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.

Whats a Wave? Southern Boating investigates

What’s a Wave?

Every boater needs to know the surface condition of the water they are traversing. This condition…

Types of Fog

Types of Fog

Types of Fog Did you know that there are many different types of fog? Fog…

What's the difference between El Niño and La Niña

El Niño and La Niña

What’s the difference between El Niño and La Niña? Long before meteorologists “discovered” the El Niño…

Red tide and dead marine life

Red Tide Updates

Red Tide is a menace with no simple solution The infamous red tide algae on…

Whale sharks

Whale Sharks

Mote Marine tracks Whale Sharks In mid-June, Sarasota’s Mote Marine Laboratory got word that boaters…