Boot Key
Boot Key
A Boaters Cruising Guide to Marathon and the Florida Keys ...
Don't be the crew on the SS Minnow - whose crew was "brave and tough". It's much smarter to check the weather in advance and plan accordingly. Here you can check the day to day weather before going out, or longer term forecasts and severe weather such as Hurricanes and Tropical Storms.
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Hurricane George hit the Keys 1998.

LOOPERS Gulf Crossing Wx: When heading between SW FL (Tarpon Spgs or Clearwater) and FL Panhandle (Panama City - Carrabelle). Check these three websites and ensure that they agree for a good weather window for crossing. Courtesy of Eddie Johnson at Eddie's Weather Wag - email ENSURE that all sites agree with each other.,-86.2,6,1 

ALSO see Marv's Weather Service
     (Suspended indefinitely as of 4/22 due to health reasons)

Christmas Boat Parade

Marathon City Marina

Cruising- Waypoints, Anchorages, Marinas

Diving & Snorkeling

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Marine Stings & Bites

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Personal Cruising Logs - Pictorial

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