Diving Weather Report

Photo of Molasses Reef Tower in the Florida Keys, Key Largo

Welcome to the Rainbow Reef Weather and Reef report page. Here you will find real time weather conditions from the NOAA tower at molasses reef, the up to the minute National Weather Service Maine forcast and also live reef reports right from our dive vessels, complete with wind, waves, visibility, currents and even pictures right from the reef!

Molasses Reef Tower Current Conditions

Last Updated: Sun Nov 19, 2017 @ 10:00

Air:
73.6°F

Water:
79.9°F

Wind Direction:
North

Wind in Degrees:
10°

Sunrise:
06:44

Sunset:
17:29

Wind Speed:
12.05kts

Pressure:
1016.1

Reef Reports

Below is a listing of reef reports that our captains fill out while on-site at the various reefs, wrecks and walls we dive. This is by far the most accurate reef report in the Florida Keys, and some even include pictures for visual indication of the conditions. We use all of this information every day to help plan the best dive trips for you.

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  • Tropical Explorer: Molasses Reef Sun Nov 19th 2017 09:55 AM

    N
    10kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    40
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain Chris M:
    Lions and tigers and ...oh turtles!!

  • Tropical Legend: Molasses Reef Sun Nov 19th 2017 09:38 AM

    N
    8kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    50
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain Jim:
    We saw a manatee and calf On Molasses last night. Also a HUGE loggerhead. Today we are seeing turtles 🐢 and Fletch is teaching an AOW class.

    • Sun Nov 19th 2017 Tropical Legend: Molasses Reef reef report photo 1
  • Tropical Voyager: Molasses Reef Sun Nov 19th 2017 09:39 AM

    N
    12kts

    Wind Conditions

    2 feet

    Wave Height

    30
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain Bronwyn:
    Snorkelers spotted turtles and sharks!

    • Sun Nov 19th 2017 Tropical Voyager: Molasses Reef reef report photo 1
  • Tropical Adventure: Benwood Wreck Sun Nov 19th 2017 09:37 AM

    N
    12kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    30
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain Gavin:
    A view from the office...

    • Sun Nov 19th 2017 Tropical Adventure: Benwood Wreck reef report photo 1
  • Tropical Odyssey: Winch Hole Sat Nov 18th 2017 06:32 PM

    NE
    3kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    50
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain Jim:
    We saw at least 12 turtles 🐢 and 2 sharks during the Advanced Open Water Night dive,,,

    • Sat Nov 18th 2017 Tropical Odyssey: Winch Hole reef report photo 1
  • Tropical Legend: Permit Ledges Sat Nov 18th 2017 03:44 PM

    E
    7kts

    Wind Conditions

    1 foot

    Wave Height

    50
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain Bronwyn:
    Such a beautiful day out! Divers spotting all sorts of critters!

    • Sat Nov 18th 2017 Tropical Legend: Permit Ledges reef report photo 1
  • Tropical Explorer: Spiegel Grove Sat Nov 18th 2017 02:43 PM

    E
    11kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    35
    feet

    Visibility

    SW
    Moderate

    Current

    From Captain C.C.:
    Some current but nice enough to dive twice

    • Sat Nov 18th 2017 Tropical Explorer: Spiegel Grove reef report photo 1
  • Tropical Legend: Winch Hole Sat Nov 18th 2017 02:27 PM

    E
    7kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    50
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain Bronwyn:
    Snorkelers spotted a reef shark and string ray!

    • Sat Nov 18th 2017 Tropical Legend: Winch Hole reef report photo 1
  • Tropical Adventure: Eagle Ray Alley Sat Nov 18th 2017 02:21 PM

    E
    10kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    50
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain Jim:
    Snorkeling and scuba diving with turtles 🐢

    • Sat Nov 18th 2017 Tropical Adventure: Eagle Ray Alley reef report photo 1
  • Tropical Explorer: Drift Molasses Sat Nov 18th 2017 10:53 AM

    E
    13kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    50
    feet

    Visibility

    SW
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain C.C.:
    Drifting the day away

  • Tropical Explorer: Eagle Ray Alley Sat Nov 18th 2017 10:48 AM

    E
    15kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    50
    feet

    Visibility

    SW
    Slight

    Current

    From Captain C.C.:
    Little choppy but great diving conditions

  • Tropical Odyssey: Spiegel Grove Sat Nov 18th 2017 10:41 AM

    NE
    10kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    60
    feet

    Visibility

    SW
    Moderate

    Current

    From Captain Adrian:
    Hammerhead 😁

    • Sat Nov 18th 2017 Tropical Odyssey: Spiegel Grove reef report photo 1
  • Tropical Adventure: Spiegel Grove Sat Nov 18th 2017 09:25 AM

    NE
    12kts

    Wind Conditions

    1-2 feet

    Wave Height

    70
    feet

    Visibility

    None

    Current

    From Captain Jim:
    Top Dog. AOW classes going on today.

    • Sat Nov 18th 2017 Tropical Adventure: Spiegel Grove reef report photo 1

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