Favorable Forecast and Some Fish Still Around

Favorable Forecast and Some Fish Still Around

By Scott Lenox

Scott Lenox

Scott is the owner of Fish in OC and host of Ocean City’s fishing television show Hooked on OC. He has worked in the fishing industry and fished the waters in and around Ocean City for over 25 years.

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Photo by Hunter Johnson Sunset Marina

It looks like we will finally have a weekend where some of the fleet will be able to get out and do some fishing.  Friday doesn’t look great, but does look fishable, Saturday and Sunday look doable, and Monday looks nice.  Several boats are still in the water and available to get out there and get another trip in before the offshore fish leave the building.  There are still some fish around as well.

There are not many boats fishing these days but the Marli with Captain Mark Hoos and mate Mark Stephens took a trip today and had some luck.  They didn’t crush the tuna like they did last week, but they did find a nice yellowfin and 45 mahi to make for a nice day.

The forecast this weekend is one of those that could go either way.  10-20 is tricky because if it’s on the 10 side it’s nice, but if it’s toward the 20 side it  could be sporty.  Check out the buoy reports through the below link and get an updated look at sea conditions before you make the call.

fishinoc.com/weather-sea-temps

Or just book a 50 footer and you’re fishing either way.

Here’s the current forecast through the weekend.

TONIGHT
N WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.

THU
N TO NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT…BECOMING 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING
TO 4 TO 5 FT.

THU NIGHT
E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT…BECOMING VARIABLE. SEAS
3 TO 4 FT.

FRI
SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT…INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5
FT.

FRI NIGHT
W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT.

SAT
WINDS VEERING TO N TO NE 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SAT NIGHT
E TO NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT…DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

SUN
NE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT…DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO
6 FT.

SUN NIGHT
NE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT…DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 10 KT.
SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.

MON
E TO NE WINDS LESS THAN 10 KT…BECOMING S TO SW. SEAS 2 TO
3 FT.

MON NIGHT
S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT…BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

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