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25.78007° -80.07553°
25° 46' 49" N 80° 4' 31" W
25° 46.81 N 80° 4.51 W

Depth: 44' Relief: 5'
Date Reef Deployed: 12/31/86
Reef Materials: Ship Steel 57'
Reef Description: 57 Foot Steel Hull Vessel The African Queen
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Observations from ships and stations within 100 nautical miles of African Queen Reef Latitude: 25.78007 Longitude: -80.07553

NDBC - Station Observations near 25.78007N 80.07553W


Station VAKF1 - 8723214 - VIRGINIA KEY, FL
April 25, 2017 3:00 pm EST
Location: 25.731N 80.162W or 6 nautical miles WSW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Wind Direction: SSW (210°)
Wind Speed: 11 knots
Wind Gust: 14 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.80 in (1009.2 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.05 in (-1.8 mb)
Air Temperature: 80°F (26.5°C)
Water Temperature: 78°F (25.7°C)

Station FWYF1 - FOWEY ROCK, FL
April 25, 2017 3:00 pm EST
Location: 25.591N 80.097W or 11 nautical miles S of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Wind Direction: S (190°)
Wind Speed: 5 knots
Wind Gust: 6 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.85 in (1010.8 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.05 in (-1.7 mb)
Air Temperature: 79°F (26.2°C)
Water Temperature: 78°F (25.4°C)

Station PVGF1 - PORT EVERGLADES CHANNEL, FL
April 25, 2017 2:54 pm EST
Location: 26.092N 80.109W or 19 nautical miles N of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Wind Direction: W (270°)
Wind Speed: 7 knots
Wind Gust: 14 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.83 in (1010.1 mb)
Air Temperature: 82°F (27.6°C)
Dew Point: 55°F (13.0°C)

Station HCEF1 - HIGHWAY CREEK, FL
April 25, 2017 1:00 pm EST
Location: 25.254N 80.444W or 37 nautical miles SSW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 80°F (26.8°C)
Tide: 1.53 ft

Station LBSF1 - LITTLE BLACKWATER, FL
April 25, 2017 1:00 pm EST
Location: 25.214N 80.432W or 39 nautical miles SSW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 80°F (26.9°C)
Tide: 1.67 ft

Station LSNF1 - LONG SOUND, FL
April 25, 2017 2:00 pm EST
Location: 25.235N 80.457W or 39 nautical miles SSW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 81°F (27.1°C)
Tide: 1.57 ft

Station BWSF1 - BLACKWATER SOUND, FL
April 25, 2017 1:00 pm EST
Location: 25.178N 80.438W or 41 nautical miles SSW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 80°F (26.8°C)
Tide: 1.77 ft

Station DKKF1 - DUCK KEY, FL
April 25, 2017 1:00 pm EST
Location: 25.18N 80.49W or 42 nautical miles SSW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 80°F (26.4°C)
Tide: 1.98 ft

Station TCVF1 - TROUT COVE, FL
April 25, 2017 1:00 pm EST
Location: 25.213N 80.533W or 42 nautical miles SW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 80°F (26.8°C)
Tide: 1.88 ft

Station TRRF1 - TAYLOR RIVER, FL
April 25, 2017 2:00 pm EST
Location: 25.217N 80.65W or 46 nautical miles SW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 81°F (27.3°C)
Tide: 1.19 ft

Station LMDF1 - LITTLE MADEIRA, FL
April 25, 2017 2:00 pm EST
Location: 25.176N 80.633W or 47 nautical miles SW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 80°F (26.9°C)
Tide: 1.89 ft

Station BNKF1 - BUTTERNUT KEY, FL
April 25, 2017 2:00 pm EST
Location: 25.087N 80.519W or 48 nautical miles SSW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 80°F (26.4°C)
Tide: 1.86 ft

Station MLRF1 - MOLASSES REEF, FL
April 25, 2017 3:00 pm EST
Location: 25.012N 80.376W or 49 nautical miles SSW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Wind Direction: W (270°)
Wind Speed: 14 knots
Wind Gust: 16 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.86 in (1011.3 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.04 in (-1.4 mb)
Air Temperature: 76°F (24.2°C)
Water Temperature: 78°F (25.3°C)

Station LKWF1 - 8722670 - LAKE WORTH PIER, FL
April 25, 2017 3:00 pm EST
Location: 26.613N 80.034W or 50 nautical miles N of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Wind Direction: WSW (240°)
Wind Speed: 5 knots
Wind Gust: 11 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.84 in (1010.5 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.06 in (-2.0 mb)
Air Temperature: 78°F (25.5°C)
Dew Point: 57°F (13.9°C)
Water Temperature: 78°F (25.8°C)

