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25.66303° -80.07152°
25° 39' 47" N 80° 4' 17" W
25° 39.78 N 80° 4.28 W

Depth: 55' Relief: 7'
Date Reef Deployed: 3/1/89
Reef Materials: Ship Steel 36'
Reef Description: 36' Steel Ship Big Lou
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Observations from ships and stations within 100 nautical miles of Big Lou Reef Latitude: 25.66303 Longitude: -80.07152

NDBC - Station Observations near 25.66303N 80.07152W


Station FWYF1 - FOWEY ROCK, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.591N 80.097W or 5 nautical miles SSW of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Wind Direction: NE (50°)
Wind Speed: 9 knots
Wind Gust: 9 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.84 in (1010.6 mb)
Pressure Tendency: +0.03 in (+1.1 mb)
Air Temperature: 82°F (28.0°C)
Water Temperature: 85°F (29.3°C)

Station VAKF1 - 8723214 - VIRGINIA KEY, FL
September 23, 2017 7:24 am EST
Location: 25.731N 80.162W or 6 nautical miles NW of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Wind Direction: NNW (330°)
Wind Speed: 3 knots
Wind Gust: 5 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.82 in (1009.8 mb)
Air Temperature: 83°F (28.4°C)
Water Temperature: 85°F (29.6°C)

SHIP
September 23, 2017 12:00 UTC
Location: 26N 80.1W or 20 nautical miles N of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Wind Direction: NE (50°)
Wind Speed: 5 knots
Significant Wave Height: 0 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 99.0 sec
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.80 in (1009.0 mb)
Air Temperature: 83°F (28.5°C)
Dew Point: 72°F (22.1°C)
Water Temperature: 84°F (29.0°C)
Visibility: 5 nmi

Station PVGF1 - PORT EVERGLADES CHANNEL, FL
September 23, 2017 7:24 am EST
Location: 26.092N 80.109W or 26 nautical miles N of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Wind Direction: ENE (60°)
Wind Speed: 6 knots
Wind Gust: 8 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.83 in (1010.2 mb)
Air Temperature: 83°F (28.5°C)
Dew Point: 74°F (23.5°C)

Station HCEF1 - HIGHWAY CREEK, FL
September 23, 2017 6:00 am EST
Location: 25.254N 80.444W or 32 nautical miles SW of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Water Temperature: 82°F (28.0°C)
Tide: 3.70 ft

Station LBSF1 - LITTLE BLACKWATER, FL
September 23, 2017 6:00 am EST
Location: 25.214N 80.432W or 33 nautical miles SW of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Water Temperature: 84°F (28.7°C)

Station LSNF1 - LONG SOUND, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.235N 80.457W or 33 nautical miles SW of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Water Temperature: 84°F (29.1°C)

Station BWSF1 - BLACKWATER SOUND, FL
September 23, 2017 6:00 am EST
Location: 25.178N 80.438W or 35 nautical miles SW of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Water Temperature: 86°F (30.1°C)
Tide: 4.14 ft

Station DKKF1 - DUCK KEY, FL
September 23, 2017 6:00 am EST
Location: 25.18N 80.49W or 37 nautical miles SW of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Water Temperature: 85°F (29.2°C)
Tide: 1.61 ft

Station TRRF1 - TAYLOR RIVER, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.217N 80.65W or 41 nautical miles SW of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Water Temperature: 83°F (28.5°C)
Tide: 2.11 ft

Station BNKF1 - BUTTERNUT KEY, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.087N 80.519W or 42 nautical miles SW of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Water Temperature: 84°F (28.8°C)

Station LMDF1 - LITTLE MADEIRA, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.176N 80.633W or 42 nautical miles SW of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Water Temperature: 87°F (30.7°C)
Tide: 1.54 ft

Station CANF1 - CANE PATCH, FL
September 23, 2017 6:00 am EST
Location: 25.422N 80.942W or 49 nautical miles WSW of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Water Temperature: 86°F (30.1°C)
Tide: 2.86 ft

Station GBTF1 - GARFIELD BIGHT, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.167N 80.801W or 49 nautical miles SW of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Water Temperature: 84°F (29.1°C)
Tide: 1.86 ft

Station NRRF1 - NORTH RIVER, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.338N 80.911W or 49 nautical miles WSW of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Water Temperature: 84°F (29.1°C)
Tide: 1.96 ft

Station BOBF1 - BOB ALLEN, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.027N 80.681W or 50 nautical miles SW of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Water Temperature: 83°F (28.3°C)
Tide: 1.41 ft

Station LRIF1 - LANE RIVER, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.284N 80.894W or 50 nautical miles WSW of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Water Temperature: 85°F (29.4°C)
Tide: 1.96 ft

Station BDVF1 - BROAD RIVER, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.478N 80.989W or 51 nautical miles WSW of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Water Temperature: 85°F (29.6°C)
Tide: 2.46 ft

