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When the Labrador Current meets the Gulf Stream, the confluence creates the Grand Banks

The Gulf Stream is warm current beginning on the Gulf of Mexico side of the tip of the Florida peninsula. It flows along the Atlantic coast line north until it meets the Labrador coast of Canada and the cool Labrador Current, thence the Gulf Stream flows east until it runs northwest along the British isles. 152 more words

Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway

Open Oceans and Weather To Go

You either like the open ocean or you don’t. I’m in love with it. Writing this as we cross Little Bahama Bank for Great Sale Cay (p. 941 more words

May 2 - Islands In The Stream

Today’s Factismal: The Gulf Stream was “discovered” 231 years ago today.

What constitutes being “discovered”? Is is when someone, somewhere, first thinks of something? Or is it when the first bits of evidence that it might actually exist are found? 548 more words


A Mind of Fishing

It’s a daily journey for me that starts with one thought  “where are the fish today”.  It leads me places I only dreamed of and fills me up with knowledge of things I had no idea existed.   998 more words


The Gulf Stream and the Next Ice Age

The Gulf Stream and the Next Ice Age

Nikolaus Koutsikas (2008)

Film Review

This documentary examines the climatic effects of the Gulf Stream, which was first charted and named by Benjamin Franklin in 1762. 363 more words


Crossing the Gulf Stream

Well the good news is…WE ARE IN THE BAHAMAS! The bad news is…wait, there is no bad news! We are in The Bahamas and nothing broke. 1,233 more words

Sailing With Dogs

Winters Mild, Wild

Twin Cities ephemera: Winter is over, even here near the center of North America. It wasn’t much of a winter, nothing much to report. (Meteorologists now tend to refer to the December-February period as winter: the coldest stretch of months.) 1,007 more words