Station CANF1 - CANE PATCH, FL
April 25, 2017 1:00 pm EST
Location: 25.422N 80.942W or 52 nautical miles WSW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 80°F (26.6°C)
Tide: 1.98 ft

Station NRRF1 - NORTH RIVER, FL
April 25, 2017 2:00 pm EST
Location: 25.338N 80.911W or 52 nautical miles WSW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 81°F (27.0°C)
Tide: 1.52 ft

Station BDVF1 - BROAD RIVER, FL
April 25, 2017 2:00 pm EST
Location: 25.478N 80.989W or 53 nautical miles WSW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 80°F (26.7°C)
Tide: 1.73 ft

Station LRIF1 - LANE RIVER, FL
April 25, 2017 2:00 pm EST
Location: 25.284N 80.894W or 53 nautical miles WSW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 80°F (26.9°C)
Tide: 1.64 ft

Station TPEF1 - TARPON BAY EAST, FL
April 25, 2017 1:00 pm EST
Location: 25.41N 80.964W or 53 nautical miles WSW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 80°F (26.7°C)
Tide: 1.72 ft

Station GBTF1 - GARFIELD BIGHT, FL
April 25, 2017 2:00 pm EST
Location: 25.167N 80.801W or 54 nautical miles SW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 83°F (28.1°C)
Tide: 1.68 ft

Station WIWF1 - WILLY WILLY, FL
April 25, 2017 2:00 pm EST
Location: 25.587N 81.044W or 54 nautical miles WSW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 79°F (26.1°C)
Tide: 1.56 ft

Station BOBF1 - BOB ALLEN, FL
April 25, 2017 2:00 pm EST
Location: 25.027N 80.681W or 56 nautical miles SW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 81°F (27.3°C)
Tide: 1.43 ft

Station WRBF1 - WHIPRAY BASIN, FL
April 25, 2017 1:00 pm EST
Location: 25.072N 80.735W or 56 nautical miles SW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Wind Direction: SW (230°)
Wind Speed: 10 knots
Water Temperature: 79°F (25.9°C)
Tide: 1.49 ft

Station BKYF1 - BUOY KEY, FL
April 25, 2017 2:00 pm EST
Location: 25.119N 80.834W or 57 nautical miles SW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 82°F (27.5°C)
Tide: 1.58 ft

Station GBIF1 - GUNBOAT ISLAND, FL
April 25, 2017 2:00 pm EST
Location: 25.378N 81.029W or 57 nautical miles WSW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 78°F (25.6°C)
Tide: 2.19 ft

Station HREF1 - HARNEY RIVER, FL
April 25, 2017 2:00 pm EST
Location: 25.424N 81.06W or 57 nautical miles WSW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 78°F (25.3°C)
Tide: 2.30 ft

Station WWEF1 - WHITE WATER -WEST, FL
April 25, 2017 1:00 pm EST
Location: 25.232N 80.938W or 57 nautical miles SW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 79°F (26.0°C)
Tide: 1.60 ft

Station CWAF1 - CLEAR WATER PASS, FL
April 25, 2017 1:00 pm EST
Location: 25.297N 81.013W or 58 nautical miles WSW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 79°F (26.3°C)
Tide: 1.76 ft

Station CNBF1 - CANNON BAY, FL
April 25, 2017 2:00 pm EST
Location: 25.702N 81.186W or 60 nautical miles W of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 79°F (26.3°C)
Tide: 1.93 ft

Station LBRF1 - BROAD RIVER LOWER, FL
April 25, 2017 1:00 pm EST
Location: 25.484N 81.133W or 60 nautical miles WSW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 77°F (25.1°C)
Tide: 3.27 ft

Station LMRF1 - LOSTMANS RIVER, FL
April 25, 2017 2:00 pm EST
Location: 25.556N 81.169W or 61 nautical miles WSW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 78°F (25.4°C)
Tide: 2.34 ft

Station SREF1 - SHARK RIVER, FL
April 25, 2017 2:00 pm EST
Location: 25.352N 81.1W or 61 nautical miles WSW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 78°F (25.6°C)
Tide: 2.58 ft

Station MUKF1 - MURRAY KEY, FL
April 25, 2017 2:00 pm EST
Location: 25.106N 80.942W or 62 nautical miles SW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 79°F (26.1°C)
Tide: 2.94 ft

