Reports from the beaches today were negative, and there were no boat reports — but better conditions are ahead.
The marine forecast for Wednesday is 10-15 knots northwest with gusts to 20 and seas down to 4-6 feet before a switch to west at 5-10 in the afternoon as seas drop to 3-5 feet. It goes to south on Thursday, but at only 10-15 knots until increasing to 15-20 in the afternoon.
The Golden Eagle from Belmar had to cancel their tuna trip due to the weather, but has added an 18-hour tuna sailing on Tuesday, Oct. 20 at 11 p.m. Miss Belmar Princess will make their daily bluefish trip tomorrow.
The Jamaica from Brielle has three spots open at the last minute for the 7 p.m. offshore tuna trip with a $335 fare. Call 732 528-5014. There is also space on Sunday’s 10 p.m. sailing.
Though the surf was rough and dirty today, it may be fishable tomorrow in the calming west wind.