|ST. SIMONS ISLAND – November 2013
Average Air Temperature – 69 degrees
Average Ocean Temperature – 63 degrees
Full Moon – Sunday, November 17th
|*Daylight Savings Time Ends November 3rd at 2 a.m.
St. Simons Lighthouse, St. Simons Island, Georgia.
St. Simons Island Tides
Tides along the Atlantic Coast change on a daily basis, check the St. Simons Island Tide Chart to make your days on the water or at the beach the best. All tides shown are referenced from the Savannah River Entrance.To calculate tide tables for St. Simons island, please use the following formulas: St. Simons Pier and Jekyll Pier add 15 minutes; Hampton River Club Marina add 25 minutes; Cloister, Sea Island Marina add 30 minutes.
Throughout most of the year on St. Simons Island, butterflies can be seen gathering nectar or flying along roadsides and waters’ edges. The fall in particular is a great time to spot butterflies along their migrations. These beautiful creatures come in a spectacular range of colors and the gulf fritillary is no exception, with its bright orange wings and […]
One of the favorite pastimes of St. Simons Island residents and visitors as they walk the beach or cruise the local waterways, is watching dolphins as they play, fish or simply swim on by. Many people don’t realize, however, that they are actually whale watching. Most of us think of whales as large marine mammals, up to 90 […]
Knobbed Whelk (Busycon carica)! Christened the state seashell in 1987, the knobbed whelk is a whorled shell, eight inches long at maturity, displaying heavy spines, many knobs, and an orange or red mouth. Minerals in Georgia coastal waters cause ocher striations on the sand-colored, semi-gloss surface. This marine snail shell is found all along Georgia’s […]