Station JKYF1 - JOHNSON KEY, FL
April 25, 2017 1:00 pm EST
Location: 25.053N 80.904W or 63 nautical miles SW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 80°F (26.8°C)
Tide: 1.91 ft

Station LRKF1 - LITTLE RABBIT KEY, FL
April 25, 2017 1:00 pm EST
Location: 24.982N 80.826W or 63 nautical miles SW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 80°F (26.8°C)
Tide: 1.52 ft

Station PKYF1 - PETERSON KEY, FL
April 25, 2017 2:00 pm EST
Location: 24.918N 80.747W or 63 nautical miles SW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 80°F (26.8°C)
Tide: 1.18 ft

Station WPLF1 - WATSON PLACE, FL
April 25, 2017 2:00 pm EST
Location: 25.71N 81.249W or 64 nautical miles W of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Water Temperature: 78°F (25.7°C)
Tide: 2.44 ft

Station LONF1 - LONG KEY, FL
April 25, 2017 3:00 pm EST
Location: 24.844N 80.864W or 71 nautical miles SW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Wind Direction: W (280°)
Wind Speed: 7 knots
Wind Gust: 8 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.88 in (1011.7 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.04 in (-1.2 mb)
Air Temperature: 75°F (24.0°C)
Dew Point: 61°F (16.1°C)
Water Temperature: 80°F (26.4°C)

Station SPGF1 - SETTLEMENT POINT, GBI, BAHAMAS
April 25, 2017 3:00 pm EST
Location: 26.704N 78.995W or 80 nautical miles NE of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Wind Direction: W (270°)
Wind Speed: 7 knots
Wind Gust: 8 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.85 in (1010.7 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.04 in (-1.5 mb)
Air Temperature: 74°F (23.1°C)
Dew Point: 60°F (15.5°C)

Station VCAF1 - 8723970 - VACA KEY, FL
April 25, 2017 3:00 pm EST
Location: 24.711N 81.107W or 85 nautical miles SW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Wind Direction: WNW (300°)
Wind Speed: 4 knots
Wind Gust: 6 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.85 in (1010.7 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.03 in (-1.0 mb)
Air Temperature: 80°F (26.9°C)
Water Temperature: 80°F (26.6°C)

SHIP
April 25, 2017 19:00 UTC
Location: 26.5N 78.7W or 86 nautical miles ENE of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Wind Direction: W (280°)
Wind Speed: 18 knots
Significant Wave Height: 0 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 0.0 sec
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.77 in (1008.0 mb)
Air Temperature: 72°F (22.0°C)
Water Temperature: 84°F (29.0°C)
Visibility: 5 nmi

Station RKXF1 - UPPER HENDERSON CREEK, ROOKERY BAY RESERVE, FL
April 25, 2017 1:45 pm EST
Location: 26.05N 81.701W or 89 nautical miles W of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Wind Direction: WNW (290°)
Wind Speed: 7 knots
Air Temperature: 80°F (26.7°C)
Dew Point: 55°F (13.0°C)

Station NPSF1 - 8725110 - NAPLES, FL
April 25, 2017 3:00 pm EST
Location: 26.132N 81.807W or 96 nautical miles WNW of search location of 25.78007N 80.07553W.
Wind Direction: WNW (290°)
Wind Speed: 7 knots
Wind Gust: 11 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.85 in (1010.9 mb)
Pressure Tendency: -0.04 in (-1.4 mb)
Water Temperature: 77°F (25.2°C)

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Marine Forecast for African Queen Reef as requested 16:26:17, Apr 25
NWS Forecast for: 4NM ESE Miami Beach FL
Atlantic Ocean

Issued by: National Weather Service Miami - South Florida
Last Update: 3:45 pm EDT Apr 25, 2017



Tonight: SSE wind 8 to 15 kt becoming W after midnight. Mostly clear. Seas 1 to 2 ft. Dominant period 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

Wednesday: Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming SE 5 to 10 kt in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Seas around 1 ft. Dominant period 6 seconds decreasing to 3 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth becoming a light chop.

Wednesday Night: ESE wind around 10 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 3 to 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

Thursday: SSE wind 9 to 11 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 2 ft. Dominant period 3 to 4 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

Thursday Night: ESE wind 9 to 14 kt. Mostly clear. Seas 2 to 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft. Intracoastal waters a light chop becoming a moderate chop.

Friday: SE wind around 11 kt. Sunny. Seas around 2 ft. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

Friday Night: E wind 13 to 16 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 2 to 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

Saturday: ESE wind around 15 kt. Mostly sunny. Seas around 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop.

