The windward strait is a strait between the islands of Cuba and Haiti . The width is 77 km, the maximum depth is 1700 m. It connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Caribbean Sea and is a direct route between the Panama Canal and the eastern maritime border of the United States . In the southwestern part goes into the Jamaica Strait.
|fr Passage du Vent , isp. Paso de los vientos|
Strait on the map between Cuba and Haiti
|Binds||Atlantic Ocean , Caribbean|
|Divides||Cuba and Haiti Islands|
From the eastern edge of Guantanamo province in Cuba, you can see the lights in the Northwest Department in Haiti and vice versa.
- Windward Passage . www.britannica.com . The appeal date is December 13, 2018. - Britannica Encyclopaedia Online