The Long Beach small-craft harbor, formed by a long mole and jetty W of the college pier, has berths with water and electricity, ice, and launching ramps.
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Long Beach is a resort city on Mississippi Sound about 2.5 miles W of Gulfport Harbor. There is some industry in commercial fishing and candy making. Gulf Park College, at the E end of the city, has a 1,000-foot pier. The buildings at the college and a white church near the waterfront are prominent.
The entrance to the Long Beach small-craft harbor is marked by private lights and daybeacons. In 1982, the reported controlling depth in the channel to the basin was 6 feet. In 1987, a pile of rocks was reported obstructing the entrance to the harbor in about 30°20’31″N., 89°08’32″W. An unmarked visible wreck was about 1 mile SE of the harbor entrance in about 30°20’12″N., 89°07’30″W.