MERAG - ISLAND OF CRES
MERAG (44° 59'N; 14° 26.5'E), village and car-ferry harbour in the small cove of the same name on the NE coast of Cres Island.
Approach: Landmarks: Sveti Bartul hill (374 m), the church in the W part of the village and the green tower with a column and gallery (green light) on the head of the mole (in the E part of the cove). One mile to NW of the harbour is a stony reef.
Mooring: The cove is partially protected from S winds but is exposed to N wind.
Warning: When casting anchor care should be taken of underwater cables extending in the direction of the island of Krk.
Facilities: Provisions available in the local shop and restaurant.
Car-ferry line: Merag - Valbiska (Island of Krk); the shortest connection of the central and southern parts of islands of Cres and Losinj with Rijeka.