Located in position 12°27'N, 61°29.2'W, in the south-west corner of Carriacou, it includes all the water within Tyrrel Bay east of a line drawn on longitude 61°31'W. Vessels can anchor in 9.1 to 27.45 metres in the northern outer part of the bay. Anchoring is prohibited in the inner lagoon.
There is a 90 metre long jetty at the northern end of the beach and a tanker terminal to the south of the jetty. Pilotage is compulsory for tankers over 100 grt, with at least 24 hours' notice required.