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A shoal across the mouth of a river, harbour or shipping channel that may at times obstruct navigation.

Reference: I.H.B. (modified)

Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

charge current


Centre of buoyancy

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM