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York Spit Reef

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Depth 30 ft., Profile 4 - 10 ft.
York Spit Reef is square shaped and located east of the entrance to the York River, one-half nautical mile south of the New Point Comfort Shoal.
The concrete pipe, placed at this site in November 2001, was donated by Hanson Pipe Company, and the deployment was funded with Saltwater Fishing License revenue. Reef balls were also purchased and deployed using Saltwater Fishing License revenue.
Pipe Deployment

Pipe Deployment

 

 

 

Nearly 21,000 tons of bridge sections were donated and deployed by Tidewater - Skanska Corporation between October 2003 and January 2005.

The center of this reef is marked with a yellow VMRC buoy designated "YS".

York Spit Reef Chart
NOAA Chart 12221

 

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