The small-craft harbor of Bay and Waveland Yacht Club about 0.4 mile NW of U.S. Route 90 highway bridge is protected by two moles. In 1982, a reported depth of 4 feet could be taken to the harbor. The harbor facilities, including berths and gasoline, are available to club members and friends.
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St. Louis Bay is an indentation in the N shore of Mississippi Sound, 11 miles W of Gulfport. Depths in the bay vary from 4 to 7 feet and decrease gradually toward the shore. The bottom is soft. An unmarked submerged wreck, covered 5 feet, is SE of the entrance to the bay about 1.2 miles S of Henderson Point and about 0.4 mile N of Square Handkerchief Shoal.
Two bridges cross the entrance to St. Louis Bay, the first, Chesapeake Seaboard X Transportation, Inc., (CSX) bridge has a swing span with a clearance of 13 feet through the W draw. The bridgetender monitors VHF-FM channel 16 and works on channel 13; call sign KUF-721, And the second, the four-lane U.S. Route 90 highway bridge has a fixed span with a clearance of 85 feet.