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The Straits of Florida, Florida Straits, or Florida Strait is a strait located south-southeast of the North American mainland, generally accepted to be between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, and between the Florida Keys and Cuba.It is 150 km wide at the narrowest point between Key West and the Cuban shore, and has been sounded to a depth of 6,000 feet.The strait carries the Florida Current, the beginning of the Gulf Stream, from the Gulf of Mexico. ---Image-Copyright-and-Permission--- About the author(s): No machine-readable author provided. Foobaz assumed (based on copyright claims). License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 (CC-BY-SA-3.0) Author(s): Foobaz (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Foobaz) ---Image-Copyright-and-Permission--- This channel is dedic...
Nearing the end of our cruise of the western Caribbean, the sunset summed it up quite well.
Research cruise throughout the Florida Straits on the R/V Walton Smith in cooperation with RSMAS University of Miami and OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center. Target study: plankton/larval fish christophermuina.wix.com/exploration-science
What a sunset! Nothin' but sun and sea!
An American man has set off from Havana in a bid to become the first person to cross the Florida Straits in a day - standing on a paddle board. A number of swimmers have previously attempted to cross the straits but have failed. Ben Friberg, 35, from Tennessee, faces strong currents, potentially choppy water and sharks on his journey.
Meteorologist Joe Cioffi updates Hurricane Irma. Irma has begun to move toward the north northwest away from the north coast of Cuba and toward the Florda Keys. Satellite loops show a very tight eye developing. Winds in the Florida Keys are gusting to hurricane force.
Key West, Florida - June 13, 2013 1. Wide of long distance swimmer Chloe McCardel leaving the cabin of a boat 2. Tilt-up Chloe McCardel. UPSOUND (English): "It was two and a half hours of the worst pain, continuously, every second, of my whole entire life...It's like fireballs in every fibre." 3. SOUNDBITE (English) Chloe McCardel, long-distance swimmer: "I had one coming out of my mouth. I was pulling it, this tentacle out of my mouth. But, I don't remember this moment - my kayaker told me that I was doing this, cause I have no recollection. I'm not coming back. That's it." Q: So, you're not going to make another attempt? "No, no." 4. Mid of McCardel showing where jellyfish stung her 5. SOUNDBITE (English) Chloe McCardel, long-distance swimmer: "Just more started hitting me. So,...
Florida Straits Band live 10-07-07 performing Rocketmans hit "It Beats 40 Below" at the 1st Annual Boot Key Bivouac, Marathon, FL. Rocketman vocals, Tommy tunes guitar/vocals, Mark Davis bass/keyboards, Christian Davis guitar, Eric "the Fish" Fishman percussions
Disturbed weather in the Bahamas to the Florida Straits persists and satellite loops show a low level circulaton has formed. Winds of 30 to 35 mph being reported. A tropical depression could form in the Florida Straits or Southeast Gulf of Mexico next 2 days.
Natural Sound An exhausted long-distance swimmer has given up her crossing of the Florida Straits after reaching U-S territorial waters. Battered by a stormy night inside a shark cage, dehydrated and disoriented, Australian swimmer Susie Maroney was within ten miles of her destination when pulled on board an escort boat. Just miles from the Florida Keys late Sunday, Susie Maroney looked set to become the first person to swim the 110 miles (177 kilometres) from Havana without assistance. But eight-foot high seas and a night of being pummelled inside her shark cage had taken their toll. Dehydration and disorientation set in. Maroney is reported to have been hallucinating, thinking people were giving her different times to stop. She'd been vomiting, and her support te...
Meteorologist Joe Cioffi updates Hurricane Irma. The central pressure is falling rapidly as Irma moves northwestward into the Florida Straits and headed for the Florida Keys. Gales already occuring in much of South Florida. Coastal gusts reaching 60 to 70 mph across the keys.