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Episkopi Bay (34°37'N., 32°50'E.) is entered between Cape Aspro and Cape Zevghari, 12 miles SE. Several small sandy bays lie along its N shore. The E part of this bay is backed by high white cliffs. Jubilee Shoal, with a least depth of 14.6m,lies 3.5 miles ESE of Cape Aspro. Cape Zevghari is fronted by rocks and two prominent stranded wrecks lie N of it. A conspicuous hospital building is situated on this cape.
The village of Episkopi is situated in the NE part of the bay and can be identified by a conspicuous white church with a red roof. A prominent dome stands near the shore 2.5 miles W of
the village. Anchorage can be taken within the bay, but it is exposed to S and SW winds.
Caution: Episkopi Bay is frequently used as a firing area and several targets may be moored within it. A United Kingdom sovereign base area, which may best be seen on the chart, is situated in the vicinity of Episkopi Bay and the Akrotiri Peninsula.
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