FishCast by Fathom Science

REGIONAL MAP NA005: Virginia to South Carolina, USA

Including Norfolk Canyon to Charleston, SC

Always cloud free • Ultra-high resolution • Best accuracy in the industry • Hourly maps to take offshore


Click the layers icon in the top right corner to change the display.

  • change information layers
  • change map background

Click a point to get its lat-lon coordinates.

Play with this map on line. It looks best if you make it full screen before adding layers.

Save map images, below, to take offshore. All are included in your membership!

Requires active membership to use.

This is a beta version, with the full version still in development. You may find a few glitches. See the FAQs for tips.


Times shown on maps are Eastern Time, even if the map shows an area from another time zone. Maps are updated daily by 13:00 Eastern Time.

Magenta contours in each map represent 150, 300, 450, 600, 1800, 3000, 4200, and 5400 feet (25, 50, 75, 100, 300, 500, 700, and 900 fathoms) water depth.

Maps are available for TODAY, TOMORROW, and the NEXT DAY. Download maps as close to the day of your trip as possible for highest accuracy.

Optimal Catch Location maps predict where gamefish should be based on environmental and biological conditions. We can’t predict whether the fish feel like biting!

Maps are not for navigation. Click the sample maps of this region to see exactly what it includes.

Sample Sea Surface Temperature

Sample Chlorophyll Concentration

Sample Optimal Catch Location

Click times to view and download maps :

June 24, 2021

Optimal Catch Location

June 23, 2021

Optimal Catch Location

June 22, 2021

Optimal Catch Location