Station TPEF1 - TARPON BAY EAST, FL
September 23, 2017 6:00 am EST
Location: 25.41N 80.964W or 51 nautical miles WSW of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Water Temperature: 85°F (29.2°C)
Tide: 2.37 ft

Station BKYF1 - BUOY KEY, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.119N 80.834W or 53 nautical miles SW of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Water Temperature: 85°F (29.5°C)
Tide: 1.42 ft

Station WWEF1 - WHITE WATER -WEST, FL
September 23, 2017 6:00 am EST
Location: 25.232N 80.938W or 54 nautical miles WSW of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Water Temperature: 85°F (29.5°C)
Tide: 2.02 ft

Station GBIF1 - GUNBOAT ISLAND, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.378N 81.029W or 55 nautical miles WSW of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Water Temperature: 85°F (29.5°C)
Tide: 1.79 ft

Station HREF1 - HARNEY RIVER, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.424N 81.06W or 55 nautical miles WSW of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Water Temperature: 84°F (28.9°C)
Tide: 1.73 ft

Station CWAF1 - CLEAR WATER PASS, FL
September 23, 2017 6:00 am EST
Location: 25.297N 81.013W or 56 nautical miles WSW of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Water Temperature: 84°F (28.7°C)
Tide: 2.06 ft

Station LKWF1 - 8722670 - LAKE WORTH PIER, FL
September 23, 2017 7:30 am EST
Location: 26.613N 80.034W or 57 nautical miles N of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Wind Direction: NE (40°)
Wind Speed: 8 knots
Wind Gust: 10 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.88 in (1011.7 mb)
Air Temperature: 82°F (27.6°C)
Dew Point: 77°F (24.8°C)
Water Temperature: 84°F (28.7°C)

Station JKYF1 - JOHNSON KEY, FL
September 23, 2017 6:00 am EST
Location: 25.053N 80.904W or 58 nautical miles SW of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Water Temperature: 86°F (29.8°C)
Tide: 2.36 ft

Station MUKF1 - MURRAY KEY, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.106N 80.942W or 58 nautical miles SW of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Water Temperature: 85°F (29.5°C)
Tide: 13.08 ft

Station SREF1 - SHARK RIVER, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.352N 81.1W or 59 nautical miles WSW of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Water Temperature: 86°F (29.8°C)
Tide: 0.39 ft

Station LMRF1 - LOSTMANS RIVER, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.556N 81.169W or 60 nautical miles W of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Water Temperature: 85°F (29.6°C)
Tide: 1.46 ft

Station VCAF1 - 8723970 - VACA KEY, FL
September 23, 2017 7:30 am EST
Location: 24.711N 81.107W or 80 nautical miles SW of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Wind Direction: NNE (30°)
Wind Speed: 4 knots
Wind Gust: 5 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.81 in (1009.5 mb)
Air Temperature: 84°F (28.7°C)
Water Temperature: 86°F (30.0°C)

Station SPGF1 - SETTLEMENT POINT, GBI, BAHAMAS
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 26.704N 78.995W or 85 nautical miles NE of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Wind Direction: ENE (60°)
Wind Speed: 9 knots
Wind Gust: 11 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.83 in (1010.2 mb)
Pressure Tendency: +0.03 in (+0.9 mb)
Air Temperature: 83°F (28.4°C)

Station RKXF1 - UPPER HENDERSON CREEK, ROOKERY BAY RESERVE, FL
September 23, 2017 6:45 am EST
Location: 26.05N 81.701W or 91 nautical miles WNW of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Air Temperature: 75°F (24.0°C)
Dew Point: 75°F (23.7°C)

Station NPSF1 - 8725110 - NAPLES, FL
September 23, 2017 7:30 am EST
Location: 26.132N 81.807W or 98 nautical miles WNW of search location of 25.66303N 80.07152W.
Wind Direction: NNE (20°)
Wind Speed: 5 knots
Wind Gust: 8 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.85 in (1010.8 mb)
Water Temperature: 85°F (29.3°C)

Observations : National Data Buoy Center
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Marine Forecast for Big Lou Reef as requested 09:02:59, Sep 23
NWS Forecast for: 5NM ESE Cape Florida FL
Atlantic Ocean

Issued by: National Weather Service Miami - South Florida
Last Update: 8:46 am EDT Sep 23, 2017



Today: NE wind around 11 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft. Dominant period 9 seconds increasing to 12 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop.

Tonight: NE wind 7 to 14 kt. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft. Dominant period 10 to 12 seconds. Intracoastal waters a moderate chop becoming a light chop.

Sunday: Variable winds less than 5 kt becoming NNE 5 to 7 kt in the morning. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 5pm. Seas around 3 ft with occasional seas up to 4 ft. Dominant period 11 to 12 seconds. Intracoastal waters smooth.

Sunday Night: NE wind 5 to 9 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt after midnight. A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Seas 3 to 4 ft with occasional seas up to 5 ft. Dominant period 12 to 13 seconds. Intracoastal waters a light chop becoming smooth.

