Sea Watch

Sea Watch
The state of our oceans, rivers and lakes. Southern Boating cares deeply about preserving the environment and the oceans we enjoy so much. Sea Watch has updates on reefs, national parks, conservation, climate and more.
Whale sharks

Whale Sharks

Mote Marine tracks Whale Sharks In mid-June, Sarasota’s Mote Marine Laboratory got word that boaters were watching whale sharks on the surface just 20 miles west...
Ocean Eddies and oceanic circulation

Eddies in the Ocean

Put a Spin on It! Eddies in the Ocean effect more than just the water. For many years, oceanic circulations were considered to be fairly...

Watch Out– Rogue Waves Ahead!

Scientists have yet to determine how to forecast where and when rogue waves will strike. The 1972 blockbuster movie The Poseidon Adventure depicts a large ocean...
dead zones, dead zone, eutrophrication, algae, lack of oxygen, decompose, algae bloom, oxygen

The Dead Zones

“The Dead Zone” may sound like the title to an old horror movie, but these barren ocean wastelands are very real. Officially referred to...
Underwater Sound

Underwater Sound

Humans can't hear underwater sound in the same way that whales or other creatures can. Sound is an integral part of the undersea world. In...

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