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Joes Tug Reef
Monroe County, Florida

Latitude

Longitude

24.46417° -81.73783°
24° 27' 51" N 81° 44' 16" W
24° 27.85 N 81° 44.26 W

Depth: 65' Relief: 25'
Date Reef Deployed: 1/21/89
Reef Materials: Ship Steel Tugboat 90'
Reef Description: 90 Foot Long Tugboat
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Observations from ships and stations within 100 nautical miles of Joes Tug Reef Latitude: 24.46417 Longitude: -81.73783

NDBC - Station Observations near 24.46417N 81.73783W


Station KYWF1 - 8724580 - KEY WEST, FL
September 23, 2017 7:30 am EST
Location: 24.556N 81.808W or 7 nautical miles NW of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
Wind Direction: NE (40°)
Wind Speed: 5 knots
Wind Gust: 7 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.82 in (1009.9 mb)
Air Temperature: 84°F (28.9°C)
Water Temperature: 87°F (30.7°C)

Station SANF1 - SAND KEY, FL
September 23, 2017 6:50 am EST
Location: 24.456N 81.877W or 8 nautical miles W of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.84 in (1010.6 mb)
Pressure Tendency: +0.03 in (+0.9 mb)
Air Temperature: 82°F (27.8°C)
Dew Point: 73°F (22.5°C)

SHIP
September 23, 2017 11:00 UTC
Location: 24.3N 82.3W or 32 nautical miles WSW of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
Wind Direction: E (100°)
Wind Speed: 4 knots
Significant Wave Height: 2 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 3.0 sec
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.88 in (1012.0 mb)
Air Temperature: 81°F (27.2°C)
Visibility: 11 nmi

Station VCAF1 - 8723970 - VACA KEY, FL
September 23, 2017 7:30 am EST
Location: 24.711N 81.107W or 37 nautical miles ENE of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
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 JKYF1 - JOHNSON KEY, FL
September 23, 2017 6:00 am EST
Location: 25.053N 80.904W or 58 nautical miles NE of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
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 NE of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
Water Temperature: 85°F (29.5°C)
Tide: 13.08 ft

Station PLSF1 - PULASKI SHOALS LIGHT, FL
September 23, 2017 6:00 am CST
Location: 24.693N 82.773W or 58 nautical miles WNW of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
Wind Direction: ESE (120°)
Wind Speed: 4 knots
Wind Gust: 5 knots
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.83 in (1010.3 mb)
Pressure Tendency: +0.02 in (+0.8 mb)
Air Temperature: 84°F (29.1°C)

Station BKYF1 - BUOY KEY, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.119N 80.834W or 63 nautical miles NE of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
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 63 nautical miles NE of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
Water Temperature: 85°F (29.5°C)
Tide: 2.02 ft

Station CWAF1 - CLEAR WATER PASS, FL
September 23, 2017 6:00 am EST
Location: 25.297N 81.013W or 64 nautical miles NE of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
Water Temperature: 84°F (28.7°C)
Tide: 2.06 ft

Station SREF1 - SHARK RIVER, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.352N 81.1W or 64 nautical miles NNE of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
Water Temperature: 86°F (29.8°C)
Tide: 0.39 ft

Station GBTF1 - GARFIELD BIGHT, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.167N 80.801W or 66 nautical miles NE of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
Water Temperature: 84°F (29.1°C)
Tide: 1.86 ft

Station BOBF1 - BOB ALLEN, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.027N 80.681W or 67 nautical miles ENE of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
Water Temperature: 83°F (28.3°C)
Tide: 1.41 ft

Station GBIF1 - GUNBOAT ISLAND, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.378N 81.029W or 67 nautical miles NE of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
Water Temperature: 85°F (29.5°C)
Tide: 1.79 ft

Station LRIF1 - LANE RIVER, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.284N 80.894W or 67 nautical miles NE of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
Water Temperature: 85°F (29.4°C)
Tide: 1.96 ft

Station HREF1 - HARNEY RIVER, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.424N 81.06W or 68 nautical miles NNE of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
Water Temperature: 84°F (28.9°C)
Tide: 1.73 ft

