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Celebrate National Seafood Month with a Few of Our Favorite Recipes

10/28/2020 by US Harbors

What better way to celebrate this National Seafood Month (October) than by cooking a few of our favorite simple, healthy and delicious seafood recipes at home? Whether it’s Scallop, Shrimp or Halibut season we have something for everyone! Sautéed Scallops With Crushed Peppercorns Image Courtesy of Sweet, meaty sea… SEE MORE

U.S. Winter Outlook: Cooler North, Warmer South with Ongoing La Nina

10/28/2020 by US Harbors

NOAA’s winter forecast for the U.S. favors warmer, drier conditions across the southern tier of the U.S., and cooler, wetter conditions in the North, thanks in part to an ongoing La Nina. Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center — a division of the National Weather Service — are also closely monitoring persistent… SEE MORE

Seafood 101: Support Your Immune Health by Eating a Variety of Seafood

10/28/2020 by US Harbors

Now, more than ever, people are looking for ways to “boost” or support their immune system. Seafood, both fish and shellfish, provides essential nutrients to the body that keep the immune health functioning properly. An important step in staying healthy is eating a balanced diet of fruits, vegetables, whole grains,… SEE MORE

Hurricane hitting land in Key West, FL

Hurricane Zeta Forms in the Atlantic as it Moves Toward the Gulf Coast

10/27/2020 by US Harbors

By Jeff Berardelli. The 2020 hurricane season continues to overachieve as Hurricane Zeta formed Monday as it heads toward Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. The storm is taking a track similar to Hurricane Delta, striking near Cozumel, Mexico, and then heading towards the Northern Gulf Coast. Zeta was located about 45 miles south-southeast… SEE MORE

CDC Suggestions for a Safe Halloween

10/24/2020 by US Harbors

Many traditional Halloween activities can be high-risk for spreading viruses. There are several safer, alternative ways to participate in Halloween. If you may have COVID-19 or you may have been exposed to someone with COVID-19, you should not participate in in-person Halloween festivities and should not give out candy to… SEE MORE

Right Whale Festival 2019

NOAA Request of Information for Aquaculture Opportunity Areas

10/23/2020 by US Harbors

NOAA is seeking public input on creation of Aquaculture Opportunity Areas in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico and waters off of southern California via a 60-day public comment period which will be open through December 22, 2020. The public and NOAA stakeholders are encouraged to provide comments for… SEE MORE

5 Reasons to Appreciate and Embrace the End of Boating Season

10/23/2020 by US Harbors

Talk to anyone down at the docks as fall approaches and you can hear the notes of sadness in their voice as they discuss boat storage options, winter plans, and the return of cooler weather. However, the end of boating season does not mean we need to shroud ourselves in black.… SEE MORE

King Tides and Sea-level Rise are Flooding Communities Along the East Coast

10/21/2020 by US Harbors

By Matthew Cappucci. Despite tranquil weather to start this week, flooding has affected coastal communities from the Florida Keys to Maine. Long stretches of shoreline along the East Coast were inundated, water levels running a foot or more above normal. The swollen sea temporarily claimed streets, parking lots and public… SEE MORE


In light of global health concerns and the widespread cancellations of large gatherings, we recommend that you check directly with the organizer to confirm event status prior to attending.

Events & Things to Do Filter

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Fort Lauderdale - Bahia Mar YC, FL October 28 - November 1

Located steps from the beach in sunny South Florida, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show hosts 1,000+ exhibitors and has over 1,300+ boats on display. Products range from sunglasses to superyachts and everything in between. SEE MORE

ALFA Fall Virtual Fishermen's EXPO

Sitka, AK November 11 - November 12

Join us for a fun and informative virtual event! FREE workshops and trainings for New and Experienced fishermen. We will have a wide variety of presenters who will be joining us virtually to discuss and share their knowledge on a range of topics important to YOU. A preview of some… SEE MORE

Baja Ha-Ha XXVII 2020 Cruisers Rally

San Diego, CA November 2 - November 14

The next Baja Ha-Ha will be November 2 - 14, 2020. We will begin accepting entrants at noon May 6, 2020. The Baja Ha-Ha is a two-week cruisers rally from San Diego to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, which takes place every fall. For answers to frequently asked questions, see our How… SEE MORE

The Row The Great Lakes Challenge

Chicago, IL July 15 - December 1

Welcome to The Row the Great Lakes Challenge with USRowing! This challenge allows you to record your miles either by using the ergometer or rowing in a single scull on the water, as you virtually row across the Great Lakes. Rowers can begin recording their mileage on Wednesday, July 15,… SEE MORE