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Catch of the Week - Week of August 27th

Posted at 10:27 AM, Aug 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-27 10:27:24-04

Cape Coral, Fla. - It is that time of the week again! Time to show off all of your amazing catches from around Southwest Florida.

What a catch from Matthew Dubas. He caught this gorgeous Snook off the Lighthouse Pier on Sanibel Island.

Catch of the Week - Matthew Dubas
Catch of the Week - Matthew Dubas

Next up is Bruce Paulhamus who caught this Stingray on the Caloosahatchee River just under the I-75 bridge.

Catch of the Week - Bruce Paulhamas
Catch of the Week - Bruce Paulhamas

Keep sending in your pictures!!! We love to see all of your catches no matter how big or small. We will show these every Friday on Fox 4 Morning News and share them on-line as well. All you have to do is send us your "Catch of the Week" photos via e-mail weather@fox4now.com or through social media.

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If you are heading out on the water today the forecast looks good. The winds will be east near 15 knots. The seas 2-4 feet with a moderate chop expected on the inland waters. The latest readings have the water temperature in the Gulf of Mexico in the upper 80s. Keep an eye to the sky in the afternoon as we will see a 50% chance of afternoon showers and storms in the afternoon.
You can get a full forecast by clicking here.

Marine Forecast
Boating forecast looks good Friday afternoon

Our wave heights will increase over the weekend as Tropical Storm Ida, forecast to become a hurricane in the Gulf, moves northwest toward Louisiana. Wave heights will increase over night Friday 3-5 feet before maxing out between 4-6 feet on Saturday. It will take a day or two to return to normal but we should see our seas back near 2 feet by Monday or Tuesday.

Wave Heights Next 5 Days
Wave Heights Next 5 Days

FOX 4 MORNING METEOROLOGIST TRENT ARIC
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