A day off in the flats

Well, today was a day off the work boat and mostly off the computer.  The weather is still rough, but a few of us went exploring the flats between the Biminis, which is generally protected from the wind.  We did not see any young sharks, but we did see two large southern stingrays and lots of sponges, sea stars and conch.  There is still a strong smoky hazy from the wildfires in Florida, but aside from that, it was a nice day.  The dolphin trip is still scheduled for tomorrow, but the forecast has not gotten any kinder.    Until next time,  Kel