Whale Key Lagoon
- Location: Longboat Key
- Lat / Lon: N 27° 23.397' / W 082° 37.508'
- Depth: 6 - 8 feet
- Tide: 2 feet
The shoals forming this lagoon offer 360° protection from waves and wakes. Access is via carefully skirting the west end of the charted sandbar. Although there is no windbreak, it offers a quiet, secluded spot to layover only 4 nm from Sarasota. Depth is 6-8'. There is only enough room for two or three boats.