Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Long Key, western end, FL
Long Key, located in the middle Florida Keys, was originaly called Rattlesnake Key by Spanish explorers due to the snake-head like shape of the island. The island is home to the city of Layton as well as the Long Key State Park, an area popular for camping.
By US Harbors. Coastal Flooding Predictions for December 2023 We're always amazed how NOAA's high tide flooding predictions change so significantly from month to month! This month the Pacific Northwest will see the most flooding, while Florida and the Southeast will be relatively spared. Important: These predictions do not account… Learn More
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By On The Water. Northerly autumn winds kept the south shore surf calm and deceitfully inviting that Saturday morning. It was in mid-November, but even under sunny blue skies, the morning chill made it feel like late December. With a frigid 8 to 10-knot wind at my back, it felt like… SEE MORE
By Yale School of the Environment. Seafood farm operators are breeding and deploying sea cucumbers to vacuum up the massive amounts of fish waste that pose a major problem for their industry. It is part of an effort to redesign fish farms with multiple species so that they work more like… SEE MORE
By science.org. For sleepy humans, nodding off can be inconvenient—say, during a boring lecture—or even downright dangerous, such as while driving a car. But for Antarctica’s nesting chinstrap penguins (Pygoscelis antarcticus), these secondslong bits of shuteye known as “microsleeps” may help them survive. These mininaps net the birds about 11 hours… SEE MORE