Cloudfree SST Imagery


FishTrack's Maldives Fishing Chart includes Cloudfree Sea Surface Temperature images as well as the latest Sea Surface Temperature satellite images to help offshore anglers find fish faster.

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Sea Surface Temperature Charts to Find More Fish

Pelagic species including Tuna, Marlin, Sailfish, Wahoo, and Mahi, can be found in various ranges of water temperatures, gravitating to temperature breaks where bodies of cooler water meet warmer water which creates conditions of upwelling to start the marine food chain. Studying Sea Surface Temperatures (SST) near Maldives before heading offshore gives any serious angler the deciding upper hand.

FishTrack’s Cloudfree SST imagery - produced using data from collective satellite SST sources and aided by computer modeling to fill in areas blocked by cloud cover - offers the ultimate tool to help offshore anglers pinpoint and precisely locate desirable temperature breaks offshore. Concentrations of bait and gamefish will often occur where temperature and chlorophyll breaks are found in proximity to submarine contour changes around ledges, banks, canyons and seamounts.

With FishTrack’s ability to overlay corresponding altimetry (sea surface height anomalies), bathymetry, ocean current imagery, and local hot spots on top of any SST or Chlorophyll layer, successfully targeting fish offshore has never been easier.

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Maldives Offshore Fishing Hot Spots

Fishing access to the archipelago Maldives grounds are generally found out of the ports of Male', Diffushi and Fulidhoo. ”Offshore” fishing is almost literally done “inshore” as the dots of island in the chain are volcanic seamounts with steep dropping slops along their flanks. You can be into 1000 feet of water between the islands, but outside in the Indian Ocean, the shelf drops down to a massive 9000 to 12000 feet and more just offshore.

Maldives Ideal Fishing Seasons

Locations of various fish species are affected by water temperatures, time of year and availability of food. Sea surface temperature (SST) plays on integral role for targeting species in their respective seasons. For Maldives these are the best months to target these species:

  • Blue Marlin – November to March
  • Black Marlin – November to March
  • Yellowfin Tuna  – August to March
  • Wahoo – August to March
"FishTrack SST and Marine Forecast are the first two things I look at in the morning. Cloudfree satellite water temperature and an accurate reading of the winds and current decide how I'll spend my day."
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