The sun rose through a heavy veil of haze over an increasingly warm Atlantic, as another hot and humid day begins.
Sunrise today, at the edge of the Atlantic, where temperatures were a good ten degrees cooler than inland courtesy of nature’s air conditioning: a brisk southeast wind.
What a difference a day makes. Dawn arrived today over a markedly warmer ocean, as the winds shifted to the southwest.
While yesterday’s water temperatures had plunged into the low sixties, by this morning they had rebounded into the mid seventies.
With the warmer water, the wash is teeming with salp, a tiny clear jelly-like creature that feeds on plankton. Fertilizer infused rain water runoff is causing algae blooms and increasing the population of the microscopic creatures that feed on them. Sadly, that’s justifiable to those who treasure their perfect lawns.
Yet another high humidity day begins with a cloud cover-delayed sunrise. Drink in these warm days that we will yearn for come February.
A peekaboo sunrise greeted us this morning as high humidity and offshore clouds worked together to paint an endless summer type of image on the dawn sky.
Shedding a shroud of dense clouds this morning, the sunrise burned a red sphere into the backdrop of the horizon as the weekend finally arrives. TGIF
On this last day of July, sunrise arrived unfiltered by clouds; pure and clear. Dawn temperatures were in the upper fifties, but the water temperature remained in the seventies with the water at the ocean edge awash with salp.