Monday: NNW wind 5 to 7 kt becoming variable and less than 5 kt in the morning. Mostly sunny. Seas around 4 ft with occasional seas up to 5 ft. Intracoastal waters smooth.

Monday Night: Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 4 ft with occasional seas up to 5 ft. Intracoastal waters smooth.

Tuesday: Variable winds 5 kt or less. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 4 ft with occasional seas up to 5 ft. Intracoastal waters smooth.

Tuesday Night: S wind around 6 kt becoming W after midnight. A slight chance of showers. Seas around 4 ft with occasional seas up to 5 ft. Intracoastal waters smooth.

Wednesday: Variable winds 5 kt or less. A slight chance of showers. Seas around 4 ft with occasional seas up to 5 ft. Intracoastal waters smooth.


Marine Point Forecast: 25.66°N 80.07°W
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Popular artificial reefs near Big Lou Reef


John Maydak Memorial Reef
Depth: 66 ft. (20.12 m)
Distance: 0.16 miles (0.14 nautical)
Location: 25.665067° -80.070283°
Heading: NNE (28°)
Dade County

South Seas
Depth: 73 ft. (22.25 m)
Distance: 0.16 miles (0.14 nautical)
Location: 25.665067° -80.070283°
Heading: NNE (28°)
Dade County

Sherilyn
Depth: 100 ft. (30.48 m)
Distance: 0.36 miles (0.31 nautical)
Location: 25.668167° -80.070383°
Heading: N (11°)
Dade County

Barge
Depth: 100 ft. (30.48 m)
Distance: 0.42 miles (0.37 nautical)
Location: 25.669067° -80.070267°
Heading: N (10°)
Dade County

House Boat
Depth: 95 ft. (28.96 m)
Distance: 0.42 miles (0.37 nautical)
Location: 25.669067° -80.070267°
Heading: N (10°)
Dade County

Miracles Express
Depth: 55 ft. (16.76 m)
Distance: 0.48 miles (0.42 nautical)
Location: 25.6699° -80.072633°
Heading: N (352°)
Dade County

Lakeland
Depth: 135 ft. (41.15 m)
Distance: 0.82 miles (0.71 nautical)
Location: 25.667783° -80.0835°
Heading: WNW (295°)
Dade County

Arida
Depth: 88 ft. (26.82 m)
Distance: 1.21 miles (1.05 nautical)
Location: 25.680517° -80.070817°
Heading: N (2°)
Dade County

Mystic Isle
Depth: 185 ft. (56.39 m)
Distance: 1.74 miles (1.51 nautical)
Location: 25.687933° -80.067467°
Heading: N (8°)
Dade County

Miss Lucy
Depth: 224 ft. (68.28 m)
Distance: 1.81 miles (1.57 nautical)
Location: 25.688883° -80.076217°
Heading: N (351°)
Dade County

 

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FISHING TIMES

(Longitude W80° 4', Latitude N25° 39')
Saturday, September 23, 2017 Universal Time - 4h
Sun
Begin civil twilight06:46
Sunrise07:09
Sun Overhead13:12
Sunset19:15
End civil twilight19:38
Moon
Moonrise10:10
Moon Overhead16:00
Moonset21:47
Closest Primary Moon Phase: New Moon on September 20, 2017 at 01:30
Phase of the Moon on September 23, 2017: Waxing Crescent with 12% of the Moon's visible disk illuminated.

Sun & Moon Data : U.S. Naval Observatory

Tide Predictions near Big Lou Reef


Coral Shoal Biscayne Channel Florida
Distance: 5.36 miles (4.66 nautical)
Location: 25.6517° -80.1567° W (262°)

Fowey Rocks Florida
Distance: 5.79 miles (5.03 nautical)
Location: 25.5833° -80.1° SSW (198°)

Key Biscayne Yacht Club Biscayne Bay Florida
Distance: 6.60 miles (5.73 nautical)
Location: 25.6983° -80.17° WNW (294°)

Virginia Key Bear Cut Biscayne Bay Florida
Distance: 7.35 miles (6.38 nautical)
Location: 25.7317° -80.1617° NW (313°)

Government Cut Miami Harbor Entrance Florida
Distance: 7.83 miles (6.80 nautical)
Location: 25.7633° -80.13° NNW (335°)

Soldier Key Florida
Distance: 8.09 miles (7.03 nautical)
Location: 25.5833° -80.1667° SW (228°)

Miami Beach (city pier) Florida
Distance: 8.18 miles (7.10 nautical)
Location: 25.7683° -80.1317° NNW (335°)

Miami Harbor Entrance Florida
Distance: 8.18 miles (7.10 nautical)
Location: 25.7683° -80.1317° NNW (335°)

Miami Causeway (east end) Florida
Distance: 8.78 miles (7.63 nautical)
Location: 25.7733° -80.1417° NNW (333°)

Dodge Island Fishermans Channel Biscayne Bay Florida
Distance: 9.53 miles (8.28 nautical)
Location: 25.77° -80.1683° NW (324°)

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