Station NRRF1 - NORTH RIVER, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.338N 80.911W or 69 nautical miles NE of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
Water Temperature: 84°F (29.1°C)
Tide: 1.96 ft

Station TPEF1 - TARPON BAY EAST, FL
September 23, 2017 6:00 am EST
Location: 25.41N 80.964W or 71 nautical miles NE of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
Water Temperature: 85°F (29.2°C)
Tide: 2.37 ft

Station CANF1 - CANE PATCH, FL
September 23, 2017 6:00 am EST
Location: 25.422N 80.942W or 72 nautical miles NE of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
Water Temperature: 86°F (30.1°C)
Tide: 2.86 ft

Station LMRF1 - LOSTMANS RIVER, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.556N 81.169W or 72 nautical miles NNE of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
Water Temperature: 85°F (29.6°C)
Tide: 1.46 ft

Station BDVF1 - BROAD RIVER, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.478N 80.989W or 73 nautical miles NNE of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
Water Temperature: 85°F (29.6°C)
Tide: 2.46 ft

Station LMDF1 - LITTLE MADEIRA, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.176N 80.633W or 74 nautical miles NE of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
Water Temperature: 87°F (30.7°C)
Tide: 1.54 ft

Station TRRF1 - TAYLOR RIVER, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.217N 80.65W or 74 nautical miles NE of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
Water Temperature: 83°F (28.5°C)
Tide: 2.11 ft

SHIP
September 23, 2017 12:00 UTC
Location: 24.3N 83.1W or 75 nautical miles W of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
Wind Direction: E (80°)
Wind Speed: 5 knots
Significant Wave Height: 2 ft
Dominant Wave Period: 2.0 sec
Atmospheric Pressure: 29.80 in (1009.0 mb)
Air Temperature: 79°F (26.0°C)
Dew Point: 76°F (24.6°C)
Water Temperature: 81°F (27.0°C)
Visibility: 27 nmi

Station BNKF1 - BUTTERNUT KEY, FL
September 23, 2017 7:00 am EST
Location: 25.087N 80.519W or 76 nautical miles ENE of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
Water Temperature: 84°F (28.8°C)

Station DKKF1 - DUCK KEY, FL
September 23, 2017 6:00 am EST
Location: 25.18N 80.49W or 80 nautical miles ENE of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
Water Temperature: 85°F (29.2°C)
Tide: 1.61 ft

Station BWSF1 - BLACKWATER SOUND, FL
September 23, 2017 6:00 am EST
Location: 25.178N 80.438W or 83 nautical miles ENE of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
Water Temperature: 86°F (30.1°C)
Tide: 4.14 ft

Station LBSF1 - LITTLE BLACKWATER, FL
September 23, 2017 6:00 am EST
Location: 25.214N 80.432W or 84 nautical miles ENE of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
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 84 nautical miles NE of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
Water Temperature: 84°F (29.1°C)

Station HCEF1 - HIGHWAY CREEK, FL
September 23, 2017 6:00 am EST
Location: 25.254N 80.444W or 85 nautical miles NE of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
Water Temperature: 82°F (28.0°C)
Tide: 3.70 ft

Station RKXF1 - UPPER HENDERSON CREEK, ROOKERY BAY RESERVE, FL
September 23, 2017 6:45 am EST
Location: 26.05N 81.701W or 95 nautical miles N of search location of 24.46417N 81.73783W.
Air Temperature: 75°F (24.0°C)
Dew Point: 75°F (23.7°C)

Observations : National Data Buoy Center
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Marine Forecast for Joes Tug Reef as requested 08:54:32, Sep 23
NWS Forecast for: 6NM SSE Key West FL
Gulf of Mexico

Issued by: National Weather Service Key West, FL
Last Update: 6:17 am EDT Sep 23, 2017



Today: Variable winds 5 kt or less. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 2 ft.

Tonight: NE wind 5 to 10 kt becoming E after midnight. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 1 ft.

Sunday: Variable winds 5 kt or less. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas around 1 ft.

Sunday Night: Variable winds 5 kt or less. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.

Monday: Variable winds 5 kt or less. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.

Monday Night: Variable winds 5 kt or less. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.

Tuesday: Variable winds 5 kt or less. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.

