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2013-02-08 1:29 PM

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I swam through Man O' War today (2-8-13) at Key Biscayne. 
This is a heads-up to my triathlon brothers and sisters that the Man O' War are now in our waters again. I was doin my 1mile open water swim and saw Man O' War washed up on the beach at Key Biscayne. I only saw small ones today. While I was doing my triathlon training 1 mile swim, a Man O' War went between my first and second left finger. Now my left hand is swollen and won't close, but the swelling seems to have stabilized. So be careful out there my brothers and sisters.
PS--seas were rough and viz sucked but there some nice beach buns out today
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2013-02-08 2:53 PM
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Subject: RE: Man O' War Key Biscayne
We saw several out there the other week, but if I see them on shore, I don't go in.  Some days there are none.  
2013-02-13 4:57 PM
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OK, the Man O'War are full size today (2/13/13).  Frown

So was the wind at 19mph and 2 1/2ft waves with whitecaps for my 1mile OW swim.  Frown

2013-03-14 7:53 PM
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3/12/13---Hundreds of small Man O' War on the beach today.
2013-07-17 8:00 PM
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Subject: RE: Man O' War Key Biscayne
No Man O War today, but the moon jellies are in at Biscayne Bay AND Virginia Key (This could be IMPORTANT if you are racing Virginia Key 7-21-13)

7-17-13 Biscayne Bay----I was out doing my 1 mile ocean triathlon training swim today and swam INTO aprox a dozen moon jellies. Viz was crap and triathlon swim goggle vision is NOWHERE as good as freedive masks, so there probably was WAY more moon jellies near me than I saw. This time of year (in Miiami) we do our triathlon swim wearing just a banana sling and feeling the jellies slide down your arm, along your chest/belly, banana sling , thighs and toes makes me wish I was wearing a dive suit.
Be careful out there IF you have reactions to moon jellies

PS--Viz was crap, pouring rain all morning, water temp 81F, zero wind and current and FLAT seas
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