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St. Pete Beach Reef

Fast Facts

Average Rating: 3
Average Depth: 30 ft.
Max Depth: 35 ft.

    This artificial reef is just over five miles out from the Pass-A-Grille Channel Entrance Marker #2 and is a favorite spot for fishermen. The reef was is about 300 feet in length and was started in 1976 when large concrete sections of the Old Corey Causeway and Skyway Bridge were sunk in about 30 feet of water. In 1984 a 200-foot steel barge was scuttled 50 feet east of the reef's center. The U.S. Army deployed 10 obsolete combat vehicles in 1995. A yellow buoy marks the general location of the U.S. Army tanks. GPS coordinates for all 10 tanks are listed in "Dive This Spot".

    Waypoint: STPETE Latitude Longitude
    Degrees 27.6766666666667 -82.8625

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