Saturday Night: E wind 16 to 18 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas around 4 ft with occasional seas up to 5 ft. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop becoming choppy in exposed areas.


Marine Point Forecast: 25.77°N 80.08°W
Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

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Popular artificial reefs near African Queen Reef


Miss Karleen
Depth: 51 ft. (15.54 m)
Distance: 0.21 miles (0.18 nautical)
Location: 25.779533° -80.072233°
Heading: ESE (101°)
Dade County

Leons Barge
Depth: 50 ft. (15.24 m)
Distance: 0.22 miles (0.19 nautical)
Location: 25.778033° -80.072867°
Heading: SE (134°)
Dade County

Esjoo
Depth: 51 ft. (15.54 m)
Distance: 0.29 miles (0.25 nautical)
Location: 25.77735° -80.071983°
Heading: SE (134°)
Dade County

Coquina
Depth: 44 ft. (13.41 m)
Distance: 0.30 miles (0.26 nautical)
Location: 25.77595° -80.074067°
Heading: SSE (164°)
Dade County

Lands End And The Mary Ann I
Depth: 46 ft. (14.02 m)
Distance: 0.30 miles (0.26 nautical)
Location: 25.77595° -80.074067°
Heading: SSE (164°)
Dade County

Billys Barge
Depth: 48 ft. (14.63 m)
Distance: 0.45 miles (0.39 nautical)
Location: 25.774033° -80.07285°
Heading: SSE (160°)
Dade County

Shamrock
Depth: 44 ft. (13.41 m)
Distance: 0.48 miles (0.41 nautical)
Location: 25.773433° -80.073383°
Heading: SSE (165°)
Dade County

I Beams
Depth: 51 ft. (15.54 m)
Distance: 1.16 miles (1.00 nautical)
Location: 25.79635° -80.0799°
Heading: NNW (348°)
Dade County

Ostwind
Depth: 275 ft. (83.82 m)
Distance: 1.16 miles (1.01 nautical)
Location: 25.779783° -80.056833°
Heading: E (91°)
Dade County

Landing Craft Lci
Depth: 202 ft. (61.57 m)
Distance: 1.62 miles (1.41 nautical)
Location: 25.784483° -80.049883°
Heading: ENE (77°)
Dade County

 

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FISHING TIMES

(Longitude W80° 4', Latitude N25° 46')
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Universal Time - 4h
Sun
Begin civil twilight06:24
Sunrise06:48
Sun Overhead13:18
Sunset19:49
End civil twilight20:13
Moon
Moonrise06:19
Moon Overhead12:41
Moonset19:07
Closest Primary Moon Phase: New Moon on April 26, 2017 at 08:16
Phase of the Moon on April 25, 2017: Waning Crescent with 1% of the Moon's visible disk illuminated.

Sun & Moon Data : U.S. Naval Observatory

Tide Predictions near African Queen Reef


Government Cut Miami Harbor Entrance Florida
Distance: 3.58 miles (3.11 nautical)
Location: 25.7633° -80.13° WSW (250°)

Miami Beach (city pier) Florida
Distance: 3.59 miles (3.12 nautical)
Location: 25.7683° -80.1317° WSW (256°)

Miami Harbor Entrance Florida
Distance: 3.59 miles (3.12 nautical)
Location: 25.7683° -80.1317° WSW (256°)

Miami Causeway (east end) Florida
Distance: 4.14 miles (3.60 nautical)
Location: 25.7733° -80.1417° W (264°)

San Marino Island Biscayne Bay Florida
Distance: 5.54 miles (4.81 nautical)
Location: 25.7933° -80.1633° WNW (282°)

Dodge Island Fishermans Channel Biscayne Bay Florida
Distance: 5.81 miles (5.05 nautical)
Location: 25.77° -80.1683° W (264°)

Virginia Key Bear Cut Biscayne Bay Florida
Distance: 6.32 miles (5.49 nautical)
Location: 25.7317° -80.1617° WSW (237°)

Miami Marina Biscayne Bay Florida
Distance: 6.81 miles (5.92 nautical)
Location: 25.7783° -80.185° W (271°)

Miami 79th St Causeway Florida
Distance: 7.62 miles (6.61 nautical)
Location: 25.8483° -80.1717° NW (314°)

Indian Creek Golf Club ICWW Florida
Distance: 7.80 miles (6.77 nautical)
Location: 25.875° -80.1433° NNW (332°)

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