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Porto Baseleghe
45°38.071'N, 012°59.675'E Chart icon.png
lat=45.63452 | lon=12.99459 | zoom=13 | y

Portobaseleghe is a small motor boat and yacht harbour situated in the Litoranea Veneta, a shallow lagoon six miles ENE of Porto Santa Margherita and ten miles SW of the entrance to Lignano. The harbour is close to the popular resort of Bibione Pineda and offers a total of 400 berths for yachts up to 24 metres in depths of around 3.0 metres. Entry is best close to high water, on a rising tide and in settled conditions.


British Admiralty


During the summer months, the prevailing winds in the Adriatic are light to moderate coastal sea breezes. In spring and autumn, northerly winds are more frequent and can quickly rise to near gale force, especially in the northern Adriatic, where the much-feared “bora” is caused by high pressure over the mountains to the NE coupled with low pressure over southern Italy. Fortunately, the fiercest “bora” is normally to be expected in the winter months. Thunderstorms are occasionally experienced in spring and especially autumn and can be accompanied by violent winds of gale force and above. Luckily they are rarely long-lasting. Fog is a further hazard often encountered in the lagoon of Venice, especially in the early and late season.

Sources for weather information:

  • There is a continuous (computerized voice) weather forecast on VHF 68 - first in Italian and then followed with an English translation
  • The same forecast is given in Italian and English on VHF coastal stations following a notification on channel 16
  • Navtex weather forecasts covering the Adriatic are broadcast from stations at Roma, Trieste, Kerkyra (Greece) and Split (Croatia)


See Aegean to West Mediterranean Passages.


Add here VHF channel for the coastguard, harbor masters. etc.

Also see World Cruiser's Nets.


The entrance to the Lagoon of Litoranea Veneta/wiki/Portobaseleghe#Lagoon_of_Litoranea_VenetaWorld icon.png Lagoon of Litoranea Veneta [[Portobaseleghe#Lagoon of Litoranea Veneta|Lagoon of Litoranea Veneta]] 45°37.573'N, 012°58.676'E is prone to silting and depths are currently (January 2011) reported as around 3.0 metres at low water. An entry should therefore only be attempted close to high water and on a rising tide and never in strong onshore winds. The channel is marked from the entrance up to Portobaseleghe by a series of red and white painted marker posts. Stay in the centre of the marked channel for around one mile until arriving at the small marina of Portobaseleghe on starboard.


Harbour of Portobaseleghe

Harbour of Portobaseleghe/wiki/Portobaseleghe#Harbour_of_Portobaseleghe
Harbour icon Harbour of Portobaseleghe [[Portobaseleghe#Harbour of Portobaseleghe|Harbour of Portobaseleghe]] 45°38.052'N, 012°59.704'E

The harbour of Portobaseleghe consists of five pontoons extending out from the shore, two long pontoons parallel to the shore and a short quay. There are a total of 400 berths, including 20 for transit. All berths are equipped with mooring posts for four-point mooring. Maximum size of yacht accommodated is 24 metres and depths at the pontoons range from 1.5 - 3.5 metres.

Facilities include: fuel station (24 hrs); water and electricity; toilets and showers; clubhouse; chandlery.

[email protected]; Tel: +39 (0431) 43 686; Fax: +30 (0431) 430 414; VHF channel XX
Address: Viale Laguna, 12, 30020 Bibione Pineda (VE), Italy

Marinas & Yacht Clubs



Anchoring in the river is not recommended.


Water At all berths
Electricity At all berths
Toilets In the Harbour
Showers In the Harbour
Laundry N/A (Not Available)
Garbage Bins at the Harbour
Fuel Fuel station (24 hrs)
Bottled gas ?
Chandlers In the Harbour
Repairs Porto Baseleghe has a boatyard in Bibione: this is a large yard and covered areas dedicated to the storage of boats. Here are performed machining operations on hulls of various sizes. Available for the works, a bridge crane, enabled to operate on boats up to 20 tons and a sub-lift for sail or motor boats of large size. Upholstery and canvas work
Internet ?
Mobile connectivity ?
Vehicle rentals Rental outlets in Bibione Pineda


Provisions shops within 100 metres.

Eating out

Numerous bars and restaurants in Bibione Pineda.


List transportation (local and/or international.)



Give a short history of the port.

Places to Visit

Beaches of Bibione Pineda

There is not much to do here apart from appreciate the attractive scenery and abundant wildlife around the lagoon. The busy resort of Bibione Pineda lies just SE of the harbour with miles of golden beaches backed by pines.


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


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


List links external to the wiki such as in Wikepedia.


See Italy.


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  • Data compiled from web research (please update if possible)--Athene of Lymington 18:44, 26 January 2011 (UTC)

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