SpotX cruising (51.2) Exposed to Wind:N,NE,W,NW. Exposed to Swell:NW. Bottom Type:Mud,Sand. Draft:0-3m+ Suitable:Wind Warning Anchoring Tips:Good shelter from easterly-quarter winds, but a fresh south-east wind can funnel across the isthmus. Good holding approx. 15m off beach in the middle in 5m. Clear entry into bay. Services:None. Features:Pretty little bay with sandy beach at its head. It can sometimes be subject to a roll from between the islands to the north-west. Not to be confused with a bay of the same name 2.5km to the east, which also offers a reasonable anchorage. The foul extending from the western headland across to Motokauri Island holds snapper and john dory. Contacts:Coastguard, Bay of Islands VHF Ch 86; Russell Radio and weather reports VHF Ch 63.