Baie de Yof

Yoff Bay
Baie de Yof
Coordinates 14°46′N 17°28′W / 14.767°N 17.467°W / 14.767; -17.467Coordinates: 14°46′N 17°28′W / 14.767°N 17.467°W / 14.767; -17.467
Ocean/sea sources Atlantic Ocean
Basin countries Senegal
Max. length 22 km (14 mi)
Max. width 29 km (18 mi)
Islands Île de Yoff
Settlements Yoff[1]

Yoff Bay (French: Baie de Yof) is a bay on the northwestern side of the Cap-Vert peninsula, directly north of the city centre of Dakar Senegal.[2]


The town of Yoff is located along the bay, and is a suburb of Dakar.[3] The bay opens towards the north and lies in the area of the westernmost point of Africa. Small Île de Yoff lies in the NW corner of the bay.[2]

Furtehr reading


  1. GoogleEarth
  2. 1 2 "Baie de Yof". Mapcarta. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  3. Dakar. Britannica Online (retrieved 2009-01-20)

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