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Forecasts for NOAA Marine Sanctuaries

This page contains links to National Weather Service weather forecasts for the 14 NOAA Marine Sanctuaries. These forecasts are not tailored to these areas, however, and this is not a complete listing of all available weather products. For a complete description of all NWS marine forecast and warning products and services, please visit the NWS Marine Weather Services webpage.

Many free-floating organisms, like the moon jellyfish (Aurelia aurita), are washed into the reefs and shallows of the Sanctuary. On deeper dives along the reef, a variety of pelagic species can also be seen.(photo: Florida Keys NMS) American Samoa Synopsis/Forecast
As well as providing a wonderful setting for research and recreation, the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary is a wonderful classroom. Los Marineros is a marine education program for image for more... (photo: Channel Islands NMS) Channel Islands Synopsis/Forecast
On board the McArthur, in the oceanographic lab, visitors are provided with a close-up view of specimens of the Cordell Bank collected during the recent cruise. (photo: Karina Racz) Cordell Bank Synopsis/Forecast
There are an estimated 95,000 hectares of mangroves in Monroe County. Many of them are mangrove islands in Florida Bay and the Keys click image for more... (photo: Florida Keys NMS) Florida Keys Synopsis/Forecast
With hopes high for the next days mission, the DeepWorker 2000's are strapped to the deck to keep them secure during the night. (Photo: Emma Hickerson- FGBNMS) Flower Garden Banks Synopsis/Forecast
The Gray's Reef Sea Turtle Satellite Tagging Project utilizes satellite transmitter tags to monitor adult and juvenile loggerhead sea click image for more... (photo: Karen Angle) Gray's Reef Synopsis/Forecast(0-20nm)
The Monitor National Marine Sanctuary is working to preserve an amazing collection of World War II Ships lost during the Battle of the Atlantic Monitor Synopsis/Forecast
Schools of rockfish congregate in forests of nearshore kelp. (photo: Tony Chess) Gulf of the Farallones Synopsis/Forecast
Whale mother and calf Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale Synopsis/Forecast
Large, dominant male Elephant seals establish harem areas where they willmate with several females during a season. (photo: Kip Evans) Monterey Bay Synopsis/Forecast
Wilkes prepares to dive assistance from dive technicians Annette Hoffmann and Ed Bowlby. (photo: Bob Steelquist) Olympic Coast Synopsis/Forecast
The Makapuu Point Lighthouse, located at the edge of the Oahu Sanctuary boundary, is a popular hiking spot and whale watching station. click image for more... (photo: Kellie Araki) Papahānaumokuākea Monument Synopsis/Forecast
A stalked tunicate (Boltenia ovifera) looks like a flower but is actually an animal in the Phylum Chordata which makes it a primitive relative of vertebrates. This filter feeders pulls water through its body (tunic) with inhalant and exhalent siphons. (photo: Bob Michelson) Stellwagen Bank Synopsis/Forecast
Giant ocean sunfish (Mola mola) often reach eight feet in length. These odd-looking fish swim lazily through the water, feeding primarily on jelly fish. (photo: Steve Fisher) Thunder Bay Forecast