OBROVAC (44° 12'N; 15° 41'E), town (pop. 1,660 in 1991) and harbour on the S bank of the Zrmanja River, 6M upstream from the estuary.
Special directions for navigation. The river can be entered only by day and only with a permit issued by the harbour master's branch office in Novigrad at the request of the vessel's skipper. The fairway is 4060m wide; on both sides are mud banks. All vessels must keep to starboard. Boats must give ships free passage. The speed limit on the river is 8 knots. Stopping, overtaking or anchoring on the river is prohibited.
Mooring: The harbour in Obrovac is sheltered from all winds including the bora, which is very strong in the area. Smaller yachts can moor along the projecting end of the mole (depth about 2.6 m).
Facilities: Post office, medical service and chemist's, a motel.
Shopping for provisions in town, water from the hydrant on the waterfront, fuel at the petrol station (100m from the bridge).
Obrovac is the venue of the summer festival called Noci djerdana (Nights of Necklaces) gatherings of the local population dressed in picturesque folk costumes.