Having survived the deep freeze, there’s nowhere to go but up. The west winds up to 40 knots will be diminishing after midnight and dropping to 10-15 knots northwest with gusts to 20 in the morning — before dropping to 5-10 knots in the afternoon.
The Saturday forecast continues to look good at west 5-10 knots in the morning, though it will increase to southwest at 10-15 knots in the afternoon with gusts to 20. Air temperatures will be improving, and by Sunday morning the wind should be down to southwest at 5-10 knots — which carries into Monday.
The Jamaica is set for another calm Saturday 1 a.m. offshore wreck trip where limits of big porgies are routine. The fare is $140, and reservations at 732 528-5014 are required.
Those staying ashore Saturday can attend the Canyon Runner Seminar at Atlantic City if any tickets are still available as there probably won’t be any at the door. Call Adam La Rosa at 732 842-6825.
Speaking of Atlantic City, the Atlantic City Boat Show will be moving into the Convention Center from Feb. 27-March 3.
The Sal Water Anglers of Bergen County have scheduled their Fishing Flea Market for Sunday, Feb. 7 in the VFW, 513 Veterans Place, Hasbrouck Heights. The 9 a.m to 3 p.m. event has an entry fee of $5, with kids 12 and under admitted free. Call Craig Zincavage at 973 234-9618 for info.