Tuesday Night: Variable winds 5 kt or less. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.

Wednesday: Variable winds 5 kt or less. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Seas 1 ft or less.


Marine Point Forecast: 24.46°N 81.73°W
Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

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Popular artificial reefs near Joes Tug Reef


Cayman Salvage Master
Depth: 92 ft. (28.04 m)
Distance: 1.94 miles (1.68 nautical)
Location: 24.4535° -81.766333°
Heading: WSW (244°)
Monroe County

Key West Tournament Reef Lola
Depth: 184 ft. (56.08 m)
Distance: 2.19 miles (1.90 nautical)
Location: 24.454167° -81.770833°
Heading: WSW (248°)
Monroe County

Key West Tournament Reef Lsmr
Depth: 180 ft. (54.86 m)
Distance: 2.19 miles (1.90 nautical)
Location: 24.454167° -81.770833°
Heading: WSW (248°)
Monroe County

USS Curb
Depth: 185 ft. (56.39 m)
Distance: 2.71 miles (2.35 nautical)
Location: 24.436867° -81.768783°
Heading: SW (221°)
Monroe County

Key West Tournament Reef
Depth: 205 ft. (62.48 m)
Distance: 2.86 miles (2.48 nautical)
Location: 24.427883° -81.759733°
Heading: SSW (205°)
Monroe County

Stargazer Reef
Depth: 13 ft. (3.96 m)
Distance: 8.13 miles (7.06 nautical)
Location: 24.455° -81.866667°
Heading: W (263°)
Monroe County

USS Kendrick Dd612
Depth: 320 ft. (97.54 m)
Distance: 8.61 miles (7.47 nautical)
Location: 24.460133° -81.601067°
Heading: E (95°)
Monroe County

USS Saufley Dd465
Depth: 420 ft. (128.02 m)
Distance: 9.80 miles (8.51 nautical)
Location: 24.449033° -81.5829°
Heading: E (100°)
Monroe County

Uss Fred T Berry Dd858
Depth: 350 ft. (106.68 m)
Distance: 11.59 miles (10.06 nautical)
Location: 24.459° -81.5537°
Heading: E (95°)
Monroe County

Wilkes Barre Bow Section
Depth: 250 ft. (76.20 m)
Distance: 11.69 miles (10.15 nautical)
Location: 24.4849° -81.553367°
Heading: E (85°)
Monroe County

 

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FISHING TIMES

(Longitude W81° 44', Latitude N24° 27')
Saturday, September 23, 2017 Universal Time - 4h
Sun
Begin civil twilight06:53
Sunrise07:16
Sun Overhead13:19
Sunset19:22
End civil twilight19:45
Moon
Moonrise10:15
Moon Overhead16:07
Moonset21:55
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 Joes Tug Reef


Key West south side White Street Pier Florida
Distance: 6.27 miles (5.45 nautical)
Location: 24.545° -81.7833° NNW (335°)

Boca Chica Key Southwest end Florida
Distance: 7.02 miles (6.10 nautical)
Location: 24.5633° -81.7133° NNE (12°)

Cow Key Channel Florida
Distance: 7.35 miles (6.38 nautical)
Location: 24.57° -81.75° N (354°)

Key West Florida
Distance: 7.59 miles (6.59 nautical)
Location: 24.5533° -81.8083° NW (326°)

Boca Chica Channel Bridge Florida
Distance: 7.86 miles (6.82 nautical)
Location: 24.5767° -81.72° N (8°)

Boca Chica Marina Florida
Distance: 7.88 miles (6.84 nautical)
Location: 24.575° -81.7083° NNE (13°)

Key Haven - Stock Island Channel Florida
Distance: 8.00 miles (6.95 nautical)
Location: 24.58° -81.7383° N (360°)

Sigsbee Park Garrison Bight Channel Florida
Distance: 8.67 miles (7.53 nautical)
Location: 24.585° -81.775° NNW (345°)

Sand Key Lighthouse Sand Key Channel Florida
Distance: 8.77 miles (7.61 nautical)
Location: 24.4533° -81.8767° W (262°)

Fleming Key north end Florida
Distance: 9.52 miles (8.26 nautical)
Location: 24.5917° -81.795° NNW (339°)

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