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post #9 of Old 11-25-2012
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Re: Sailing Hawk Channel at night?

Originally Posted by capta View Post
If you were to go outside, there is a counter current that runs close to the reef and you can stay in 50 to 100 feet of water so you can pretty much run it on your sounder.
Anyone who would attempt to run outside the reef along the Upper Keys, at night, staying in depths between 50 and 100 feet, is a FAR braver man than I... (grin)

The hell with attempting to find any counter-current, I've never noticed it to be very significant, anyway... As soon as I see anything less than 150 feet or so on the sounder, I tend to fade a bit more to the left...

And, that would be in daylight...


...The depth of the water 100 yards east of where Jeu des Eaux came to grief is 120 feet.

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Last edited by JonEisberg; 11-25-2012 at 05:23 PM.
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