As far as temps... 5/16
At the moment (5-16) the Chatham area in in a bit of a cold pocket while the mid-cape west is looking very good as is the bayside for surface temps. Most everything to the southwest is prime, RI and CT seem to be in a good temp zone and New York bight is good now as well...
So as far as temps go, the week of SW winds should put us in the groove; large biomass of bait and migratory stripers should theoretically be in our lap this weekend.
Paired with the fact that things already are well underway and got started early this year it should be on queue. I think watching this temp shift over the next few days will be a decent indicator.
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