Mangroves

The Interaction of Mangroves, Coral Reefs, Salt Ponds and Beaches

Ecological environments everywhere depend upon one another for their survival. This is elegantly and plainly illustrated in the mangrove habitats of St. John as they quietly preside over the orderly transition of life between land and sea…. read more

Read a National Geographic article on the importance of mangrove forests

St. John Weather

Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming variably cloudy. Scattered showers. Highs around 83. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

HIGH SURF ADVISORY

A HIGH SURF ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM AST SATURDAY.

* WAVES AND SURF: NORTH-NORTHWEST TO NORTH SWELLS OF 8 TO 10 FEET WITH PERIOD OF 12 TO 14 SECONDS WILL PRODUCE BREAKING WAVES OF BETWEEN 12 TO 16 FEET.

* TIMING: FROM TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS: LARGE BREAKING WAVES WILL CAUSE DANGEROUS CONDITIONS IN THE SURF ZONE AND STRONG RIP CURRENTS. WAVE ACTION SURGING UPON THE COASTLINE AND HIGHER THAN NORMAL WATER LEVELS MAY POSE A THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY.

St. John Live Music Schedule

Friday 2/13

Aqua Bistro
Steven Sloan
5:30-8:30
340-776-5336

Beach Bar
Get Right Band
9:00
340-777-4220

Barefoot Cowboy Lounge
T-Bird
8:00
340-201-1236

Cruz Bay Landing
Bri Felix
6:00-9:00
340-776-6908

Shipwreck Landing
Tropical Sounds
6:30-9:30
340-693-5640

Skinny Legs
Chris Carsel & Friends
6:00-9:00
340-779-4982

Virgin Fire
Inner Vision
6:00 – 9:00
340-244-9713

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One thought on “Mangroves”

  1. I’m not a very experienced snorkeler, so I don’t think I’ll be doing the mangroves any time soon. But thanks to you I can see how lively and colorful they are.

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