Bay of Puck

The Bay of Puck, is the western branch of the Bay of Gdańsk in the southern Baltic Sea, off the shores of Gdańsk Pomerania, Poland. It is separated from the open sea by the Hel Peninsula. The bay Bay covers an area of approx. 40.000 ha and is very shallow; it has an average depth of 2 m to 6 m. There is a shallow sand-bank from Rewa to Kuźnica in the middle of Hel Peninsula, that's why the bay is available only for small boats and yachts.

There are contains a variety of shore types - sandy beaches, gravel beds, stony outcrops, clay cliffs, vegetated river mouths etc. The bay is protected as marine part of Seaside Lanscape Park.

The Bay is situated nearby the major harbour city of Gdynia and very popular tourist resort of central Polish coast. The main ports are Puck, Jastarnia, and Hel.


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