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Patch Reef 1 off Broad Creek

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Average Rating: 5
Average Depth: 20 ft.
Max Depth: 25 ft.

    This is an unnamed fantastic spot on the south end of the patch reefs which are just east of Broad Creek, in the Biscayne National Park. This spot has two mooring buoys, and is sometimes referred to as simply Ball Buoys Reef.

    Here you'll find shallow waters averaging 25 feet, suitable for both snorkeling and diving. The area has a beautiful white sandy bottom with large coral formations rising up to 10 feet from the sea floor. A few swim-throughs are present along with small caverns and coral overhangs. The reef is alive with large coral formations, sea fans, colorful tropical fish, and an occasional lobster.

    Waypoint: BROAD1 Latitude Longitude
    Degrees 25.3155666666667 -80.1876166666667

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