52140 Islas Baleares
52142 Ibiza and Approaches
52143 Mahon and Approaches
53060 Palamos to Saint Raphael

Note: BA - British Admiralty, NIMA - National Imagery and Mapping Agency.


See Spain.

Currents & Tides

See Gibraltar.


See also Mediterranean Distances Table.


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  • Balearic IslandsBalearic Islands/wiki/Balearic_Islands
    - near the eastern coast of the Iberian Peninsula
  • Alborán - a small islet in the Alboran Sea

External Territories

There are two independent Spanish cities on the Moroccan coast:

  • CeutaCeuta/wiki/Ceuta Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Marina icon – marina |
  • MelillaMelilla/wiki/Melilla Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Marina icon – marina |
Key to symbols: |Port of entry icon – port of entry |Harbour icon – harbour |Marina icon – marina |Anchorage icon – anchorage ||

Spain also maintains several small military territories (Plazas de soberanía) on the coast of Morocco, Africa. These were originally built as a guard against piracy.


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