Boating, Fishing, and Travel Information for Sombrero Key, Hawk Channel, FL
Sombrero Key is located in Hawk Channel in the Florida Reef amid the Middle Florida Keys. it is a coral reef southern of Vaca Key that is part of the Sombrero Key Sanctuary Preservation Area of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. When exploring the area long ago, the Spanish called the reef Cayo Sombrero as part of the reef could be seen above the water at low tide. The Sombrero Key Light was in use from 1858 to 2015.
COASTAL NEWS FOR JULY Updates from US Harbors In August we honor the dedication and courage of the United States Coast Guard. The Coast Guard traces its founding to an act of Congress on August 4, 1790, which is why on this day we celebrate the courageous work of these service… Learn More
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By Almanac.com. August’s full Sturgeon Moon reaches its peak on Thursday, August 11, 2022. It will be the last supermoon of the year! Learn when to look for it and why August’s Full Moon got such a peculiar name. When to See the Full Moon in August 2022 August’s full Moon will appear… SEE MORE
By Joseph Carro. Our mission at the U.S. Coast Guard is to save lives, so the sight of flashing blue lights and a U.S. Coast Guard patrol vessel pulling alongside is no reason for boat owners to panic. The Coast Guard conducts approximately 70,000 boardings a year in its multiple… SEE MORE
By NASA/JPL-Caltech. What’s Up for August? Grab your binoculars for planet viewing, the outlook for the Perseids, and flying with Cygnus the swan. The morning planet parade we’ve been enjoying the past few months comes to an end in August, with Venus and Saturn making their exits on opposite sides… SEE MORE